BURNEYVILLE — Jacey Henry blocked three first-quarter shots and Turner's 1-2-2 zone press with a trap created havoc.
Springer entered the one-and-one with 1:07 remaining in the first quarter. The Lady Falcons committed two fouls the rest of the half.
Shyanne Parker scored in myriad ways, stretching Turner's lead to double figures for good 81 seconds into the second quarter.
Henry added another second-quarter block as Turner won 70-17 Thursday at Turner High School.
The pressure defense proved to be the difference, as Turner (2-0) scored 13 consecutive points following Madison Mapp's hoop to open the game.
Parker — who had a game-high 18 points — hit a 3-pointer from the left corner pushed Turner's lead to 18-7. She added four free throws, a layup in transition and a mid-range jumper during her nine-point second quarter.
Mapp led Springer (0-2) with nine points.
She picked up her second foul with 6:33 to play in the first quarter. Springer coach Traci Dragg allowed her to play through it.
Henry opened the second half with a hoop.

Box score

Turner 70: Shyanne Parker 18, Tracy McGill 10, Jacey Henry 9, Brianna Paul 9, Rylee Carter 8, Rebecca Stevens 5, Jaleigh Durst 3, Chloe Tynes 2, Seana Coker 2, Callie Hawkins 2, Kennedie Coker 2.

Springer 17: Madison Mapp 9, Alle Schmidt 4, Ashlynn Williams 2, Tristyn Rinehart 2.


Turner 4: Parker 2, Paul, Durst

Free throws

Turner: 10-20

Springer: 5-10


Turner scored five of its first seven points after offensive rebounds.

On the other end, the Falcons extended their 2-3 defense higher on the perimeter, causing problems for Springer.

Turner senior Dillon Mathis led all scorers with 17 points as the Falcons displayed a deliberate offensive pace in their 43-16 win.

Turner (1-1) displayed the type of patience and shot selection that coach Shane Wolfe wants to see. He also praised Mathis' leadership.

The Falcons won the battle on the offensive glass 11-5, converting those chances into 11 points against Springer's two.

"I thought we played well offensively,” Wolfe said.

Garrett McGuire led Springer (0-2) with six points.

Box score

Turner 43: Dillon Mathis 17, Justice Hartman 5, Carlo Crespo 4, Dalton Ford 3, Jacob Stewart 3, Colton Empey 3, Chase Greenwood 2, Logan Perryman 2, Zane Cooper 2, Seth Gibson 2.

Springer 16: Garrett McGuire 6, Tristan Amaya 4, Austin Meredith 4, Justice Hollybee 2.


Turner 1: Mathis

Springer 2: McGuire 2

Free throws

Turner: 6-13

Springer: 0-1