The Lady Tigers proved the Bridgeport Sissies weren't tough enough in Monday night's game that advanced the team to the district playoffs.

After almost five minutes in the first quarter and a 4-0 run by Bridgeport, the Tigers' Taylor Rhodes hit a clutch three and then finished off a dime from Samantha Montoya for Glen Rose's first five points and the lead. 

Glen Rose held onto that lead at the end of the first, 8-4.

Up 12-6 with 4:35 left in the half, the Lady Tigers were in the bonus and forced Bridgeport to take a time-out.

Glen Rose continued to hold the lead, going into halftime 15-8.

It looked as if the scoring was going to take off for the Lady Tigers when they opened the half by scoring two quick buckets. 

Both offenses were having trouble putting the ball in the basket and the third quarter ended 23-15, Glen Rose.

With 5:23 left in the game, Kelsey Potter took the ball strong to the hole and muscled through a foul for the and-one. The score was 29-18.

Bridgeport fought back and brought the score to 29-24.

With 1:27 left in the game, the Sissies stole the ball and threw it up-court for a three at the top of the key, cutting the score to 30-27.

With only 57 seconds remaining, Bridgeport was forced to foul and send Montoya to the line.

She showed complete composure and knocked down both free throws, sending the Lady Tigers towards their first post-season win of the season.

Rhodes led the team with nine points.

Glen Rose will travel to Cisco on Friday and face the 35th-ranked Abilene Wylie Lady Bulldogs (19-6) at 8 p.m.