Lady Dawgs Hold White Oak to One Point in Fourth Quarter to Seal Victory

JHS bulldogsFrom Staff Reports

Jefferson’s Lady Dawgs basketball team traveled to White Oak on Tuesday and came home with a 48-30 win over the Lady Roughnecks. At the end of the first quarter, the teams were tied 9-9, but the Lady Dawgs took a 22-24 deficit into halftime. Jefferson’s defense was dominant in the second half, allowing only six total points. The Lady Dawgs took a 31-29 lead by the end of the third quarter and outscored White Oak 17-1 in the fourth.

Tierrani Johnson sunk five buckets in the fourth quarter and had 12 total points for the night; she also had 2 rebounds and 2 steals. Elaina Langbartels recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 11 points, 11 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 assists, and 2 blocks; she also drew 2 charges. Mackenzie Jordan came away with 7 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 blocks; Jordan also drew a charge. Nia Garrett covered the court with 6 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals. Mikiah Allen had 4 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals, and 3 assists. Brianna Carter netted 4 points and had 3 rebounds and a steal, while Hannah Welch scored 2 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Jaden Carter finished with 2 points and 2 rebounds.

The Lady Dawgs will host Beckville on Tuesday, November 27. Junior Varsity begins at 5:00, with the Varsity game directly following.

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