Manila has a lot of bragging rights in town as the Junior Lady Lions are having a great season and are sitting in the driver's seat for first place at 9-0 and gives the junior Lions a 15-7 overall record. Manila picked up their ninth win with a 46-17 win over Marianna on Thursday. The junior Lady Lions jumped out to a 16-3 first quarter and cruised to a 31-7 halftime advantage. The junior Lady Lions outscored Marianna 15-3 in the
third and took the win in the fourth.
MJHS was led by Kimberly Wise with 16 followed by Michelle Daniel with 14.
Others scoring were Colleen Kemp with nine; Heather Dozhier with five; and Rebekah White with two.
The senior Lady Lions also defeated Marianna with a 56-28 win to improve to 6-3 in conference play and 14-11 overall. Manila led 16-5 after one and held a 30-13 at the half. Outscoring Marianna 20-10 in the third Manila was able to push their advantage to 50-23 before getting the conference win.
Rachel Cheadle led MHS with 15 followed by Katie Veach with 14 points and seven assists. Whitney Shepard added 11 for Manila while Deborah White added eight points while grabbing 11 rebounds. Amanda Henson added six and Rocio Bedolla added two in the win.
Manila met up with conference leaders Rivercrest on Monday falling to the Lady Colts 68-43. Deborah White led MHS with 18 points followed by 11 from Rachel Cheadle. Others scoring for Manila were: Whitney Shepard six; Amanda Henson four; Katie Veach four; and Rocio Bedolla two. Scoring for Rivercrest were: Pauline Love 23; Starr Taylor 14; and Hannah Lark 10.
The junior Lady Lions picked up the win 62-57 while sinking 28 of 42.
Freshman Michelle Daniel led with a career high 31 points followed by Colleen Kemp with 17. Others scoring were: Heather Dozhier eight; Kimberly Wise four; and Rebekah White two. Rivercrest was led by Jazsma Winda with 18.