Lady Wildcats pull away in second half for win

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Trumann's Olivia Greenwell runs the Lady Wildcats' play as Lady Warrior Kurstin Bryan defends in basketball action this past Monday in Trumann. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

The Trumann Lady Wildcats held EPC to four points in the third quarter to break open a close game on their way to a 36-24 win over the Lady Warriors this past Monday in Trumann.

The Lady Warriors jumped out to a 5-0 lead as Markiya Ward canned a three-pointer and Madison Wiggins put back an offensive rebound only to see Olivia Greenwell drill a three-ball for Trumann before Tay Smith hit a jumper in the lane for the Lady Wildcats to tie the game at 5 with 1:16 left. Bre Ward hit one of two free throws for EPC with 26 seconds left to give the Lady Warriors a 6-5 lead after one.

Anna Waleszonia canned a three-pointer for Trumann to open the second quarter as Bre Ward answered with a three-pointer for the Lady Warriors to make the score 9-8 Trumann with 5:24 left. Tileyah Ward scored back to back baskets for EPC before Kayla Spence hit a jumper for the Lady Wildcats to make it 13-10 EPC. Trumann got an inside basket from Mycha Wilson, one of three free throws from Greenwell after being fouled shooting a three-pointer and a jumper in the lane from Tybra Crockett to give Trumann a 15-13 lead at the half.

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