Reporter Staff Report
The Glen Rose Lady Tigers (2-4) kept things tight through the third quarter but the wheels fell off in the fourth when they fell to Sweetwater 50-38 on Tuesday at American Airlines Center in Dallas last week. The Lady Tigers preceded the Maverick-Warriors game.
Glen Rose claimed their second victory of the season with a 51-42 win on Monday.
Glen Rose got behind early 16-9, but were able to bounce back before halftime for a 25-23 lead.
Sweetwater had trouble adjusting to the Lady Tigers full court press over the first half of the third quarter and fell behind by six.
The Lady Mustangs, however, would not be denied.
Sweetwater held a slim 33-32 lead going into the fourth, where shooting struggles and too many fouls doomed the Lady Tigers.
“We’re doing some things well,” said head coach Sheree Hill. “We have a young team and they’re learning. We have had a really tough schedule and our record really doesn’t indicate how close we’ve been playing those teams.”
Lindsay Floyd led the Lady Tigers aganst Sweetwater with eight points and 12 rebounds while Racia Ratliff added six points.
Teryl Dunn cranked out five points, including a 3-pointer from NBA?range.
Reilly Junge was one of three Lady Tigers with four points, but also dished out three assists and had nine steals.
Glen Rose returns to action on Thursday in the Dublin Dr Pepper Classic.
Rio Vista is the first opponent on the agenda with tip-off set for 10 a.m.