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Minden downs North DeSoto

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Trey Oliver attempts a floater in the lane during Tuesday’s loss in order to
Lakeside. Oliver and the Tide bounced back again and beat North DeSoto
Thursday night at the Haughton Jack Clayton Invitational Tourney.

HAUGHTON C Webster Parish began it’s participation inside Haughton Jack Clayton Invitational Tournament with a 2-0 start out.

The Minden Crimson Tide and Lakeside Girl Warriors showed up ready to engage in Wednesday evening, each pulling out narrow victories against his or her first round opponents.

Minden was able to defeat the North DeSoto Griffins 50-49 in a online game where the Tide led wire-to-wire.

The Griffins have been put in a hole right away on account of an astounding firstquarter performance from the Tide’s Curtis Peterson, who knocked down half a dozen 3- pointers in the opening style and finished the game with a team-high Something like 20 points.

When Carter wasn’t eliminating the open trey, it was Zi Crawford penetrating towards tune of 12 points; Meanwhile, Trey Oliver continued to be a consistent profile on the floor for Minden at position guard, chipping in Eight points and managing the team’s offense. Although Minden held a new 10-point lead at the break, they had to hold off North DeSoto’s attempt for a fourthquarter comeback. The Griffins started climb back, aided by some quick, empty possessions using a young, inexperienced Tide squad.

“We had the lead throughout,Half inch Minden head coach Rennie Bailey said.

“But outside youth showed up in the fourth quarter. I thought we settled for too mant 3’s; hopefully this is a learning experience for us.”

With the win, Minden advances in the winner’s bracket where by they will face off with competition host Haughton, Thursday night during 8:30 p.mirielle.

Lakeside Lady Warriors vs. Montgomery Lady Tigers

The Lakeside Lady Warriors began his or her tournament run at Haughton Junior high school against the Montgomery Lady Tigers, receiving by just three points, 43-40, with regard to their fifth win early in 12 months.

The Lady Warriors were brought about by Ja’Mya Jackson with 20 points in a big night for the freshman; Allison Lofton followed using 8 points and LaCandria Vital added 7 points.

Much much like the Minden game, Lakeside stormed out to a large lead at halftime, going into the lockerroom in place 32-17.

“The first half was suitable for us,” Lakeside head coach Rendi Dillard said. “Defensively, we came out with level and pressured the golf ball well which caused Montgomery to change the ball over and gave us some quick points.”

The Lady Warriors did actually rest on their big head in the second half, as the Lady Tigers began to inch deeper and closer, trimming your deficit to three points by means of game’s end.

“The girls continue to be learning every game,” Dillard mentioned. “We’re making strides in the perfect direction.”

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