he top No. 1 seed Spring Hill Lady Bears will play for the 7-2A Southeast District Tournament title tonight in the girls championship game against Harmony Grove Lady Hornets at 7 p.m. in Bearden.
The top No. 1 seed Spring Hill Lady Bears will play for the 7-2A Southeast District Tournament title tonight in the girls championship game against Harmony Grove Lady Hornets at 7 p.m. in Bearden. The Lady Bears came out victorious over Rison Lady Wildcats 52-47 in the semifinals on Friday night.
The Lady Bears took the early first half lead 25-16 over Rison at halftime. In the second half, the Lady Bears dropped 26 points in the basket despite Rison equaling Spring Hill's scoring with 26 points combined for third and fourth quarter scoring.
For the game, Lady Bears' Katie Rivera led scoring with 20 points for double-figures, Christy Randle and Graycee Barham both contributed nine points, Cait Light added seven points and Maleigh Moore had three points. With the win, the Lady Bears improve to 16-10 overall now currently on a four-game winning streak. For the Bears, they came up to Rison 77-55 in the boys district tournament game on Thursday night to end a hard fought season on the hardwood.
As a result, the Bears' first round loss in district keeps them out of qualifying to compete in the 2A South Regional Tournament next week in Magnet Cove.
The Lady Bears will make another consecutive trip of qualifying for the girls 2A South Regional Tournament and depending on their finish in the district tournament championship game tonight, determines their seeding for the No. 1 or No. 2 seed from the southeast. The 2A South Regional Tournament is scheduled Feb. 22-25 at Magnet Cove.