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JV Lady Lions defeat Luling 42-39

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By Alonzo Garza
POST-REGISTER

The Junior Varsity Lady Lions hosted the Luling Lady Eagles at the Lion’s Den on Monday, Nov. 24 and defeated them 42-39.

The Lady Lions took an early lead, ending the first quarter with a score of 10-4 and the second at 21-16.

Briana Ortiz scored a three-pointer and Samantha Duncan scored twice under the net in the

first. A layup by Nicole Matteson and two quick scores by Isis Johnson in the second, kept Luling with a five-point deficit going into the halftime break.

Luling bounced back in the third, getting within one point from taking the lead, but strong rebounding by Duncan and another three-pointer by Ortiz helped the Lady Lions maintain the lead and finish with a 42-39 victory.
Shelby Kennedy led the Lady Lions in scoring with 10 points, followed by Duncan with nine.

The Lady Lions traveled to Austin on Tuesday, Dec. 2 to face the Austin Travis Lady Cavaliers and will travel to Halletsville to participate in the Halletsville Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 4 through Saturday, Dec. 6. Check next week’s Post-Register for scores, highlight and tournament results.

The JV Lady Lions will host Pflugerville Connally at the Lion’s Den on Friday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

See you at the game.
agarza@post-register.com

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