BRINGING THE THUNDER: Lady Bulldogs blow past Lady Bobcats

Published 12:05 am Saturday, February 2, 2019

The Andalusia Lady Bulldogs pulled out a 44-11 victory over the Opp Lady Bobcats on Friday night in Opp.
Andalusia’s Shalisa Thomas came up with a still and then turned it into a basket to put the Lady Bulldogs up 2-0.
Thomas added another bucket a few minutes later.
Addie Jacobs got the Lady Bobcats on the board as the score was 4-4 heading into the second period.
The Lady Bulldogs opened up the second period with a quick bucket from Katie Black.
Opp tied the game again with a pair of free throws from Wilson.
Eryanna Sheridan got rolling with a layup to give the Lady Bulldogs a lead that they wouldn’t give up.
Thomas converted on an and-one opportunity to give Andalusia a 13-6 lead.
The Lady Bulldogs continued their strong second period as a 3-pointer from Black helped put Andalusia up 24-7 at halftime.
Opening up the third period, Black drained another 3-pointer for the Lady Bulldogs.
Opp answered with a 3-pointer from Wilson.
Symone Reed then came through with a bucket and then a basket from Deniah Lawson put the Lady Bulldogs on top 31-10.
India Dowling-Green and Thomas kept things rolling for the Lady Bulldogs as they increased the Andalusia lead to 37-10.
The Lady Bulldogs continued to attack and back-to-back buckets from Lawson closed out the third period.
With one period left to play, the Lady Bulldogs were on top 41-10.
Both teams continued to battle into the final period, but the Lady Bulldogs were able to hold on for a 44-11 victory.
Thomas led the Lady Bulldogs with 10 points.
Sheridan ended the night with nine points.
Black and Dowling-Green finished the game with eight points each.
Wilson led the Lady Bobcats with five points.
“We came out slow,” Andalusia head coach Harrison Mims said. “We had a long night last night, but that’s no excuse. Right now, our main objective is getting in a good rotation and sharping up everything before area play.”
Mims said he was pleased with the way his bench players helped lift the team.
“The came in and gave us a spark,” Mims said. “The bench has been giving us a spark all year long. I was impressed, but that’s starting to become the standard. The bench gives us a spark when we need it and that’s very big.”