Lady Lions open season with victory over Marked Tree

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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.

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