BY MARK TROUT –
The Mena Ladycats played one of their best games of the year on Monday, February 13, before falling to Malvern 41-38 in the first round of the 7-4A district tournament at Nashville.
Paige Evans led Mena with 15 points. Grace Wagner added 7. Reagan Sikes and Olivia Cannon each scored 6.
Jacoya Hodges led Malvern with 15 points. Laney Wallace added 10 for the Lady Leopards.