BY EASTON LEONARD –
On Tuesday, November 28th, the Mena Ladycats senior high basketball team hosted the Waldron Lady Bulldogs at the Union Bank Center.
In a low scoring first quarter, with only twelve total points scored, Waldron outscored the Ladycats 10-2. Both Mena and the Lady Bulldogs scored four points each in the second quarter, allowing Waldron to take an eight points, 14-6, lead into halftime.
At the half, Paige Evans led the Ladycats with 3 points, as number ten, Burdess, led Waldron with 9 points.
In the third quarter, Mena outscored the Lady Bulldogs 15-10, to come within three points, 24-21, of Waldron going into the final quarter of play. In the fourth, the Lady Bulldogs were able to hold onto their lead, and went on to defeat Mena 34-29.
Burdess, number ten, led the Waldron Lady Bulldogs with 20 points, as Slater, number five, scored 5 points, and Diaz and Davis 3 points each.
Paige Evans led the Mena Ladycats with 10 points on the night, while Cadie Cannon scored 7 points, Destiny Ortiz 5 points, Tateli Thacker 4 points, and Kiera Kesterson 3 points.
This week, on Friday, December 8, the senior high Ladycats will travel to Cossatot River to take on the Lady Eagles.