The Lady Tornadoes of Piney Woods Schools struggled to gain their footing offensively as they squared off against the Lady Red Devils of Stringer High School. Piney Woods wasn’t able to gain momentum and it reflected in the game final, however, the girls played with poise and displayed a great sense of sportsmanship. At the conclusion of the contest, the two teams, along with the cheerleaders gathered on the court to recite the Lord’s Prayer.
The boys team entered with a contagious energy as they began the warming up process. At the opening tip, Stringer took an early lead, due to Piney Woods difficulty in getting points on the board. This didn’t last long, and the Tornadoes began to take the game by storm, including carrying a 37-31 lead into the halftime break.
Stringer reentered with a fire blazing because they were able to maintain a slight edge over Piney Woods in the third period, including a six-point run in the final minutes of the quarter. The hosting Tornadoes gathered their wits and began to host a three-point and dunking clinic, to extend their lead and capture the contest. With a final of 77-69, Piney Woods maintains their perfect conference record and continues a winning streak they’ve held since their loss in the first game of the season (11-03-18).
Geronimo Warner and Tyrek Chambers blazed the court with 21-points and 34-points respectively.