The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team ended the season with a convincing 37-22 win over visiting Banks County High School Friday afternoon. With the win, the Lady Tigers finished the season with a 5-8 record.
The Lady Tigers held the lead in every quarter against Banks County.
Kacie Bearden had a great game offensively. She scored a game-high 17 points. She hit five, three pointers.
Also scoring for the Lady Tigers was Whitney Glover. She contributed seven points, all of which came from the free throw line. She was 7 for 8 from the charity stripe.
Hannah Moye and Hayden Moye scored 4 points each; Samie Smith contributed 3 points and Madison Shope finished up the scoring with 2 points for the Lady Tigers.
On Feb. 8, Dawson traveled to Blairsville to face a tough Union County Lady Panther team. Despite leading after one quarter of play, 13-10, the Lady Tigers dropped a 39-28 decision to Union County.
Madison Shope led all scorers with 8 points.
She was followed by Bearden-6 points, Wilson, Glover and Moye contributed 4 points each. Smith closed out the scoring with 2 points.
“The girls have worked hard and improved throughout the season by raising the intensity level, playing as a team, and elevating their individual games,” said Head Coach Anne Hyams.
“This season has allowed the girls to take a step closer to competing on the varsity level through the experience that they have gained during these past four months,” she added.