Lady Cards get pair of wins

Potts Camp basketball teams made a ride east on I22 Tuesday of last week and split a pair of games with Tremont.

The Lady Cardinals, who got off to slow start, came from behind and downed the Lady Eagles 41-38.

Potts Camp was down 139 at halftime but outscored Tremont 19-8 in the third.

Delayni Odom, who hit some key free throws in the fourth, finished with 14 points for the Lady Cardinals. Brenya Muse followed with 12, and Nacayla Loftin added 11.

For the game, Potts Camp was 23 of 29 from the freethrow line. Muse was 10 of 10 and Odom eight of 11.

Madison Weaver had a game-high 22 for Tremont, located in Itawamba County near the Alabama line.

The Potts Camp boys trailed by just eight at halftime but some third-quarter struggles led to a 66-44 loss to the Eagles.

It was 35-27 in favor of Tremont at intermission. The Eagles outscored the Cardinals 17-5 in the third to take full control and go on to win by 22.

Britten Traylor was the only Potts Camp player scoring in double figures. He had 12. Adding eight each were Deandra Walker and Josh Blake.

Lady Cards-Ingomar The Potts Camp girls visited Ingomar Thursday night and lost 77-38. Top scorer for the Lady Cardinals was Odom with 16.

Lady Cards-L. Cormorant

The Class 2A Lady Cardinals played in the Hoops for Hope event Saturday at Lewisburg and rolled to a 66-40 win over 5A Lake Cormorant.

Coach Stephen Deaton's team stormed to a 21-7 advantage after one quarter and led 29-19 at halftime. It was 45-31 going to the fourth, when Potts Camp outscored the Lady Gators 21-9 and won by 26.

Malasha Faulkner of the Lady Cards lit up the scoreboard for a game-high 22 points. Odom followed close behind with 21. Muse was also in double digits with 10. Chanyce Collins added nine.

The Lady Cardinals (2-1) and Cardinals (0-1) are not playing games this week because students are not in school. All classroom work is being done remotely due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Marshall County.

Both teams play in the North Delta Thanksgiving Shootout Tuesday, Nov. 24. They will visit Byers on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

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