Lady Tigers win fourth straight after opening loss

Published 9:33 pm Monday, December 22, 2008

By Staff
The T.R. Miller Lady Tigers improved their record to 4-1 as they defeated Andalusia 48-45 and the Hillcrest Lady Jaguars 57-47.
The Lady Tigers were back in action beginning Friday in Atmore, as they take part in the Escambia County Tournament being held in Atmore.
The tournament will resume on Monday with T.R. Miller and W.S. Neal playing against each other.
The T.R. Miller Lady Tigers will take on the W.S. Neal Lady Eagles on Monday at 3 p.m.
T.R. Miller Lady Tigers 48, Andalusia 45
Kesha Peterson scored 16 points to lead T.R. Miller in a 48-45 win over the Andalusia Lady Bulldogs in Andalusia.
Zykeya Barton added 10 points in the win for the Lady Tigers.
In the game against Andalusia, the Lady Bulldogs led T.R. Miller at the end of the first quarter by two at 8-6.
The Lady Tigers rallied in the second quarter to hold a 12-8 advantage in the quarter and take an 18-16 lead at the half.
In the third quarter, T.R. Miller extended their lead to 38-28 as they outscored Andalusia 20-12 in the quarter.
Andalusia outscored T.R. Miller 17-10 in the fourth quarter to cut into the Lady Tiger lead but T.R. Miller hung on for the win and win by three points, 48-45.
Nakiya Smith added eight points in the win and Catherine Green added seven.
T.R. Miller Lady Tigers 57,
Hillcrest Lady Jaguars 47
The T.R. Miller Lady Tigers picked up their fourth win in a row and improved to 4-1 on the season. The record came after dropping their first game when they defeated the Hillcrest Lady Jaguars 57-47 Monday night in Hillcrest.
Kesha Peterson led the Lady Tigers with 19 points in the win and Nakiya Smith followed with 11 points.
Zykeya Barton added eight points and Keydra Shedrone poured in seven points.
T.R. Miller held a 14-8 lead after the first quarter and added to their lead with an 11-6 lead in the second quarter to take a 25-14 lead at the half.
In the second half, T.R. Miller opened the third quarter with a 22-13 run to extend their lead by nine points at 47-27.
Holding a 20-point lead heading into the final quarter of play, the Lady Tigers from Brewton were outscored by 10 points by the Lady Jaguars in the fourth quarter at 20-10, but were able to hang on for the win by a score of 57-47.