Lady Roughriders Fall to Lady Bulldogs 47-36 Still Fighting for District 17 Playoff Spot

Center Roughriders Gymnasium on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 -

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The Center Lady Roughriders varsity basketball team fell at home to the Carthage Lady Bulldogs by a 47-36 score on Tuesday. Center now has a 7-12 overall standing and a 3-5 District 17 4A mark. Carthage is 11-15 overall and 5-2 overall.

The game was close early and Carthage held a narrow 7-6 point lead at the end of the first quarter. By halftime Carthage had built their lead to 19-15.

Carthage led by 6 points at the conclusion of the third stanza and they held a 29-23 advantage.

Center was led by Lanaijha Johnson with 14 points and Gabby Whisenant with ten points. Carthage was led by Kaylen Igbokwe with 12 points and Za’kyra Myers with ten.

Center will next travel to Chapel Hill’s Bulldogs Gymnasium on Tuesday, January 20, 2023 for more District 17 action. Sub-varsity play begins at 4:30 p.m. with varsity games to follow.