Jr. Lady Lions fall to Rivercrest in district semifinals

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Sydney Adcock splits a pair of Rivercrest defenders during Manila's 40-22 semifinal loss in the junior high district tournament Thursday night at Osceola.

Manila's Junior Lady Lions routed Piggott 36-17 in the first round of the 3A-3 District Tournament Monday night at Osceola.

Madison Bibbs runs down a loose ball as an unidentified Lady Colt gives chase Thursday night in 3A-3 Junior District Tournament action at Osceola. (Town Crier photos/Trent Fletcher)

Jordan Tyler led the Lady Lions with a game high 12 points. Jalyn Cates scored eight, Andi Baker tallied six while Madison Bibbs and Meg Gifford chipped in four points apiece. Sydney Adcock added two points.

Manila came up short in its bid to reach the tournament finals, dropping a 40-22 decision to Rivercrest in Thursday night semifinal action.

The Lady Colts raced to a 16-6 lead after the opening period and held a 21-9 advantage at the half. Rivercrest increased its margin to 31-13 after three quarters of play.

Jordan Tyler and Andi Baker led the Lady Lions with six points apiece. Meg Gifford scored four while Sydney Adcock, Jalyn Cates and Madison Bibbs all chipped in two points each.

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