Lady Tigers drop two following win over Trinity

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 13, 2007

The Greenville High School Lady Tigers averaged just five points a period Tuesday night and it wasn't enough as the Demopolis Lady Tigers escaped with the victory, 47-20.

Although the Greenville defense was able to hold Demopolis to just six points in the third period, the Demopolis offense regrouped in the final period to score 13 points.

Victoria Gentry led Greenville with five points while Lakeeta Bonner finished with four and Nicole Norton and Tamara Truitt each had three.

Demopolis' Jasmine Hardy had a game-high 11 points while another Jasmine, Jasmine Simmons, had 10 points and Aleshia Arnold had seven in the win.

The Lady Tigers will return to action January 19 against Hillcrest-Evergreen in the first game of three-game home stand.

In previous games:

Wilcox-Central 61, Greenville 33

The Wilcox-Central Jaguars took advantage of 20-point halftime led January 6 to cruise to victory over the Greenville Lady Tigers, 61-33.

Nicole Norton was the leading scorer for the Tigers with eight points while teammate Alexis Salter finished with seven points.

Victoria Gentry, Cresheva Johnson, Lakeeta Bonner and Crenshaw each had four points in the loss.

The Jaguars had three players scoring in double-digits with Raneisha Moorer leading the way with a game-high 18 points.

Jones also had 17 points for the Jaguars while teammate James had 10 in the win.

Calhoun 44, Greenville 39

The Class 3A Calhoun Tigers, down by one at the half, took control of the second half and never relinquished the lead January 5 en route to a 44-39 win over the home-team Greenville Lady Tigers.

Although the Lady Tigers led by three at the end of the first period and by one at the half, they couldn't not slow down the Calhoun offense in the second half.

Alexis Salter had a team-high 15 points for the Lady Tigers while teammate Lakeeta Bonner contributed 13 points.

Victoria Gentry also had five points for the Lady Tigers while Adrianne Rudolph, Nicole Norton and Lakeidra Savage each had two points in the loss.

For Calhoun, Catrice Alexander had a game-high 22 points.

Fortune Smith turned in nine points and teammate Treshunicca Hudson had six in the win.

Greenville 38, Trinity 30

After holding the Trinity Wildcats scoreless in the first period, the Greenville Lady Tigers cruised to victory December 30, 38-30.

Eight players scored for the Lady Tigers, led by Alexis Salter's 13 points.

Lakeeta Bonner had nine points, Nikia Powell and Nicole Norton each had four points and Victoria Gentry, Adrianne Rudolph, Rachel Williams and Ashley baker each had two in the win.

For the Wildcats, Laura Waters was the leading scorer with seven points while Donica Knight and Sarah Voreis each had five in the loss.

Greenville 45, St. Jude 39

The Greenville Lady Tigers overcame an early deficit December 29 to hold on for the 45-39 win over the Class 1A St. Jude Pirates.

The Lady Tigers were led by Alexis Salter with 12 points, followed by Lakeeta Bonner with 10 points, including 3-of-4 from the free-throw line.

Rachel Williams also had eight points, Lakeidra Savage had five, Ashley Baker had four and Victoria Gentry and Nicole Norton each had three in the win.

For the Pirates, Bailey was the leading scorer with 13 points while Watkins had 10 in the loss.