BY EASTON LEONARD –
Tuesday, January 10th, Acorn Lady Tigers hosted the Kirby Lady Trojans. After a slow start, both teams were able to end the first quarter with thirteen points apiece. In the second quarter, Kirby shot the ball pretty well, outscoring the Lady Tigers 15-11, as the Lady Trojans took a four point lead into halftime, with the score 28-24. Number twenty, Anderson, led Kirby with 8 points at halftime, while Faith Hill led the Lady Tigers with 7 points
The Lady Tigers came out with hot hands in the third quarter, scoring twenty points of their own, as they held Kirby to only eleven points. Hill put up 10 points just in the third for Acorn, as Tori Barrett added on 8 for the Lady Tigers as well. In the fourth quarter, Acorn continued playing great basketball, outscoring the Lady Trojans 16-8, to make the final score 60-47 in favor of Acorn.
Number twenty-two, Smith, led Kirby in scoring with 14 points, as number 23 added on 11 points as well.
Faith Hill led the Lady Tigers with 24 points, while Tori Barrett added on 19 points, Morgan Fagan 5 points, Brooke Bates 4 points, Makayla Anderson and Braxlie Strother 3 points and Brittany Wilhite 2 points.
The Jr. High Lady Tigers also defeated Kirby in a close one, with the score 31-28.