Cushing High School on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 –
The Tenaha Lady Tigers Varsity Basketball Team saw their season come to an end after a 61-49 point loss to the Douglass Indians. The Area Playoff game was played at Cushing High School a neutral location.
Douglass gained an early 11-8 point lead midway through the first quarter and led 18-12 going into the second period. They held a 32-26 advantage over THS at the midway point.
Tenaha battled to catch up but Douglass junior post Mariah Neal got hot and helped DHS move out to a 49-39 lead by the end of the third stanza. Neal led all scorers with 35 points for the day. Teammate Josie Watson scored 18 points for Douglass.
Tenaha was led by Tiyanna Dagley with 26 points. Kamari Gray added 11 points to the Tenaha score sheet.
Tenaha finished the season with a 15-5 overall record.
Douglass stands at 24-0 and will now face Hawkins in the quarterfinals of the UIL Basketball Playoffs at a time and location to be decided later.