Lady Billies win at Fillies tourney
The Monticello senior girls picked up their first win Monday, November 16, at the Fillies Tournament in Pine Bluff.
The Lady Billies (1-1) beat Dumas 54-47 behind a 25-point effort by Chelsey Rhodes. A'Diamond Johnson and Laneshia Larkins each had 12 points for Dumas.
The MHS girls opened the season Saturday, November 14, with a 59-37 loss to Pine Bluff. Keliah Johnson scored 14 points for Monticello, while Rhodes added 13. Lauren Brown led Pine Bluff with 12.
The Lady Billies will finish tournament play at noon Saturday, November 21, against Warren, MHS coach Lucy Williams said.
The Monticello boys are scheduled to open their season Tuesday, November 24, at Dumas, beginning with a junior varsity game at 5 p.m.