"Some of the younger ones are stepping up. We're happy with that. We've still got a lot of things to clean up. We haven't had really much [practice] at all. Hopefully, we can try and get some routine.''
Poca scored the first 11 points to start the game and never looked back.
Cunningham netted six of her 22 points during the opening 11-0 run to set the tone. She then tallied six straight points during an 8-2 run to begin the second quarter, handing the Dots a 19-5 advantage.
McGrew scored the first four points of the third period on a pair of layups off Sherman turnovers for a 27-5 edge with 6:31 left. Poca led by 24 points (39-14) heading into the fourth quarter and Cunningham sat the entire final period.
Bethany Kinder netted 12 points and grabbed four rebounds off the bench for Sherman.
"We're young and it showed,'' said Williams, who was without a starter and the first substitute off the bench because of holiday travel.
"We can't handle pressure very good. We hustled and kept fighting, but ... Poca is young, but they're getting better every day. They're pretty quick.''
Reach Tommy R. Atkinson at tatkin...@wvgazette.com or 304-348-4811.