Lady Highlanders top Green Forest

Friday, November 22, 2019

Eureka Springs held off Green Forest on Thursday, Nov. 14, in the second round of the Queens of the Court tournament at Green Forestís Grim Gym, but not without a fight.

The Lady Highlanders led 24-23 at the end of the third quarter before outscoring the Lady Tigers 19-11 in the final eight minutes to secure the victory.

Seniors Shelby Little and Megan Holloway scored nine points each to lead Eureka Springs, while junior Maddie Youngblood scored 11 points and senior Kiara Taylor had seven for Green Forest.

Eureka Springs advanced to the tournamentís fifth-place game, where the Lady Highlanders fell to Lincoln, 45-20.

Green Forest lost the seventh-place game to Omaha by a score of 50-42.

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