Junior Lady Wildcats fall in district tournament finals

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Trumann’s Nygeria Jones shoots a jumper during the Junior Lady Wildcats game in the 3A-3 junior high district championship in Piggott. (DT Photo/Cosmo Cossey)

Trumann had trouble controlling Hoxie’s Jaecie Brown, who scored 28 points, in the Junior Lady Wildcats 36-30 loss this past Saturday in the 3A-3 junior high girls’ district finals at Piggott.

Jaidyn Chappell scored inside to give Trumann the early 2-0 lead before Hoxie scored back to back baskets to go up 4-2 with 3:26 left. Kayde Jones canned a three-pointer for the Junior Lady Wildcats only to see the Junior Lady Mustangs hit two free throws and convert an old-fashioned three-point play to make it 9-5 Hoxie. Kayde Jones scored inside for Trumann with 15 seconds left to make the score 9-7 Junior Lady Mustangs after one.

Kayde Jones hit two free throws for the Junior Lady Wildcats to tie the game at nine before back to back baskets from Hoxie made it 13-9 Hoxie with 1:24 left. The Junior Lady Mustangs hit one of two free throws to take a 14-9 lead at the half.

Full game story in February 14 PCDT!

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