The Versailles Lady Tigers have faced snow days and a lack of practices as they finished up their regular season with loss to Hallsville Thursday, Feb. 18 in Hallsville.
The Versailles Lady Tigers lost 60-25 to the Osage Lady Indians Thursday, Feb. 4 at School of the Osage.
“Osage is a good team,” said Coach Tempary Gunter. “They have talented players who are well coached.”
Versailles struggled to run a press and their offense became stagnant. “This hurt us,” said Gunter. “We tried to make a few adjustments defensively that didn’t quite work like we hoped.”
Leading in scoring was Kierra O’Rourke with nine points, followed by Madison Foley who tipped in seven points. Keegan Bullock chipped in three points, and Ashlyn Rainey, Joscelynn Marriot and Kobe O’Rourke chipped in two points each.
The Lady Tigers were defeated by the California Lady Pintos 76-36 Monday, Feb. 8 in Versailles.
“California was another tough game for us,” said Gunter. “They have several players who can score and they are well coached.”
Versailles struggled with California’s pressure which led to several turnovers.
“I feel like these girls played hard,” said Gunter. “We were off for several days due to snow, but we came out and gave everything we had, and I am so proud of them.”
Madison Foley led in shooting with 10 points, followed by Maris Ollison with nine points. Kierra O’Rourke tipped in eight points, and Bullock, Davidson and Marriott each chipped in three points.
Versailles lost their final game of the regular season with a 65-32 loss to Hallsville Thursday, Feb. 18 in Hallsville.
“We came off another long break due to snow,” said Gunter.
Versailles started slow and Hallsville took full advantage going 25-0 in the first half. “We weren’t able to score early on, digging ourselves into a hole from the start,” said Gunter.
Versailles was able to get going in the second quarter.
“They had a couple of good guards that put up a lot of points for Hallsville,” said Gunter. “On a positive note, we went 13/14 at the free-throw line. I’m hoping we can take away some positives from this game and move forward.”
Top shooter for the Lady Tigers was Foley with nine points. Ollison tipped in six, followed by Rainey with five. Kierra O’Rourke and Davidson chipped in four points each, and Bullock and Kobe O’Rourke contributed two points each.