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Lady Eagles Open District with Win

January 10, 2018
By Joe Hamstra

The TCA Lady Eagles opened district play in TAPPS 2-3A Tuesday night with 53-19 victory over Watauga Harvest Christian.   After a slow start for both teams,  the Lady Eagles were able to open up the game with a big scoring run fueled by forcing key turnovers in closing out the first quarter with a lead of 16-4.     The TCA Defense did their part in a big way in the second quarter by holding Harvest scoreless for the entire quarter en route to a 28-4 lead at the half.  Harvest came out firing 3's in the third quarter in attempt to mount a comeback, but TCA's defensive intensity was able to keep the lead safe for the remainder of the game.

Leading scorers for TCA were Emma Quarles with 21 point and Maggie Nichols with 10 points.   Leading rebounders were Macee Hartt and Payton Alberts.     The Lady Eagles will return to district play this Friday as they travel to Denton Calvary Academy with a game time of 6:00.