One win, one loss for Lady Tigers


Will play in first round of playoff tournament

By Derik Vanderford - dvanderford@civitasmedia.com



Courtesy photo The Sims Middle School Lady Tigers basketball team with Coach Ruth Ann Pitt.


UNION — The Sims Middle School Lady Tigers basketball team picked up a win last Thursday and suffered a loss on Monday.

Last Thursday, the Lady Tigers defeated Rainbow Lake Middle School in a final score of 23-17. Coach Ruth Ann Pitt said the game got off to a slow start, but the Lady Tigers kicked it up a few notches after halftime.

Likeyvia Land had eight points and nine steals; Corenza Stewart had six points, one rebound and one steal; Jamaye’ Jeter had four points, 10 rebounds and three steals; Carmen Glenn had five points, eight rebounds and six steals; Chamir Dunn had two steals; Arianna Whitmire had two steals and Shamaria Glenn had one steal and one rebound.

On Monday, the Lady Tigers lost to Carver Middle School in their last regular-season game, with the final score being 44-25.

“We played a close game until the end of the third quarter,” Pitt said. “We simply gave up. We learned an important lesson last night: ‘You don’t quit when you’re tired, you quit when you’re done.’”

Likeyvia Land had 11 points, three rebounds, seven steals; Corenza Stewart had seven points, four rebounds and two steals; Jamaye’ Jeter had six points, 12 rebounds and one steal; Carmen Glenn had one point, 10 rebounds and four steals; Tanygha Dawkins had two steals; Antoinette Moore had one rebound; Shamaria Glenn had two rebounds; and Chariah Tucker had one rebound.

The team will play in the first round of the playoff tournament.

Courtesy photo The Sims Middle School Lady Tigers basketball team with Coach Ruth Ann Pitt.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Lady-Tigers.jpgCourtesy photo The Sims Middle School Lady Tigers basketball team with Coach Ruth Ann Pitt.
Will play in first round of playoff tournament

By Derik Vanderford

dvanderford@civitasmedia.com

Derik Vanderford can be reached at 864-762-4128 or dvanderford@civitasmedia.com.

Derik Vanderford can be reached at 864-762-4128 or dvanderford@civitasmedia.com.

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