Junior Lady Wildcats pick up road win

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Trumann got double digit outputs from Kayla Spence and Caroline Morgan as the Junior Lady Wildcats posted a 43-21 win over Marked Tree this past Monday night in Marked Tree.

Trumann's Caroline Morgan is defended by Marked Tree's Taylor McCuiston during junior high basketball action this past Monday in Marked Tree. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Spence opened the scoring with a jumper in the land followed by Heavenly Lofton hitting one of two free throws to give Trumann a 3-0 lead. Haley Mathis got inside for a Trumann score making it 5-0 with 2:36 left. Morgan canned a three-pointer before Emma Turner scored off an offensive rebound right before the buzzer giving the Junior Lady Wildcats a 10-0 lead after the first quarter.

Shira Hendrix got Marked Tree on the board with a jumper to start the second quarter making the score 10-2. Spence hit a jumper in the lane before the Junior Lady Indians got baskets from Taylor McCuiston and Makayla Marshall making the score 12-6 Trumann with 3:46 left. The Junior Lady Wildcats reeled off the next nine points as Spence and Turner both scored inside, Hannah McClaughlin hit one of two free throws and followed with a jumper in the lane and Spence connected on a jumper to make the score 21-6 Trumann. Alundra Rand canned a three-pointer for Marked Tree at the buzzer making the score 21-9 Junior Lady Wildcats at the half.

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