Lady Hawks turn back Southern Lee, 35-31

by | Feb 5, 2020 | Triton

Anastasia McDonald led the win for the Triton girls with 14 points.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

The Triton varsity girls basketball team downed visiting Southern, 35-31, in a Tri-County Six 3-A Conference game on Tuesday night.

Anastasia McDonald scored 14 points and Kaila Cooney tallied 12 as the Lady Hawks improved to 10-8 overall and 5-2 in league play.

Abby Hood and Tristan Ennis each had seven rebounds in the win. McDonald had three steals.

The Cavaliers won the varsity boys game, 66-37, as the Hawks slipped to 9-11 overall and 2-5 in the league.

Keionta Burnett and Travion Sanders each had eight points for Triton. Leyton Kelly added seven points.

Sanders finished with three assists and three steals. Jamari Amerson had three assists.

“Tough night all around,” said Hawks boys coach T.J. Morrison. “We couldn’t score or defend.”

Triton visits Western Harnett on Friday night.

Kaila Cooney drives to the basket in a 35-31 win for the Trition girls.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Zoie Starling moves to score for the Lady Hawks.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Abby Hood scores and draws a foul for the Triton girls.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Josiah Lett claims a rebound for the Triton boys.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Leyton Kelly gets a basket for the Hawks on Tuesday night.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)


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