Jr. Lady Cyclones sweep past visiting Sevier

Published 12:59 am Friday, November 19, 2021

BY CARTER NAGY
STAR CORRESPONDENT

The T.A. Dugger Lady Cyclones varsity and junior varsity both came out on top against the visiting John Sevier Lady Warriors Thursday evening.

VARSITY
The Lady Cyclones had a good game on their hands, winning 37-30.

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Defense for the Lady Cyclones was locked in during the first half, holding the Lady Warriors to only eight points compared to the Jr. Lady Cyclones who scored 16 points.

The third quarter was a different story. The Lady Warriors scored 11 points, reversing roles on the Lady Cyclones, coming up with several steals. The Lady Cyclones stayed in the game however scoring 10 points.

The fourth quarter started with the Lady Cyclones ahead 26-20. Once again, the Lady Warriors defense stepped up and forced the Lady Cyclones to turn the ball over frequently.

However, the Lady Warriors’ seven fouls in the second half was the price to pay for their defense. This put the Lady Cyclones in the bonus. The Lady Cyclones scored eight of their 19 points in the second half off of bonus free throws.

The Lady Warriors defense started off slow but ended up forcing 14 turnovers, while only giving up 1 turnover in the entire game.

It’s safe to say the Lady Cyclones offense won this game. Adrian Heading put up 14 points followed by Michelle Shields’ 10 points. The remaining point leaders were Rylee May (6 pts), Jamira Smalls (5 pts), and Reagan May (2 pts).

On the Lady Warriors’ side, two players stood out as Jones put 11 points on the board and McReynolds also had 11 points.

TAD, 37-30
T.A. Dugger: 8 16 26 — 37
John Sevier: 4 8 20 — 30

JUNIOR VARSITY
The junior varsity contest was very different from the varsity. The Jr. Lady Cyclones blew out the Jr. Lady Warriors 44-13.

The Jr. Lady Cyclones held the Jr. Lady Warriors to six points in the third and zero in the fourth.

TAD, 44-13
T.A. Dugger: 6 18 25 — 44
John Sevier: 4 7 13 — 13
TAD scoring: Londyn Taylor (10), Daisey Parks (9), Laci Gobble (7), Sydney Minton (4), Caylie Tester (4), Aerryan Fleenor (4), Madison Barnett (2), Kylee Campbell (2), Ava Sheets (2).