South Lawrence ladies Sectional Champs



The Lady Stallions from South Lawrence School finished in the top spot of the TMSAA Sectional Tournament with a 34-33 come from behind win over Huntland.

Both teams came into the match-up with undefeated seasons. South Lawrence advanced to the Championship with a 55-41 win over Eagleville. Huntland defeated South Lincoln in a battle 45-42 to advance. But only the winner for the Sectionals advance to the State Tournament.

In the championship game early in the fourth quarter, the Lady Hornets were on top 29-19. But with 1:05 remaining in the game Ally Weathers put the Lady Stallions up 32-31. Trailing 34-31 Huntland’s Tatianna Stovall made it a 34-33 ball game in the final seconds of the game. A tipped past on the in-bounds play gave the Lady Hornets a shot at the game-winner by Morgan Sanders but the effort missed its mark. The Lady Stallions won the final frame 15-9.

Score by Quarter: South Lawrence, 03, 08, 08, 15 (final 34); Huntland, 11, 02, 11, 09 (final 33)

Individual Scoring: South Lawrence, Ally Weathers, 22; Libby Sanders, 8; Jana Clifton, 2; Aubrey Ezell, 2; Huntland, Morgan Sanders, 10; Tatianna Stovall, 8; Marly Phillips, 6; Maddie Burks, 4; Jacey Riley, 3; Hazel Reed, 2.

Free Throws: South Lawrence, 8 of 14; Huntland 1 of 1

3-Pointers: South Lawrence, Sanders, 2; Huntland, Sanders, 2; Phillips, 2.