Jr. Lady Billies win conference crown, tournament
The Junior Lady Billies finished the season with a 17-1 record, coach Ryan Morgan said this week. The girls won the AAAAA-Southeast regular season conference crown, as well as the conference tournament held February 9-12. The Jr. Lady Billies advanced to the conference championship game with a 57-4 win over Crossett, then hung on to beat El Dorado in the championship game 53-47. “It was a great year,” said Morgan. “Anytime you go 17-1, it’s been a great year.” Team members include, front row, from left: Kalene Simpson, Tanesha Gillette, Shanekqua Bolden, Anjernique Young and Chelsey Rhodes; and standing, Ladarian Pace, Sadie Lewis, Shatorya Shepard, Erin Jones, Kaprina Freeman, Marquia Goffin, Brandiesha Lamb, Erin Campbell and Ashleigh White.