Lady Tigers dominate McKenzie

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 16, 2015

Kayla Hinson is fouled hard while going up for a layup.

Kayla Hinson is fouled hard while going up for a layup.

The Red Level Lady Tigers cruised to a 50-9 victory over the McKenzie Lady Tigers Thursday night in Red Level.


Red Level jumped out to a 12-3 lead by the end of the first period. Shelby Holley found her stroke in the first period, and accounted for 8 of Red Level’s points. Kayla Hinson and Hannah Colvin had 2 points each for Red Level in the opening period.


Holley continued to find the basket with consistency in the second period. Holley finished the second period with 10 points. Hinson and Natalie Feagin rounded out Red Level’s second period scoring with 4 points each. Heading into halftime, Red Level held a tremendous 30-5 lead.


In the third period, Red Level outscored McKenzie 16-0, and led 46-5 heading into the final period. Hinson led Red Level with 7 points, and Holley chipped in another 6 points.


The fourth period was nothing more than Red Level running the clock out for a 50-9 victory over area rival McKenzie. Feagin had 2 points in the period after going perfect on a one-and-one opportunity. Ansley Russell also had 2 points for Red Level in the final frame.


Holley led all scorers with 24 points, and Holley finished the night with a strong 13-point performance.


“Really proud of the win tonight,” Red Level head coach Allen Catrett said. “We just have to keep in mind that we aren’t just playing against a team out there, but we are also playing against perfection. Tonight we did the all the small things right that win you ball games. I thought we started out a bit sluggish, but once the girls settled in I thought they did a very good job.”


With the win the Red Level moves to 9-9 overall, and 2-2 in area play.