Milano doubles up; Thorndale slips up

The Thorndale Lady Dogs hosted the Taylor Lady Ducks on Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym and just couldn’t hang with their high-f lying opponents, falling 64-23 to slip to 4-8 on the season.

Cheyenne McWilliams and Savannah Garcia were the top Lady Dogs scorers with five points each. McWilliams also snagged nine rebounds and two steals.

Skyler Sumner added four points and seven boards. Shelbi Schneider, Kamryn Holder and Kali Carter added three points each.

Thorndale head coach Bradley Dickerson said his team has had to overcome some early season obstacles, but they are getting where they need to be.

“We are improving. We’ve had so many injuries, had one ineligible...,” Dickerson said. “We are starting to get everyone there.”

The Lady Dogs brought home the consolation trophy from the weekend’s Moulton tournament. Thorndale went 1-2 in the tourney.

The Lady Dogs defeated Hempstead 32-20 on Saturday to win the consolation prize. Kali Carter led the team with 10 points and Emily Garza had 11 rebounds.

Thorndale fell to East Bernard (44-15) and host Moulton (38-24) in the early brackets of the tourney. Garza had six points and 14 rebounds against East Bernard. Shelbi Schneider had six points and 12 rebounds against Moulton.

Garza was named to the all-tournament team and Cheyenne McWilliams won the threepoint shooting contest held at the tournament.


The Milano Lady Eagles (7-8) almost doubled up Granger on Tuesday night at Geneva Paceley Gym, taking down the visiting Lady Lions 41-22.

Milano’s full court defense in the fourth quarter really put the game away early in that frame.

Emily Overall scored nine points to lead the Lady Eagles, with Amber O’Gilvie and Kelly Wadlington adding eight points each.

Halley McManess added five points and Keely LaGrone four. Tera Arledge sunk a three and Sabrina Lindley and Alyssa Brooks each scored a bucket.

The Lady Eagles came from behind on Saturday to win the consolation trophy at the Bremond tournament held over the weekend. Milano was down 26-23 heading into the final quarter, but put up 19 points to take down St. Joseph’s 42-33.

The team was led by double digit scoring by Alyssa Brooks (13 points) and Emily Overall (10).

The Lady Eagles defeated Normangee 41-38 on Friday to reach the consolation game. Milano fell to No. 16 Calvert 51-27 to open tourney play on Thursday.

Against Normangee, Halle McManess broke out with 22

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