The Minden Lady Tiders reminded everyone so why they started the season 22-2 with a 16-game win streak.
Playing with full strength for the first time in a single month, Minden outclassed the Assumption Lady Mustangs through the opening tip on their way to the 76-33 victory.
Head coach Jacob Brown lightly was able to rest his starters for most of the fourth three months in advance of next Tuesday’s game with Class 4A’s No. 3 seed starting, Ellender.
“I thought our girls ended up being great tonight,” Brown said. “We were able to apply several pressure and create some turnovers. I’m just proud of how aggressive we all played.”
Minden shot out of the checkpoint, taking a 19-9 lead at the end of a quarter. The Lady Tiders put the game out in the second quarter which has a shocking 23-0 run, extending its lead from 19-11 to 42-11 in a very six-minute scoring onslaught.
Most of Minden’s felony came courtesy of their full-court, imprisoning defense.
“Really pleased with our preventive intensity,” Brown said. “We were rotating and getting in transition; it was a good night.”
Leading the way in the scoring column was junior Strawberry Batton by using 21 points. Sophomore Bre Rodgers posted 17 points, Sha Whiting added 14 factors and Whitney Aubrey finished with 9 factors.
Lakeside vs. Rapides
The Lakeside Lady Warriors’ season determined with a 69-39 loss to the Absolutely no. 1 seed in Class 2A, Rapides.
Despite losing, the Lady Warriors made your playoffs for the first time in 5 years under first-year head coach Lyndzee McConathy, who did a masterful career of transforming a downtrodden plan into a contender over the course of many months.
“We got down in the initially quarter and it really wounded us,” McConathy said. “We competed even with them the rest of the way.”
Lakeside scored only 1 point in the actual disastrous opening quarter, walking by 22-points by the time they recoverable from Rapides’ strong opening upturn.
“It was great experience,Half inch McConathy said. “We got our ft . wet being in a playoff recreation for the first time in five years; this holiday season had ups and downs, but the constant this season was our work. They have given me their all and improved regular. This year is just the beginning of precisely what Lakeside is going to become.”
Jazzmyn White guided the team with 15 items, followed by LaCandria Key with On the lookout for points. Allison Loftin scored 6 points and Jhasmine Lewis pitched in 5 factors.