Lady 'Jackets ousted in tourney opener

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Bay did not get a chance to defend their title from last year as the Lady Yellowjackets lost a 38-37 nail-biter to Marmaduke this past Friday at the 58th annual Williams Baptist College tournament held in Walnut Ridge.

Bay's Abby Frisby tires to drive past Marmaduke's Natalie Lentz during the Williams Baptist College tournament this past Friday in Walnut Ridge. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Mallory Hartley got Bay on the board with a basket off an offensive rebound as Marmaduke canned a three-ball to make it 3-2 Lady Greyhounds. Whitlee Layne scored inside before adding two free throws to give Bay a 6-3 lead. Marmaduke canned another three-ball to tie the game at six only to see Layne and Shelby Corn drill back to back three-pointers to make the score 12-6 Lady 'Jacket with just under a minute left. Marmaduke hit four of five free throws to make the score 12-10 Bay after one.

Marmaduke opened the second quarter with an 8-0 run to take a 18-10 lead before Abby Frisby netted a three-pointer for Bay making the score 18-15 Lady Greyhounds. Layne hit three of four free throws on back to back trips to the line to make the score 18-18 with 2:37 left. Marmaduke hit a free throw with 45 seconds to take a 19-18 lead at the half.

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