Thorndale, Milano open up district play by splitting games


Emily Garza heads to the hoop for two of her five points in Thorndale’s win over Granger on Tuesday night. 
Reporter/Teresa Ging Emily Garza heads to the hoop for two of her five points in Thorndale’s win over Granger on Tuesday night. Reporter/Teresa Ging The Thorndale Lady Dogs (7-9) opened up District 26A play on Tuesday night doubl ing up Granger 41-20 at Bulldog Gym.

Shelby Schneider had her second straight double-double performance with 14 points and 12 rebounds on the night.

Kali Carter added eight points and Cheyenne McWilliams six. Emily Garza and Sidney Brevard had five points each and Kamryn Holder contributed three points.

In its final pre-district warm up game, Thorndale defeated Buckholts on Friday night 60-45 at Bulldog Gym.

Shelbi Schneider had a double double with 21 points and 10 rebounds on the night and also dished out five assists. Kali Carter and Cheyenne McWilliams also scored in double figures with 13 points each. They also both had nine boards.

Kamryn Holder added nine points and Skyler Sumner put in four points.

As the Lady Dogs begin league play this week, head coach Bradley Dickerson feels like the team is ready to compete.

“ We have improved a lot,” Dickerson said. “ We are still working on some things, but have seen improvement.”

Thorndale will travel to face old rival Thrall on Friday and then host Holland on Tuesday.

Milano

The Milano Lady Eagles (7-11, 0-1) opened up District 25A play on Tuesday night with a 45-33 road loss at Iola.

Milano trailed by just three at the half, but couldn’t overcome some foul trouble in the third quarter to make up the differ- ence.

Kelly Wadlington led the Lady Eagle effort with eight points, fol lowed by Keely LaGrone with seven.

Amber O’Gilvie added six points and Halle McManess put up five points. Sabrina Lindley contributed four and Emily Overall scored three.


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