BY EASTON LEONARD –
Monday night, January 29th, the Acorn Jr. Lady Tigers hosted the Dierks Jr. Lady Outlaws.
Acorn opened the game up with a bang, holding the Jr. Lady Outlaws to only four points in the first quarter, while scoring twelve points of their own. In the second quarter, the Jr. Lady Tigers defense didn’t let up one bit, holding Dierks to just five points, while their offense scored thirteen. The Jr. Lady Tigers went into halftime with a sixteen point, 25-9, lead.
At the half, Mounts led Dierks with 4 points, while Butterfield led the Jr. Lady Tigers with 8 points.
In the third quarter, Acorn outscored the Jr. Lady Outlaws 11-0, to extend their lead to twenty-seven, 36-9, going into the fourth and final quarter of play. Continuing excellent defense, the Jr. Lady Tigers held Dierks scoreless again in the fourth quarter, to win the game by forty-one, 50-9.
Mount led the Dierks Jr. Lady Outlaws with 4 points, as Eckert and Jones added on 2 points each, and A. Strasner 1 point.
Sunshine Butterfield led the Acorn Jr. Lady Tigers with 11 points, while Halli and Corryn Holland both chipped in 8 points each, Blair and Ellis 6 points each, Ashlynn Bissell and Weddle 4 points each, Warren 2 points, and Tedder 1 point.
This week, the Jr. Lady Tigers will compete in the 1A-7 West Jr. District Tournament at Oden.