The Lady Tigers lost two close games during the last two weeks’ matchups. On Monday, Dec. 16, the Metter Lady Tigers traveled to Claxton to take on Claxton Lady Tigers and lost by a score of 31-29.

Leading scorers for Metter were Shay Johnson with 17 points, Tamira Walker with 6 points, and DeAyshia Gordon with 3 points. Morgan Aldrich had 2 points and Chauree Smith went 1 for 2 from the free-throw line.

Leading rebounders were Morgan Aldrich with 11; DeAyshia Gordon, 10; Tamira Walker, 9; Chauree Smith, 7; Shay Johnson, 6; Atlantis Roundtree, 3; Raldaisha Scott, 3 and Nakaya Braziel, 1.

 

Score by quarters

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Metter 4771129

Claxton 10531331

 

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, the Lady Tigers hosted region opponent St. Vincent’s and lost by 1 point (39-38).

In the hard-fought contest, the Lady Tigers took an early lead 13-10 after the first quarter and led 20-19 at the half. Still up by one at the end of the third, the ladies lost by 1 on a late fourth quarter bucket.

 

Score by quarters

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Metter 1379938

St. Vincent10991139

 

Leading scorers for Metter were Tamira Walker, 10; Shay Johnson, 10; Raldaisha Scott, 6; DeAyshia Gordon, 3; Chauree Smith, 2; Morgan Aldrich, 2; Nia Forbes, 2; and Ja’Khia Edenfield, 2. Parijia Mincey went 1 for 2 from the free-throw line.

Leading rebounders were Tamira Walker, Shay Johnson and Morgan Aldrich with 8 each. Raldaisha Scott had 5, and DeAyshia Gordon and Parijia Mincey both had 3 each.

The Lady Tigers hosted the Metter Christmas Tournament on December 26. During this tournament, they faced the 5A New Hampstead Lady Phoenix. Playing hard and executing well, the Lady Tigers won by 12 points. The final score was 48-36.

Leading the way for the Metter was Tamira Walker with 17 points. This is the second time this season in which she has scored 17 points in a single game. She also led the team with 8 rebounds. She had 6 turnovers and one block.

Shay Johnson also had 17 points with 4 rebounds, 5 turnovers and had 3 steals.

Juniors Chauree Smith and DeAyshia Gordon both had 5 points making a 3-point shot each. Gordon added 6 rebounds and only 2 turnovers. Smith had 2 rebounds and no turnovers. Morgan Aldrich had 2 points but had 5 rebounds and only 1 turnover, adding 1 steal and 1 blocked shot. Ja’Khia Edenfield had a two-point put-back, 2 rebounds and 2 turnovers. Atlantis Roundtree had 2 rebounds and a blocked shot. 

As a team, the Lady Tigers totaled 37 rebounds, 25 turnovers, 5 steals and 3 blocks.

Score by quarters

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Metter 1511121048

N. H. 10531836

 

The Lady Tigers’ season record is 5-6 and their region record remains 1-4.

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