Lady Eagles play in Florida tourney

Hannah Born plays defense for the Lady Eagles in Orlando, Fla.

The Huntsville Lady Eagles traveled to Orlando, Fla., the day after Christmas to play in the KSA Events Holiday Basketball Tournament.

The Lady Eagles started Red Bracket play last Friday against the Iowa Lady Yellowjackets from Louisiana.  Huntsville took control with a 10-3 third quarter for a 47-34 victory.  Josie Sisk paced the Lady Eagles with 17 points with Paige Bennett also finishing in double figures with 12.

Emily Buchanan had 5 points, Hannah Born 4, Abbi Slaughter 3, and Addisyn Routh, Carlie Howerton and Kendra Poor 2 each.

Huntsville played in the bracket semifinals this past Saturday against the South Fayette Lady Lions from McDonald, Pa. The Lady Lions won the matchup by a 39-31 count. The Lady Eagles finished with a third-place contest Monday against Barberton, Ohio. Barberton came out on top 37-22.

Huntsville (3-12, 0-1) steps back into action Tuesday, Jan. 7, when they host the Prairie Grove Lady Tigers (5-7, 0-1) in a 4A-1 Conference ballgame.

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