Gosnell sails past Lady Lions 56-42

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Manila traveled to Gosnell Thursday night and fell victim to the Lady Pirates, dropping a 56-42 decision.

Meg Gifford paced the Lady Lion effort, scoring 15 points, while Presley Pierce also netted double digits with 10 points. Courtney Merritt had seven, Brailey Hampton tallied four, Kaitlyn Adams contributed three while Jill Helton chipped in two points. Kaitlyn Weathers added one point.

The junior high game went into overtime, with Gosnell handing Manila a heartbreaking 30-29 defeat. Ashten Wallace paced the Lady Lions with 14 points. Sadie Massey scored eight, Sadie McDonald had four, Madison Hitchcock netted two while Olivia May pitched in one point.

The Lady Lions return to action Monday night with a home game against Westside. Manila will close the week with a road trip to Lake City on Thursday where they will meet the top ranked team in 3A, Riverside.

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