Shelbyville High School. Tuesday, January 9, 2018 –
The Tenaha Lady Tigers have moved their District 22 2A2 Varsity Basketball mark to 3-0 with a 69-30 road win over the Shelbyville Lady Dragons (0-3).
Tenahas’ Arlicia Roland scored 14, of her game-high 33, points during the first period and helped the Lady Tigers gain a 20-6 lead going into the second period.
Jaden Washington hit a 3-pointer to open up the second quarter. The Lady Tigers did not extend their lead in the second period, however, as each team scored 11 points and headed into the locker rooms with the Lady Tigers holding a 31-17 advantage after the completion of the first half of play.
The Lady Tigers had two scoring runs during the third period which helped them extend their lead to 52-24. They took a 28-point lead into the fourth and final quarter of action.
Destini Whitehead scored the first six points of the final stanza and helped Tenaha extend their lead to 39 points in the 69-30 win.
The Lady Tigers were led by Roland with 35 points, teammate Destini Whitehead added 16 points to the THS tally, also in double figures, was Lady Tiger Jaden Washington with 13 points. Tenahas’ overall record stands at 6-2. They will play at San Augustine High School on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Shelbyville had no players in double figures. Lady Dragons, JaKaitlon Bolton, Jasmine Osby, TyKevia Blount, and Kouja Gates each scored five points each to lead SHS scoring. The Lady Dragons overall record now stands at 2-4. They will play at Woden High School on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.