HMS 8th-grader guard Kynlee Weaver makes a move to the basket during the Lady Tigers' win over Ava last Friday in Hiett Gymnasium.

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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