Lady Lions open season with victory over Marked Tree
Manila’s Lady Lions opened the 2018-2019 season with a convincing 50-28 victory over Marked Tree in senior girls basketball action Monday night at Lion Gymnasium.
The Lady Lions led 13-6 after the first break, 24-17 at the half and stretched their lead to 40-20 after three quarters.
Meg Gifford pumped in 14 points to top Manila while Brailey Hampton added 11 more.
In junior high action, Manila stomped Marked Tree 39-9. Sadie McDonald paced Manila with 18 points while Madison Hitchcock added 13.
Manila’s senior Lady Lions participated in the Fight Like a Girl Classic Friday night at Marmaduke, knocking off Armorel 42-35.
Manila return to the hardcourt Monday night when they play host to visiting Buffalo Island Central. The Lady Lions close the week by entertaining Armorel on Thursday.