Womens Basketball

WBB Survives Home Opener

Hot Springs, Ark.

Champion Lady Tigers defeated the Bacone Lady Warriors 89-82 in a high scoring physical contest. The Lady Tigers were down as many 18 points in the 1st quarter, but cut it to 7 by end of a high scoring first half with the Lady Warriors leading 46-39 at the break. 

The Lady Tigers roared out of the half time break, out scoring Bacone 31-18 in the 3rd quarter. The 4th quarter was a back and forth physical affair, with 67 total fouls in the game. Bacone had 6 players disqualified due to fouls and the Lady tigers losing 1 and 4 other players with 4 fouls. The Lady Tigers were able to escape thanks to clutch free throws down the stretch. 

Destiny Gonzalez paced the Lady Tigers with 31 points, 13 rebounds and 3 blocks. Lucy Parson added 12 points and 5 assists. Bacone was led by Sunzie Harrison with 22 points, Alize Ruiz added 19 points and 13 rebounds.