MCHS girls’ basketball wrap-up

The Madison County High School Cowgirls basketball team played three games in a row last week. On Thursday, Dec. 10, the Cowgirls' opponent was the Wakulla War Eagles. JV faced off against the War Eagles at 6 p.m., while Varsity played at 7:30 p.m. During JV's battle against the War Eagles, the first quarter was a tie 3-3. In the second quarter, the War Eagles really took some damage, with the JV Cowgirls defeating them 13-2. In the third quarter, the JV Cowgirls were victorious once more, crushing the War Eagles with a final score of 8-2. In the fourth quarter, though, the JV Cowgirls fell short 10-2 but was still able to pull out a win with a final score of 26-10. Ken'neatha Newsome was the leading scorer of the game, scoring seven points. Racandra Smith and Te'zajahia Miller both scored five points. Chyna Frazier, Brittany Kinsey and Makeela Hawkins all scored two points each. Desirea Alexander contributed with three points. Varsity was up next and had the War Eagles lassoed during the first quarter, winning 28-3. Although the War Eagles had the upper hand in the second quarter and defeated the Varsity Cowgirls 16-6, the Varsity Cowgirls struck back in the third quarter and won 18-7. The War Eagles took the lead in the last quarter with a score of 12-5, but the Varsity Cowgirls managed to come up on top, winning with a final score of 57-38. Jameica Cobb was the leading scorer during the game, scoring a total of 20 points. Josie Long was not far behind, contributing with 16 points. Tamiera Mobley scored 16 points. In their next game on Friday, Dec. 11, the Cowgirls played in a home game against the Lowndes Vikings. JV played at 4 p.m. and unfortunately suffered a loss with a final score of 42-27. In their previous game against the Vikings, the Varsity Cowgirls really wrecked their opponent. However, this was not the case in the game held on Friday. Although hopes were high in the first quarter, with Varsity leading by one point and winning 16-15, the Vikings defeated the Varsity Cowgirls in the second quarter with a score of 17-7. The Varsity Cowgirls were able to strike back and smashed the Vikings in the third quarter with a final score of 19-12. The Vikings were left victorious in the last quarter, unfortunately crushing the Varsity Cowgirls by six points with a final score of 17-11. Cobb was yet again the leading scorer, scoring a total of 23 points. Mobley scored 11 points, with Long scoring seven points. Despite great efforts from every member of the team, the Varsity Cowgirls lost with a score of 61-53. In their last game of the week on Saturday, Dec. 12, MCHS was up against Hamilton County in an away game. JV played at 3:30 p.m. and were able to recover from their loss against Lowndes, defeating Hamilton with a final score of 50-31. JV led 17-11 in the first quarter and in the second quarter 14-4. Hamilton defeated the JV Cowgirls 9-4, but JV rose above in the last quarter with a score of 15-7. Newsome scored a total of 17 points, and T'keristen Brown was not far behind with a total of 15 points scored. Kinsey scored six points, and Alexander scored four points. Tamya Simmons and Hawkins both scored two points each. The Varsity Cowgirls were also quite successful against Hamilton in their game at 6:30 p.m. In three quarters, Varsity was in the lead, but fell short to Hamilton in the last quarter with a final score of 24-19; however, Varsity still won with a final score of 65-43. Cobb led her team, scoring a total of 30 points. Mobley scored 13 points, while Long scored 10 points.

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