Nettes’ Host Lady Tigers To Begin 2019

PHS Basketball, Team FYN Sports

Last night, the PHS Dragonettes varsity basketball team welcomed the Dawson Lady Tigers to begin the 2019 portion of their schedule. After closing 2018 out going 2-1 in the Carolina Invitational, Pickens, looked to even the season series with the Lady Tigers, & get a big win at home.

 

The Lady Tigers, got off to a quick start, but the Nettes’ closed the gap to end the 1st. Dawson held the lead, 14-9. In the 2nd quarter, Pickens & Dawson both scored 9 points in the frame as the Lady Tigers continued to lead going to the break, 23-18.

 

In the 3rd, the Lady Tigers were able to extend their lead by using a 12-5 quarter run. Going to the 4th, Dawson led Pickens, 35-23. In the 4th, the Lady Tigers closed things out & picked up the win, 51-27.

 

Stats:

Torie Williams: 12 points, 3 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

Mykenzie Weaver: 8 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal

Reagan Harwood: 3 points, 2 rebounds

Olivia Simmons: 2 points, 3 assists, 3 rebounds

Ansley Parker: 2 points, 1 rebound

 

The Nettes’, will again be in out of region competition tomorrow as they head to Forsyth County to take on Forsyth Central. These two teams met in the first game of the season, with the Lady Bulldogs coming out on top. This will be an early afternoon game as the tip off is scheduled for 2:30 pm.

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Nettes’ Hang Tough With Dawson, Prepare For Holiday Tournament Next Week

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Last night, the PHS Dragonettes varsity basketball team maybe the short trip to Dawsonville to take on the Dawson Lady Tigers in non-region action. Pickens, came into the game having won two straight, & looking to pull off a big road win. Dawson, came into the game 7-3, & ranked in the top 10 in the 3A classification.

 

In the 1st quarter, both teams took turns holding the lead. As we went to the 2nd, the Lady Tigers took a 15-11 lead. In the 2nd quarter, the game remained extremely close as both teams were finding success scoring. The Nettes’, outscored Dawson slightly, 15-14, to cut the Lady Tiger lead to 29-26, going to the break.

 

In the 3rd, the game still remained close, despite Dawson stretching their lead out just a bit. Having outscored Pickens 20-14 in the frame, the Lady Tigers took a 49-40 lead, going to the 4th and final quarter. In the 4th, Dawson used a 15-9 run to hold off a great effort by the Nettes’ to take this one, 64-49.

 

Stats:

Mykenzie Weaver: 25 points

Torie Williams: 7 points

Sarah Morris: 5 points

Chloe Walker: 3 points

Olivia Simmons: 2 points

Kealy Hillhouse: 2 points

Amanda Nelson: 2 points

Ansley Parker: 2 points

Cassidy Richards: 1 point

 

The Nettes’, will be taking part in a holiday tournament called the Carolina Invitational starting on Thursday in Charleston, South Carolina. Their first game will be against the Wando Lady Warriors. Wando, is out of the 5A classification in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. They are 3-5 on the season. Tip off is set for 5 pm at First Baptist High School in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Late Free Throws From Williams Lifts Nettes’ Past Christian Heritage

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Last night, the PHS Dragonettes varsity basketball team hosted the Christian Heritage Lady Lions in the final home game of 2018. The Lady Lions, are out of the A-Private classification. After coming away with a big road win on Tuesday, the Nettes’ were looking to continue the momentum as they wrapped up the 2018 portion of their home schedule.

 

The Nettes’, started off the game hot jumping out to a good lead. By the end of the quarter, the Lady Lions got back into it, as Pickens held the lead, 13-8. In the 2nd quarter, the scoring was nearly identical to the first. Pickens, outscored Christian Heritage 13-9, to take a 26-17 lead into the break.

 

The 3rd quarter saw the Lady Lions claw their way back into the game. Christian Heritage, started off the half with a run before the Nettes’ settled it down. The Lady Lions would outscored Pickens 14-10 in the quarter, but the Nettes’ still held onto the lead going to the 4th, 36-31. In the 4th, the Lady Lions again made a big run as they would cut the Nettes’ lead down to one on several occasions. Late in the game, PHS Senior Torie Williams stepped to the free throw line, & would hit 3 free throws, the last two coming with 2 seconds left, to help seal a Nettes’ win over a very game Christian Heritage team, 51-48.

 

Stats:

Mykenzie Weaver: 24 points, 1 assist, 4 rebounds, 5 steals

Torie Williams: 18 points, (5 3-pointers), 3 assists, 3 rebounds, 3 steals

Sarah Morris: 2 points, 2 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

Reagan Harwood: 3 points, 1 assist, 1 rebound, 1 steal, 1 block

Ansley Parker: 2 points, 1 assist, 1 rebound

Kealy Hillhouse: 2 points

Olivia Simmons: 5 assists, 1 rebound, 2 steals, 1 block

Amanda Nelson: 2 assists, 7 rebounds

 

The Nettes’, will be right back at it tonight as they head on the road to Dawsonville as they will take on the Dawson Lady Tigers. Dawson, is a top ten ranked team in the AAA classification. Tip off is set for 7 pm.

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