PHS Takes Down Hammond in Season Opener

PHSCrestThe Portage High School girls basketball team kicked off their 2013-14 season with a 67-20 victory over visiting Hammond Thursday night.

Alexis Johnson led a balanced effort with 16 points. Kaitlyn Dowd chipped in 10 points and Kaitlyn Steers had nine.

The Lady Indians took a 34-8 lead into halftime and outscored Hammond 31-12 over the final two quarters.

Diamond Fields led the Hammond effort with nine points.

Portage also won the JV game, 51-9. Bianca Vazquez paced the Lady Indians in that one, netting 11 points in the season opening win.