Freshmen Lady Lions win one, lose one
By Alonzo Garza
The Freshmen Lady Lions fell 45-12 to the Pflugerville Connally Lady Cougars at the Lion’s Den on Friday, Dec. 5 and defeated the Hays Lady Rebels 24-18 at Hays on Tuesday, Dec. 2.
Lockhart vs. Connally
The Lady Lions had a difficult time playing the Lady Cougars on their home court on Friday.
The first quarte
r was slow for Lockhart, while Pflugerville Connally established their rhythm by putting 12 points on the board and allowing only two from the Lady Lions.
The second quarter had the Lady Lions doubling their efforts and scoring four points before heading into the locker room. The Lady Cougars also got busy, piling on the points to end the first half at 28-6.
Scoring from both teams slowed down during the third. The Lady Lions added three points to their score while the Lady Cougars added seven, ending the third at 35-9.
The fourth quarter was the most difficult for the Lady Lions as they scrambled to keep up with the Lady Cougars. The Lady Lions scored another three points for a total of 12 in the game. The Lady Cougars kept the pressure on Lockhart and added 10 points to their score for a final game score of 45-12.
Lockhart vs. Hays
The Lady Lions fought hard for their win over the Lady Rebels. Although the game was close, it was the determination of the team that secured the Lockhart victory.
The tough defense and scrappy play kept the Lady Lions in the lead throughout the game. The Lady Lions beat the Lady Rebels without their leading rebounders, Samantha Cowan and Brianna Riles who sat
out the game.
Candence Berry led the scoring with 11 points, eight rebounds and five steals. Jessica Estrada made five points one rebound and two steals. Bradie Bartsch made four points and two steals. Ashley Acosta made two points, one rebound and one steal.
The Lady Lions played at the Halletsville Tournament from Thursday, Dec. 4 to Saturday, Dec. 6 and played at Yoakum on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Check next week’s Post-Register for highlights and scores.