Meridian Star


December 6, 2013

Lady Tigers advance to EC Tourney final

MERIDIAN — The Southeast Lauderdale Lady Tigers improved to 6-1 on the season after beating the Choctaw Central Lady Warriors on a 61-59 on a last second shot at the East Central Community College tournament.  The Lady Warriors led at halftime 32-21. The Lady Tigers went on a scoring frenzy in the second half to come away with a 61-59 victory to advance to the championship game against Newton tomorrow at 6 p.m.

    Tamara Trussell paced the way for Southeast putting up 26 points. Tia Larkin added 18. Lashayla McMillan scored 19, Kandace Lasiloo had 11 points while Melody Jimmie chipped in 10.

    Southeast head coach Joe Miller thought his team played well the whole night.

    “We started out strong, and we let them get back in it during the second quarter,” Miller said. I'm proud of the way our girls played till the final buzzer.”


Wayne County (girls) 61

Quitman 57

    In other local prep action, the Quitman Lady Panthers fell to the Wayne County Lady War Eagles 61-57. Shonte Hailes had a game high of 21. Palexus Pittman scored 15 points while Akeyia McDyess scored 10 points. The Lady Panthers fall to 6-1 on the season.

    Quitman will host Southeast Tuesday with the girls starting at 6 p.m.


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