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Carlsbad Cavegirls 2021 basketball stat leaders

The Carlsbad Cavegirls celebrates the first varsity win of its new head coach Matt Enloe on April 3, 2021. Carlsbad finished the season 7-3 before a COVID-19 outbreak forced the team to cancel its final game of the season.

The Carlsbad girl’s basketball season came to an unexpected end following a dominant district win against Roswell on April 27. The Cavegirls were scheduled to close out the regular season against district rival Hobbs on April 30 but a COVID-19 outbreak among the team forced Carlsbad to withdraw from the game and were not eligible to participate in the postseason due to the two-week quarantine.

Under first year head coach Matt Enloe the Cavegirls went 7-3 overall and 4-1 in district play. Two of the losses (Portales and Hobbs) came at the hands of teams that not only qualified for the postseason but reached at least the semifinals in their respective classification.

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The good news for the Cavegirls is the majority of the team will return next season with the graduation of just one player: Senior guard Hasana Akinloye. The majority of the team leaders were either juniors or sophomores.

Twelve Cavegirls played at least half the games on the schedule and eight played in at least seven contests. Here’s who led the team in the categories and how these girls finished the season.

Stat leaders

Allie Meyers, Sophomore #32

Allie Meyers takes a contested layup in the third quarter of Tueday's district game against the Roswell Lady Coyotes. Meyers finished with 12 points and Carlsbad won, 56-21.

Meyers did a bit of everything on the court and led the Cavegirls in both scoring (10.7), rebounds (8.7), steals (4.1) and blocks (2.4) in her seven games.

Morgan Boatwright, Junior #21

Carlsbad's Morgan Boatwright (21) gets a block against Carlsbad in the first half of their district game on April 27, 2021. Carlsbad won, 56-21.

Boatwright played in all 10 games for the Cavegirls and averaged 6.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.6 blocks, 1.5 steals and 1.1 assists a game. Boatwright led the team in 2-point field goal percentage, making exactly half her shots attempted.

Mariana Sepulveda, Sophomore #13

Photo highlights of the Carlsbad Cavegirls vs. Roswell Lady Coyotes district basketball game on April 27, 2021. Carlsbad won, 56-21.

Sepulveda played all 10 games and averaged 5.9 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.8 assists. She also scored the game-winning basket against the Artesia Lady Bulldogs to start off the season.

Kilea Estrada, Sophomore #22

Photo highlights of the Carlsbad Cavegirls vs. Roswell Lady Coyotes district basketball game on April 27, 2021. Carlsbad won, 56-21.

Estrada played in all 10 games for Carlsbad. She averaged 5.5 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 0.8 assists. She was the co-leader in free throw percentage on the team, going 14-for-20 (70 percent).

Aaliyah Jones, Junior #23

Photo highlights of Carlsbad vs. Artesia basketball on April 3, 2021. The Carlsbad Cavemen and Cavegirls swept the Bulldogs and Lady Dogs.

Jones played all 10 games and averaged 4.7 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.2 assists.

Hasana Akinloye, Senior #3

Photo highlights of Carlsbad vs. Artesia basketball on April 3, 2021. The Carlsbad Cavemen and Cavegirls swept the Bulldogs and Lady Dogs.

Carlsbad’s lone senior this year played in all 10 games. She led the team with 32 total steals and made free throws (19). She averaged 3.9 points, 3.2 steals, 2.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists. 

Dominique Chacon, Sophomore #10

Photo highlights of the Carlsbad Cavegirls vs. Roswell Lady Coyotes district basketball game on April 27, 2021. Carlsbad won, 56-21.

Chacon was the co-leader in free throw percentage on the team, going 14-for-20 (70 percent). In her seven games she averaged 3.3 points, 1.4 assists, 1.4 rebounds and one steal per game.

Abbey Dugan, 8th grade #12

Photo highlights of Carlsbad vs. Artesia basketball on April 3, 2021. The Carlsbad Cavemen and Cavegirls swept the Bulldogs and Lady Dogs.

Dugan played in seven games and averaged 3.3 rebounds, 3.0 points, 1.3 assists and one steal per game.

Matthew Asher can be reached at 575-628-5524, masher@currentargus.com or @Caveman_Masher on Twitter.