Junior Lady Wildcats get home win over Gosnell

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Sonia Barnes of Trumann guards a Gosnell player during the Lady Wildcat's game with Gosnell last Thursday at Wildcat Gym. (DT Photo/Cosmo Cossey)

Trumann used a 10-2 run over the last four minutes of the game to break a 27-27 tie on their way to beating Gosnell 39-27 in junior high basketball action this past Thursday at Wildcat Gym.

Gosnell got on the board first hitting one of two free throws before Trumann got back to back jumpers from Sonia Barnes and Nygeria Jones to go up 4-1. The Junior Lady Pirates hit one of two free throws again as Nygeria Jones scored from the paint to make it 6-2 Junior Lady Wildcats with 2:07 left. Gosnell hit two free throws only to see Nygeria Jones drill a three-pointer to make the score 9-4 at the end of one.

Gosnell scored back to back baskets to cut the lead to 9-8 only to see Trumann end the half on a 9-0 run. Dajunique Jones hit two free throws as Nygeria Jones canned a three-ball making it 14-8 with 2:43 left. Kayde Jones hit two free throw before Sonia Barnes got a steal and layup to make the score 18-8 Junior Lady Wildcats at halftime.

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