|Published: 11:21 AM, 01/30/2013
||Last updated: 11:23 AM, 01/30/2013
Author: Kevin Fritts
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
The Lady Bears took the floor Tuesday night in a district
matchup vs the Midway Lady Green Waves. The Lady Bears were looking to get their 8th win of the
season and to stay on top of the district 3A standings. The Lady Bears would take the lead in this
game early and never look back. Tellico earned a nice win by defeating the Lady Green Waves by a
final score of 61-46.
The Lady Bears would dominate the first quarter on both offense and defense. The Lady
Bears defense would hold the Lady Green Waves to only two first quarter points. Jasmine Harris and
McKinley Dalton would lead the Lady Bears to a 12-2 first quarter advantage. In the second quarter
the Lady Bears would explode for 24 points. Valerie Cheek and Brittany Kirkland would hit two of
the Lady Bears six three pointers on the night in the second frame.
Bailey Hunt would score 8 of her 12 points in the second quarter and come up with
some key offensive rebounds. The Lady Bears would take a 21 point lead into the locker room at the
half. Midway would make a run in the third quarter off of Lady Bears turnovers and cut the lead
down to 11 at one point. The Lady Bears would take a 47-34 lead into the fourth and final quarter.
The Lady Green Waves would cut the
lead to 47-36 and early in the fourth quarter. Then Valerie Cheek, Brayden Garren and Jasmine
Harris would all hit three pointers to extend the Lady Bears lead to 17 midway through the fourth
quarter. The Lady Bears were just too strong on both ends of the court all night long and that
prooved to be the difference in the end. The Lady Bears win 61-46.
The Lady Bears would hit 6 three pointers on the night. Offensive rebounds was
another key factor in the win for the Lady
Leading scorers for the Lady Bears included: Harris 22, Dalton 13, and Hunt with 12
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