Lady Lions open basketball season with a win

The Vernon Lady Lions opened the 2020-21 basketball season on Saturday at Bellevue, winning 59-39 over the Lady Eagles.

The Lady Lions trailed 10-9 after one quarter, but ramped up the pressure, taking a 24-17 lead into half and led 42-27 after three quarters.

Shay Williams had 25 points, 12 rebounds and 4 steals for Vernon. She was 7 of 8 from the free throw line. Carli White added 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals.

Addison Spencer was stellar on defense with 10 steals and 9 rebounds to go with 6 points. Macy Flowers filled up the stat book with 6 steals, 5 assists and 8 rebounds.

Vernon is scheduled to play at Anson on Friday with the home opener scheduled for Nov. 24, at 6.p.m. against Holliday, and then hosting Altus on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.

 

Vernon:     9 15 18 17 – 59

Bellevue 10  7 10 12 – 39

Vernon: Shay Williams 25, Carli White 15, Addison Spencer 6, Jaila McBride 6,Bryanna Mcrae 3, A Armstrong 2, Morgan Drennan 2.

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