The Houston Middle School girls basketball team won once and lost once in games last week in Hiett Gymnasium.

The Lady Tigers fell 25-19 to Mountain Grove on Tuesday.

Annabelle Westbrook led Houston in scoring with 7 points, while Hally Scheets and Carli Cummins had 3 apiece. 

The Lady Tigers rebounded to beat Ava on Friday night, 19-10.

The visiting Lady Bears jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first quarter, but were then held scoreless until the fourth period.

Houston tied the score a 6 on a driving layup by Kayla Wagner with 2:10 left in the second quarter and then took the lead at 8-6 when Kynlee Weaver drove for a basket early in the third period.

Weaver finished with 5 points to lead the Lady Tigers in scoring while Wagner and Hally Scheets each had 4.

HMS 8th-grader Annabelle Westbrook dribbles near the 3-point line during the Lady Tigers’ win over Ava last Friday in Hiett Gymnasium. DOUG DAVISON | HOUSTON HERALD

There is only one HMS girls team this year. The roster includes nine 8th-graders and Scheets as the lone 7th-grader.

This week, the Lady Tigers traveled to Liberty on Tuesday. The squad will host Licking on Monday.

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