Red Bay senior Jade Faulkner and Belgreen's Jasmine Martin tie the ball up during their Thursday night game. Photo by Keith Ledbetter.
Red Bay senior Jade Faulkner and Belgreen's Jasmine Martin tie the ball up during their Thursday night game. Photo by Keith Ledbetter.

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Lady Tigers beat Belgreen 65-36

Published 4:26pm Tuesday, January 28, 2014

By Keith Ledbetter

For the FCT

The Red Bay Lady Tigers improved their season record to 22-2 with a 65-36 win over the Belgreen Lady Bulldogs last Thursday.

After a slow start, Red Bay’s Elizabeth Wooten and Allie Kennedy hit the board first to give Red Bay a 4-0 lead at the five-minute mark.

Belgreen’s Lexie Bragwell completed a four play after connecting on a basket and two foul shots to tie the game at four all.

With just over a minute remaining in the first quarter, Belgreen’s Allyson Bragwell put the Lady Bulldogs up 9-7 for their only lead of the night.

Red Bay went on a 10-point scoring run in the final seconds while the Tigers’ defense held Belgreen scoreless to take a 17-9 advantage at the end of the first quarter.

Red Bay outscored Belgreen 26-10 in the second to take a 43-19 lead going into the third quarter.

Leading 53-19 midway through the third quarter, Red Bay coach Donnie Roberts cleared the bench to give the remaining players some game time.

Kasey Sparks led Red Bay with 20 points; Allie Kennedy and Hope Cook had eight each.

Darby Madden and Elizabeth Wooten scored seven each.

Allyson Bragwell led Belgreen with 10 points, Jasmine Martin had six.

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