Lady Leopards Take On Lady Raiders In District Opener
Lovejoy began district play against Wylie East on Jan 4th at Lovejoy High School. The Lady Leopards got off to a strong start taking an 11-7 lead in the first period over the visiting Lady Raiders. Scoring in the first for Lovejoy were Grace Bennett with a three pointer, Carsen McFadden with four points and Ireland Miller and Alex Brungardt with two points each. In the second period the Lady Leopards struggled to keep the momentum as Wylie East tied the score 13-13 at halftime. The third period saw Wylie East build on their momentum as they scored 15 points to take a lead 28-21 headed into the fourth. Lovejoy made several attempts to mount a comeback but the Lady Raiders had an answer each time in route to a 43-34 win over Lovejoy. Leading scorers for the Lady Leopards: Grace Bennett 8 pts, Carsen McFadden 8 pts, Ireland Miller 7 pts, Alex Brungardt 7 pts. The next home game will be Jan 11th 6:15pm vs Sherman.