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Acorn Girls Win District Tournament

The Acorn girls and the Dierks boys claimed the team titles Saturday night at the 2A Region 7 Conference Tournament in Mount Ida.

The Lady Tigers defeated the Cossatot River Lady Eagles 55-35 to win the girls conference tournament championship. The Lady Tigers reached the finals with a 67-38 victory over Horatio in the semifinals Thursday night. The Acorn girls, coached by Mike Jackson, will take a 28-4 record into the 2A South Regional Tournament this week at Fordyce. The Lady Tigers tangle with Lafayette County’s Lady Cougars in the opening round Wednesday at 4:00.

The Cossatot River girls defeated Murfreesboro in Thursday’s semifinals 51-42. The Lady Eagles, coached by Tyler Timms, will take a 22-11 record into regionals. Cossatot River’s girls will battle Camden Harmony Grove’s Lady Hornets Thursday at 7:00 in Fordyce.

In the boys championship contest Saturday night in Mount Ida, the Dierks Outlaws defeated the Acorn Tigers 70-54. Acorn defeated Foreman 83-75 in Thursday’s semifinal round action. The Tigers, now 22-9 on the year, will meet the Fordyce Redbugs in the regional tournament at Fordyce on Thursday night at 8:30.

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