Shoni Fondren scored a season-high 25 points to help lead the South Panola Lady Tigers to a 71-56 win over Calhoun City, Tuesday, Dec. 17.
The Tiger teams traveled to Calhoun City for the matchup which was postponed from the beginning of the season.
The Tigers lost 80-61 in the last game of the evening.
The Lady Tigers led the entire game. At the end of the first quarter, South Panola had a slight 19-17 lead. The lead increased at halftime to 38-31. Outscoring Calhoun City 20-15 in the third quarter gave the Lady Tigers a comfortable lead going into the final quarter of the game.
The Lady Tigers did not slack in the fourth quarter and outscored Calhoun City 33-23 in the second half to take the big win.
The Lady Tigers needed this win after losing four straight games. The Lady Tigers are now 3-5 on the season.
Fondren was also the game high scorer. Other Lady Tiger scorers include Cheryl Cox 15 points, Erinn Gates, 11 points; Kim Dorris and Nicole Sturgis, 7 points each; and Shamekia Lawson, 6 points.
The Tigers could not seem to get things rolling against Calhoun City, despite getting help from many different scorers on the team.
Calhoun City only led by five points at the end of the first quarter, 19-14.
The Tigers went into a slump in the second quarter and Calhoun City outscored them 26-11 to take a 45-24 lead into halftime. The Tigers felt an even heavier slump in the third quarter and fell even farther behind at the end of the third quarter, 64-33.
A new Tiger team emerged as the Tigers put up 28 points in the fourth quarter, but it was not enough to overcome that 31 point deficit from the third quarter. The Tigers fall to 3-5 for the season.