Roughriders Gymnasium on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 –
The Center Lady Roughriders varsity basketball team improved their District 17 4A record to 2-0 with a 41-33 home win over the Jasper Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday.
The Lady ‘Riders started slow and trailed Jasper 6-7 points at the end of the first period. Senior guard Kiddra Harper hit a 3-pointer late in the second period which helped CHS to take a narrow 18-17 lead into the lockerroom at the midway intermission.
Center outpaced Jasper 10-8 points during the third stanza and they took a 28-25 lead into the fourth period. CHS was able to outpace Jasper 13-8 points in the final frame to take the win. Sophomore May Johnson led Center with 11 points. Jakayla Brown led Jasper with 12.
The Lady ‘Riders now are 5-10 overall this season. They will travel to Palestine on Friday, January 14, 2022. Junior Varsity will tip off at 5 p.m. and varsity play will follow.