ANACOCO — Senior Allie Haymon proved to be of royalty on Saturday night.

By DANIEL GREEN

dgreen@leesvilledailyleader.com

ANACOCO — Senior Allie Haymon proved to be of royalty on Saturday night.

After being crowned homecoming queen at Anacoco High School for the year 2016, Haymon proved to be the queen of the court that night, scoring 16 points and grabbing five rebounds, leading the Lady Indians to a huge win over the defending state champion Holden Lady Rockets, 58-48.

With the win, Anacoco improved to 15-3 overall, while Holden fell to 12-3 on the season.

The Lady Rockets proved to be up to the task early on, taking a 6-2 lead before the Lady Indians began to rally.

Using a 13-6 surge to end the frame, the Lady Indians claimed a 15-11 lead going into the second period.

Holden managed to keep pace during the second period and closed the gap to one point, 27-26, only to see Anacoco all-stater Whitney Goins drill a three at the buzzer to send the Lady Indians into the locker room with a 30-26 lead.

Haymon came out of the gate hot in the second half, scoring seven straight points for Anacoco as the Lady Indians took an 11-point lead, 37-26, before Holden decided to fight back.

The Lady Rockets cut the deficit to five points, only to see Courtney Dowden score in the post to give Anacoco a 45-38 lead going into the fourth quarter.

Holden got no closer than six points the rest of the way as Anacoco held on for the win.

Annabelle Sellers and Goins each scored 12 points for the Lady Indians, with Goins recording four assists and two blocked shots.

Kaylee and Jaycee Hughes led the way for the Lady Rockets, scoring 19 and 14 points, respectively.

Anacoco Indians....59

Holden Rockets.....29

The Anacoco Indians scored the first 10 points of the game and never looked back in routing the Holden Rockets on Saturday night in the opening game of the homecoming doubleheader, 59-29.

Anacoco evened its record at 9-9 with the win, while Holden dropped to 3-14 on the season.

Hunter McCrary hit his first four shot attempts, while Brent Cosio added eight points as the Indians claimed a 19-8 lead at the end of the first period of play.

Behind the play of Cole Forbes, the Rockets were able to trim the deficit to eight points during the second, but the Indians scored the final seven points of the first half to go into the intermission with a 30-15 advantage.

The Indian defense limited the Rockets to just four points in the third quarter, while scoring 13 points in the frame, building a 43-19 cushion heading into the final eight minutes of play.

Anacoco finished off the contest with a 16-10 edge in the fourth, securing a big win.

Cosio led the way for the Indians in the victory as he registered 21 points, six assists, six steals and five rebounds, while McCrary contributed 19 points, eight rebounds and six steals.

Jordan Martin chipped in with nine points for the Indians in the victory.

Forbes had seven points to lead the Rockets in the loss, while Hunter Sullivan finished with six points and five rebounds.