December 31, 2015 - The Tenaha Lady Tigers Varsity Basketball team advanced to the semifinal round of Tenaha's Seventh Annual Holiday Hoops Basketball Tournament on Tuesday but it wasn't easy and took two overtimes to get the 65-60 win.
When Lady Tiger Brooke McClure hit a 3-point basket with 4.22 remaining in the game Tenaha had a 50-40 lead, however, Winnsboro's Kelsey Green had other plans.The Junior guard scored ten straight points to tie the game at 50-50 at the end of regulation.
The Lady Tigers and Lady Raiders fought hard for four minutes in the first overtime but the game was knotted at 59-59 and then went in to the double overtime.
Keanya Davis started the second overtime period with a 3-point play after being fouled on a breakaway layup and sinking a foul shot. LaPorsha Perry, Davis, and Bianca Davison all sank crucial free throws after the Lady Raiders had to foul when their own shots from the field missed their marks.
The Joaquin Lady Rams Varsity girl's basketball team fell to the Slocum Lady Mustangs in a close game which was decided by a bucket made by SHS in the last three seconds. The game ended with Joaquin trailing 45-43. The Lady Rams trailed by nine points at the end of the third period but they kept fighting and tied the game up at 40-40 when Katelyn Jackson sank two clutch free throws after Katelyn Martinez has stolen the ball at mid-court. Slocum went on another run but Lady Ram Daysa Lane hit a bucket that retied the contest at 43-43 with just 22 seconds remaining in the game.
Lady Mustang Taylor Clark hit a jump shot which clinched the win for Slocum with less than three seconds remaining and advanced SHS on to the Bracket A Consolation Championship on Wednesday.