The Houston Lady Tigers outscored Dora 35-3 in the second half Saturday en route to a 55-24 romp to complete the Mountain Grove Tournament.

Houston (3-12) finished third in the four-team field.

Sophomore Kenzie Scheets had a season-best 12 points to lead the Lady Tigers. Alexa Ichord added 10 points.

Houston trailed 21-20 at the half before quickly pulling away. The Lady Tigers outscored Dora 17-2 in the third and 18-1 in the fourth.

On Friday, Houston couldn’t hang onto a double-digit advantage and lost 59-52 to Mountain Grove.

The Lady Tigers scored 21 second-quarter points to take a 34-22 lead. Mountain Grove pulled within two points after three quarters and outscored Houston 19-10 in the fourth.

The Lady Panthers made more free throws (22) than Houston attempted (12). The Lady Tigers didn’t attempt a free throw in the second half.

Erica Keeney scored a game-high 22 points before fouling out. Amber Sillyman and Elizabeth Hayes had eight points apiece.

On Monday, the Lady Tigers hung tough with top-seeded Liberty before losing 61-54 in the opening game of the Mansfield Tournament.

Keeney scored 20 points and Ichord had a career-high 16 points in the loss.

Houston trailed 31-29 at the half before being outscored 17-10 in the third.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Sierra Weaver scored 11 points to lead the Houston JV Lady Tigers past Liberty 43-33 Saturday to conclude the Mountain Grove Tournament.

Houston finished second in the four-team field.

Alissa Bowlin and Kaitlyn Neal added nine points apiece for the Lady Tigers, who overcome a 22-9 first-quarter deficit.

On Friday, Mountain Grove outscored Houston 19-9 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 38-27 victory.

Bowlin scored 12 points for the Lady Tigers, who led 13-11 at the half.

Box scores

GIRLS

VARSITY

Monday’s game

Houston 16 13 10 15 — 54

Liberty 20 11 17 13 — 61

HOUSTON (54) — Alexa Ichord 16. Tory Burgess 5. Kenzie Scheets 7. Amber Sillyman 2. Erica Keeney 20. Elizabeth Hayes 4. FG 24. FT 4-12. F 15. (3-pointers: Burgess, Scheets)

LIBERTY (61) — Kylie Acklin 3. Demittra Walkup 11. Shelly Renegar 8. Grace Noble 4. Taylor Pruett 17. Kassidy Ledgerwood 2. Racheal Phelps 4. Hailey Cornman 12. FG 22. FT 11-19. F 15. (3-pointers: Walkup 3, Renegar 2, Acklin)

Saturday’s game

Houston 10 10 17 18 — 55

Dora 9 12 2 1 — 24

HOUSTON (55) — Alexa Ichord 10. Kaitlyn Kell 2. Tory Burgess 6. Kenzie Scheets 12. Amber Sillyman 7. Haylee Kell 7. Emilee Reese 4. Erica Keeney 7. FG 18. FT 18-33. F 17. (3-pointers: Sillyman 2, Burgess. Fouled out: HKell)

DORA (24) — Whitney Watkins 6. Rena Morgan 7. Brandi Olmstead 5. Jordan Smith 3. Brittany Strong 2. Olivia Roberts 1. FG 8. FT 6-13. F 24. (3-pointers: Watkins, Morgan. Fouled out: Morgan, Olmstead, Roberts)

Friday’s game

Houston 13 21 8 10 — 52

Mtn. Grove 11 11 18 19 — 59

HOUSTON (52) — Alexa Ichord 6. Amber Sillyman 8. Haylee Kell 2. Emilee Reese 6. Erica Keeney 22. Elizabeth Hayes 8. FG 21. FT 10-12. F 21. (3-pointers: Sillyman. Fouled out: Keeney)

MOUNTAIN GROVE (59) — Feston 6. Kuster 10. Rodgers 4. Watson 19. Collins 2. Halford 3. Williams 15. FG 16. FT 22-30. F 15. (3-pointers: Kuster 3, Williams 2)

JUNIOR VARSITY

Saturday’s game

Houston 9 6 9 19 — 43

Liberty 22 1 2 8 — 33

HOUSTON (43) — Alissa Bowlin 9. Sierra Weaver 11. Kaitlyn Neal 9. Sydney Cremer 2. Kayla Guynn 3. Maddie Vandiver 1. Kayla Herndon 6. Kaylea Preheim 2. FG 16. FT 11-23. F 14.

Friday’s game

Houston 4 9 5 9 — 27

Mtn. Grove 6 5 8 19 — 38

HOUSTON (38) — Allie Preheim 2. Alissa Bowlin 12. Kaitlyn Neal 3. Sydney Cremer 4. Maddie Vandiver 2. Kayla Herndon 4. FG 12 FT 1-5. F 19. (3-pointers: Bowlin, Neal)

 

 

 

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