Leading into the holidays, a couple of our county teams are entering the break with some motivational wins.
The Lady Jags defeated Jefferson County by 35 points to move to 7-2 on the season. The final score was 58-23. Dondrea Harris hit three 3-pointers, dished out six assists and garnered six steals on her way to a 25-point night. The Lady Jag team also got a big revenge win over Leon High last week. The Jaguars outscored the Lions in every quarter but one and used a 19-10 first quarter lead to propel them to victory. Again, Harris led all scorers with 18 points.
Both the East Gadsden girls’ and boys’ team will be participating in the Capital City Classic beginning December 20 & 21. There are 12 teams on the boys’ side and four on the girls’ side. Particpating girls’ teams are PK Yonge, FAMU, Valdosta and East Gadsden.
In what should be an excellent matchup, the Lady Jags face FAMU on Friday at 4:30. They then take on PK Yonge on Saturday at 4:30. The tournament will be played at Tallahassee Community College.
The Lady Lions roared to a dominating win over North Florida Christian this past week. Tallavana Christian scored the program’s most points in recent memory in a 62-8 annihilation of North Florida Christian. Taniah Lockwood led her team with 19 points and Scott added 14 points.
The Munroe Lady Cats dropped three games last week. They dropped one to visiting North Bay Haven on Monday, losing 59-41. Karleebeth Perkins and Jeri Sloan had 11 points apiece in the loss. Perkins added 15 rebounds and Sloan 11 rebounds.
On Tuesday they travelled to Brookwood in Thomasville and lost to the Georgia school 34-22 in a low scoring contest. No Munroe players reached double figures but Sloan scored eight points.
On Friday the team got into foul trouble and lost key players leading to a 51-43 loss at Grace Christian in Bainbridge. A 21-9 start doomed the Lady Cats from the beginning.
Jeri Sloan and Kadejah Glynn each scored nine points. Mary Pat Thomas pulled down 12 rebounds and she and Maddey Pappadakis had five steals apiece.
The team dropped to 4-6 on the season with the loss.
The Panthers defeated Liberty County in a district matchup. The Panthers jumped out to a 20-5 first quarter lead and despite being outscored in every other quarter, hung on for the win.