Lady Eagles find going tough at A-S

Milano’s varsity girls basketball team had a tough week, going winless ina tough Anderson- Shiro tournament.

Four losses over the weekend dropped the Lady Eagles’ overall season record to 5-6.

The team opened up tournament play on against No. 8 Normangee struggled in the first half, down 34-14 at the break.

Milano started to fight back in the second half and shut down the Lady Panthers’ offense in the second half, but just couldn’t overcome the early deficit, losing 50-43.

Normangee was a state semifinalist last season, knocking off Milano district foe Thorndale in the Region IV finals.

Later that day, the Lady Eagles played a not her toug h game against East Bernard.

Milano was down 20-16 at halftime, but fought back to tie things up at 25-25 at the end of the third quarter. East Bernard was able to pull just ahead at the end of the fourth, beating Milano 38-35.

Saturday a rough time for the Lady Eagles again, as they faced a very athletic Marlin team, losing 74-38.

The last game of the tournament for Milano saw them face host Anderson-Shiro. The Lady Eagles would lose that one 50- 40.

No individual statistics were available from the tournament, according to Lady Eagles head coach Tashia Terry.

Junior varsity

The Lady Eagles’ JV girls hosted Mumford in the junior high gym on Tuesday night. Milano came away with a 21-12 victory.

Mackenzie Taylor led the Lady Eagles w ith 12 points in the physical match and went down with a knee injury in the fourth quarter.

O t her sc orer s for Mi la no included Brittany Barnett with four, Stoney Guthrie and Hayleigh LaGrone with two each and Kirsten Bastow with one.

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