LMS hoops squads move on

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Taianda Hutton (32) and the Tigerettes pulled off a huge upset, beating undefeated Bridgeforth 22-19 Monday night in four overtimes. The Tigerettes (3-10) play Spring Hill in the second round with the start time set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon at Lewis County Middle School. Tribune file photos

Due to the ice storm on Tuesday, the LMS hoops squads had their second round TMSAA Area 2/Class AA Tournament games pushed back to Thursday night at Lewis County Middle School.

The LMS girls sent early shockwaves through the tournament, opening up with a four-overtime 22-19 instant classic win over previously unbeaten and second seeded Bridgeforth Monday night.

Leah Hollingsworth led the seventh seeded Tigerettes with 10 points, including two three-pointers, while Zachuriya O'Neal scored six points, Taianda Hutton chipped in with four points and Kendrah Ashby netted a deuce.

The Tigerettes (3-10) take on No. 6 Spring Hill (5-11) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday with the winner moving on to Saturday afternoon's championship game, slated to start at 3:30 p.m.

The loser will play in the consolation game 1p.m. Saturday.

LMS's Jay Howard (4) and the undefeated Tigers (13-0) take on host Lewis County Thursday night at 8:15 in the second round of the TMSAA Area 2/Class AA Tournament.

For the undefeated Tigers, it was business as usual when they destroyed Hickman County 56-21 in round one.

Southpaw point guard D'Andre Brown continued his outstanding season, leading LMS in the scoring column with 17 points; Jay Howard poured in 15 points, Tre Crutcher was also in double figures with 10 points, Caleb Fields netted five points, Tavi McLean drilled one three-pointer, and Keevon Maxwell, Donathon Tears and Grant Agnew all added two points apiece.

The top-seeded Tigers (13-0) take on host Lewis County (11-7) at 8:15 p.m. on Thursday night in a round two battle.

The boys' championship game will begin at 2:15 p.m. Saturday in Hohenwald.