Lady Broncos win over Lady Red Devils

Published 6:22 pm Tuesday, February 19, 2019

By Mona Sumblin


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Kayli Hite drives to the basket for a shot. Submitted | Frank A. Davis

On Friday, the Lady Broncos competed in the first round of the Region 1A East Girls’ Basketball Tournament and defeated Lancaster, 54-39. This win was an upset for the 6th seeded Lady Red Devils as the Lady Broncos were the 11th seed.

After a two-hour wait for officials, the Lady Broncos came out smoking and never looked back. Jamia Flythe led all scorers with 18 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists, 4 steals and 2 blocked shots. Tamiya Handshaw had 12 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocked shots. Miracle Monger also had 12 points. Tayana Rogers had 9 points and 10 rebounds, while Nykeria Graydon added 3 points, 11 rebounds and 7 blocked shots.

The Lady Broncos traveled to West Point on Tuesday for the quarterfinals game, which will begin at 6 p.m.

Box Scores


15; 4; 24; 12; 54

13; 0; 22; 13; 39

Score by Quarter

First: 16-3

Second: 10-11 (26-14)

Third: 14-14 (40-28)

Fourth: 14-11 (54-39)