Lady Cyclones fall to Orange Park in Tampa Bay Classic

Published 3:58 pm Thursday, December 30, 2021

The Lady Cyclones opened up play in the Tampa Bay Classic looking to gain some valuable experience while taking on some stiff competition in the tournament.

In their opening game with Orange Park High out of Florida, the Lady Cyclones held a lead through three quarters of play before the Lady Raiders responded in the final quarter with a 19-9 run to overtake the Lady Cyclones and win the contest 57-54.

The Lady Cyclones were led in the contest by Lina Lyon who registered 17 points in the contest. Renna Lane added 13 points for the Lady Cyclones.

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Orange Park was paced by a game-high 24 points from Eris Lester with Samantha Hardison adding 12.

Orange Park, 57-54
Elizabethton (54)
Olivia Holly 7, Lina Lyon 17, Renna Lane 13, Marlee Mathena 6, Maddie Fowler 3, Reiley Whitson 2, Katie Lee 6.
Orange Park (57)
Piera Alexander 2, Eris Lester 24, Samantha Hardison 12, Mychaela Parker 10, Nia Brown 9.
Elizabethton … 15 15 15 9 – 54
Orange Park….. 16 10 10 19 – 57