Green Wave loses pair to Marshall

Published 7:56 am Friday, December 17, 2021

The North Delta Lady Green Wave lost a heart-breaking district contest to Marshall Academy 40-39 at home Friday. The varsity boys fell to 1-7 on the year with a 52-47 loss to the Patriots in the second game.

After North Delta’s Shelby Boone hit two free throws to tie the game at 39-39 with four seconds remaining, a Marshall player was fouled with no time left on the clock who then proceeded to hit one free throw to win the game.

North Delta, (11-5, 1-1) was led in scoring by Boone with 14 points. Libby Miller added eight while Ellie Gray and Emily Wells provided four points each. Sophie Williams chipped in two points. 

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No individual stats from the boys game were provided by the school.

North Delta travels to Clarksdale Lee Academy Friday for games beginning at 4 p.m. The Lady Wave will also take on The Regents School of Oxford Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Tunica Academy Shootout.