The Vernon Lady Lions picked up a key District 7-3A win last Tuesday, knocking off Henrietta 63-54.
The second quarter would start with Key’Maria McBride tying the game at 15 all with a steal and fast break layup. The rest of the quarter would be all Lady Bearcats. Henrietta would go on a 16-8 run, making the score 31-21 at halftime.
Vernon’s Mijah Johnson drained a three to start the third quarter and ignite a furious comeback.
The Lady Lions got a three-pointer from Klancy Sherrill to tie the game at 44-44. Cirstin Ivy followed with a pair of steal and fast-break baskets that put the Lady Lions ahead 53-44.
Standouts for Vernon included Mari Johnson with 14 points; Cirstin Ivy with 14 points and five rebounds, and five steals; Key’Maria McBride had 13 points and Mija Johnson added 11 points.