LFO teams go 1-2 at Chatt. Christian tournament
The LFO Warriors and Lady Warriors experienced both ups and downs at the season-opening Chattanooga Christian Thanksgiving Tournament last week as both squads went 1-2 in the three-day event.
The LFO girls opened last Tuesday night by running away and hiding from East Ridge, 54-11. LFO blasted out of the gates to a 21-0 lead after the first quarter and scored the first eight points of the second quarter before the Lady Pioneers finally got on the board with 5:30 left before halftime.
Macey Gregg had 19 points, seven steals, six rebounds and five assists. Milijah Williams had 14 points, five steals and three assists. Anna Rountree finished with six points, while Ateana Copeland had four points and nine boards. Megan Oliver scored four, Alesya Mcburnett added three and Mackenzie Begley and Dekeia Rowe had two each.
Three nights later, the Lady Warriors were outscored 21-4 in the second quarter and were unable to make up the deficit as they lost to Lookout Valley, 53-45.
Gregg poured in a team-high 26 points to go with nine rebounds and four steals. Williams had nine points, four assists and five steals. Rountree had five points, Mcburnett had three points and Begley added two to round out the scoring.
Against the host school in the finale on Saturday, the Lady Chargers bolted out to a 39-15 lead at halftime and never looked back in a 71-52 victory.
Gregg blistered the nets for 28 points in the loss. Williams had 11 points and four assists. Rountree dropped in eight points, while Copeland finished with four points and three rebounds.