Lady Tigers drop pair of games to visiting Strafford

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Carthage Head Coach Scott Moore talks strategy during a timeout. David Hoover / CNO

Varsity

Carthage 37, Strafford 64

CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Lady Tigers struggled offensively en route to a 64-37 loss at home against the Strafford Indians Tuesday, Jan. 4. Carthage Senior Kianna Yates, who had averaged 20 points per game over the last four games, was held to 8 points.

Freshman Maggie Boyd was the lead scorer for the Tigers with 11 points including one 3-pointer. Zye Clark added 8 points while Sophie Shannon finished with 6 points. Lauren Choate followed with 3 points and Landry Cochran added 1 free throw to round out the scoring for the Tigers.

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Junior Varsity

Carthage 30, Strafford 39

Lexa Youngblood’s 14 point effort wasn’t enough for the Lady Tiger JV team as they dropped their matchup to Strafford 39-30.

The Tigers kept it close going into the half down by 1 point, but Strafford outscored Carthage 20-13 in the final period to come away with the win.

Zye Clark followed Youngblood with 7 points and Jenna Wilson chipped in with 4 points. Jaidyn Brunnert and Becca Morris added 2 points apiece while Ashlyn Brust added a free throw.

The Varsity, Junior Varsity and Freshman teams are back in action Thursday in McDonald County.