Earlier this evening, the PHS Dragonettes varsity basketball team hosted 7-AAAA foe, the LaFayette Lady Ramblers in the Dragons Den for the first home game of the season. The Nettes’ came into the ball game at 2-2 and looked to start off region play with a win.
After a bit of back and forth to start the ball game, Pickens took control by the end of the quarter to lead it, 15-8 going into the 2nd quarter. The Nettes’ were able to extend their lead in the frame with a 17-12 run. Giving them a 32-20 lead heading into the break.
The 3rd quarter was highly contested as both teams went back and forth. Both teams ended the quarter each scoring 9 points. Pickens still maintained the lead going to the 4th, 41-29. In the 4th and final quarter. the Nettes’ defense helped spark a 18-5 run to break things open. Pickens went on to take this one, 59-34.
Leading the way for the Nettes’ were:
Autumn Young: 20 points, 3 assists, 1 rebound, & 3 steals
Mackenzie Hampton: 15 points, 8 rebounds, & 2 steals
Shae Chadwick: 6 points, 1 assist, 2 rebounds, & a steal
Ashley Nelson: 5 points, 1 assist, 1 rebound, & 2 steals
The Nettes’ were scheduled to host the Lady Purple Hurricanes of Cartersville on Friday but due to the State semi-final football game being played at Cartersville that night, that game has been rescheduled for the 18th. The Nettes’ next game will be next Tuesday at Heritage as they face the Lady Generals. Tip off scheduled for 6 p.m.