The Thomson High School Lady Dogs came out scrappy in the second half and made a good run against Warren County, but came up short 38-36 Friday night on the road.
Warren County edged out to a 2-point lead at the end of the first quarter and the two teams were playing evenly matched. However, in the next eight minutes leading up to the half Warren County outscored the THS squad 9 to 4 to take a 19-12 lead into the break.
In the second half, Thomson outscored the Lady Devils 24-19 and held a slight lead much of the way. But, Warren County pulled out the win in the final minutes.
Shantoria Tucker led the Lady Dogs in scoring with 11. Kenyarie Crocket was close behind with 9.
For Warren County, Nyanza Reese scored 12 and Ta’Kia Reese 10 to lead the team.
Saturday night, the Lady Dogs were again on the Warren County High School court as part of the Christmas tournament. That night, they fell to Heritage, 53-21.
In the first eight minutes of play, Thomson only put a single point on the board. By halftime, they trailed 24-8 and were outscored 29-13 in the second half.
Tucker, the only Lady Dog to reach double digits in scoring, led the team again with 11 points.
Thomson is now 1-8 after last weekend and next will host Cross Creek on Jan. 7