Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Lovejoy High School
Dr John D Horn High School
The Lady Leopards lost the regular season opener to Mesquite Horn by a score of 68-48. With the score tied 9-9 at the four minute mark of the 1st quarter, Horn scored 22 straight points to end the quarter up 31-9. Lovejoy was able to settle down for the rest of the game outscoring Horn by 2 points in the last three quarters. The Leopards cut the lead all the way down to 12 with two minutes to play in the fourth but were unable to complete the comeback. The Leopards were led in scoring by Kaylee Rekieta with 16 points. Other scorers for Lovejoy included Taylor Meixelsperger 8 points, Kim Lyne 6 points, Addison Hand 5 points, Meredith Ehlmann 4 points, Bethany Smith 3 points, Autumn Purcell 2 points, Ireland Miller 2 points, and Carsen McFadden 2 points. Other statistical leaders were Addison Hand 7 rebounds, Kaylee Rekieta and Meredith Ehlmann with 3 assists apiece, and Taylor Meixelsperger with 5 steals.
The Leopards will be back in action on Tuesday vs Sherman at 6:15pm at Lovejoy.