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Lady Lions cap perfect district run

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Lovelady's Shyanne Pipkin (25) shoots in the paint against Grapeland in last week's district finale. Pipkin and three other senior team members were recognized before their final home game  last Tuesday. LAWANNA MONK PHOTOLovelady's Shyanne Pipkin (25) shoots in the paint against Grapeland in last week's district finale. Pipkin and three other senior team members were recognized before their final home game last Tuesday. LAWANNA MONK PHOTO

LOVELADY – Winning a district championship is always satisfying, but going undefeated makes it even sweeter.

The Lovelady Lady Lions put the finishing touches on a perfect 12-0 district season last Tuesday before a home crowd on senior night.

Before the game, the Lady Lions recognized seniors Shyanne Pipkin, Mihyia Davis, Macie LaRue and Jada Johnson.

The Lady Lions (31-4), ranked No. 2 in the Texas Girls Coaches Association State Rankings and No. 5 in the TABC poll, opened the state playoffs Tuesday against Cross Roads.

Jumping out to a 34-6 first quarter lead, the Lady Lions went on to beat Grapeland, 94-15, in their final district game with five scorers in double figures.

Sophomore Aaliyah Jones recorded a double-double with  20 points and 10 rebounds, along with 5 steals.

Pipkin booked 16 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals and freshman Lexi Price was right behind with 15 points, 4 rebounds, 5 steals and 7 assists.

Davis finished with 11 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 assists. LaRue chipped in 10 points, 4 rebounds, 6 steals and 3 assists.

Rounding out Lovelady's scoring were Shelby Pugh with 8, Haley Davidson 5, Jada Johnson 5 and Chelsea Butler 4.

 

 

 

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