Tenaha Special Events Center, Tuesday, November 18, 2019 –
The Tenaha Lady Tigers Varsity Basketball Team took a 42-32 home win over the Center Lady Roughriders in a hard-fought pre-district game. Center got five first-quarter points from senior forward Ja’Kayla Parks which helped them lead 5-4 at the end of the first quarter. Tenaha outscored Center 10-7 in the second period and took a narrow 14-12 lead into the midway intermission.
The Lady Tigers were able to outpace Center by a 14-8 point margin in the third stanza which gave them a 28-20 lead headed into the final quarter. The Lady ‘Riders were not able to chip away at the THS lead as the Lady Tigers scored 14 points to the Lady ‘Riders 12 in the final stanza.
Center’s top scorer for the night was Ja’Kayla Parks with 13 points. Tenaha was led by Kamari Gray and Jonisha Thompson with nine points each.
The Lady Tigers will head to Colmesneil next Monday, November 25, 2019 for a 1 p.m. tipoff with the Lady Bulldogs.
The Lady Roughriders will host the Garrison Lady Bulldogs at Roughriders’ Gymnasium Friday, November 22, 2019 at 6 p.m.