BY EASTON LEONARD –
On Tuesday, October 17th, the Acorn Lady Tigers basketball team hosted the Ouachita Lady Warriors to kickoff their season at home.
The Lady Tigers tipped off in their home white jerseys, as Ouachita sported their green uniforms.
Acorn scored the first two points of the afternoon, and didn’t dare take a look back. After the Lady Warriors scored a two point bucket to make the score 11-7, the Lady Tigers ended the first quarter on a 13-2 run, to make the score 24-9 going into the second period. The Lady Tigers continued to extend their lead in the second quarter, as Acorn outscored the Lady Warriors 19-13, to take a 43-22 lead into halftime.
Sophie Jackson led the Lady Tigers with 25 points at halftime, while Emily McBay led Ouachita with 9 points.
The game didn’t change much in the third quarter, as Acorn scored the first six points and went on to barely outscore the Lady Warriors 18-16, to take a 61-38 lead into the final quarter of play. In the fourth quarter, the Lady Tigers defense held Ouachita to only eight points, as Acorn extended their lead to twenty-eight, and won the game by a score of 74-46.
Emily McBay led the Ouachita Lady Warriors in scoring with 15 points, as Maci Davis followed with 12 points, Georgia Davis 9 points, Haley Langley 6 points, and Sidney Kuykendall 2 points.
Sophie Jackson led the Lady Tigers of Acorn with 34 points, while Faith Hill scored 19 points, Tori Barrett 10 points, Lexi Powell 8 points, Sydney Crawford 2 points, and Braxlie Strother 1 point.
On Monday, October 23rd, the Lady Tigers traveled to County Line, but will be back at home against Cossatot on October 30th.