Lady Lions Sink Pirates 69-24

Wednesday, February 8, 2006

Town Crier Sports Staff

Michelle Daniel poured in 29 points while Katie Veach recorded a double-double, scoring 13 points while snaring 23 rebounds, as the Lady Lions whipped Gosnell 69-24 in senior girls action Monday night at Gosnell.

Rachel Cheadle added 12 more points as Manila improved to 11-17 overall and 6-4 in 3AAA South Conference action. Brittany Hoopengardner led Gosnell with 11 points.

The Lions dropped a heartbreaking 54-53 decision to Osceola Thursday night at Manila in the Lions' final regular season conference game of the year.

Lakesha Lambert pumped in 24 points while Kiarra Robinson added 16 more to pace the Lady Seminoles, who locked up third place in the 3AAA South.

Michelle Daniel scored 17 points while Rachel Cheadle and Katie Veach added 11 and 10 points respectively to pace the Lady Lion attack.

In junior high action, Osceola got by the Lions 44-38.

Manila's senior girls will return to action Monday night when they travel to Caraway to face the Lady Rebels. The senior B game will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Senior A contest. Manila will also hit the road Thursday night as they journey to Westside to face the Lady Warriors in another Senior A-B match-up.

The Junior Lady Lions will participate in the 3AAA South District Tournament beginning Monday night at Manila.

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