Lady Laker Basketball Stuns Glasgow in 4th Region Opener; Presale Tix Wed.

Photo Courtesy of Jessica Gossage

Yesterday afternoon (Sunday 3/1) the Lady Lakers defeated the Lady Scotties of Glasgow High 40-36 in the opening game of the Girls 4th Region Basketball Tournament EA Diddle Arena in Bowling Green.

The Lady Lakers struggled early, scoring only 9 points in the first half.  But, things finally got going for the team in the second half.  The Lady Lakers rallied from down 10 with 7:10 left in the game to take their first lead at 0:24 remaining in the game.  The Lady Lakers then pulled-ahead to win with a final score of 40-36.

The leading scorers for the Lady Lakers included a double-double from Star Marcum with 16 points and 10 rebounds.  Shiaynn Elkins and Sophie Shearer added 8 points each for the Lady Lakers.

For the next round (semifinal) of the 4th Region Tournament, the Lady Lakers will head back to Diddle Arena this Friday (3/6 at 6:00 pm) to face the Lady Purples of Bowling Green.  On February 20th the Lady Lakers defeated the Lady Purples at RCHS 43-42 in a thriller.

Pre-Sales for semifinal tickets will go on Sale Wednesday, March 4th from 8 am – 2 pm. During those hours the tickets will be sold in the front office at the High School (and in the front lobby during lunch hours).  Tickets will be $6 each until the first 300 sell out.  Tickets will be $8 at the gate.

This will be a very important game for the Lady Lakers and we need everyone to come out this Friday at 6:00 pm to support these girls and Coach Brett Blankenship against Bowling Green!

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