Paragould Ousts Lady Lions from Gerald Jennings Tourney 50-35
Manila's trip to the Gerald Jennings Holiday Invitational Senior Girls Tournament was short lived as Paragould sent the Lady Lions home with a 50-35 defeat in Tuesday's quarter-finals at Marked Tree.
Michelle Daniel had a game high 17 points to pace the Lady Lion attack. Rachel Cheadle scored six points, Rocio Bedolla added five points, Katie Veach and Heather Dozhier tacked on three points apiece while Kari Ramirez added one point to round out the Manila offensive attack. Ariel Walker paced a balanced Lady Bulldog attack with eight points.
Paragould jumped to a 15-3 first quarter advantage and held a commanding 31-8 lead at the half. The Lady Bulldogs led 45-22 after three quarters before Manila outscored Paragould 13-5 in the final quarter to set the final score. Manila finished 7-11 from the foul stripe while Paragould shot 7-13 from the charity line.