Lady Panthers down Central Hayneville, 54-50

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 12, 2004

Coach Matthews Williams’ Southside Lady Panthers used a deep and balanced attack to down Central Hayneville Saturday night at home, 54-50.

Kendra Marzette led the Lady Panthers with 12 points.

Tiffany Anderson and Makiesha Towns were also in double figures with 10 each.

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Andreaka Williams added 8 points to the cause while Shernita Thigpen had 6.

Kimberly Broadnax added 4 points, Lasandra Wilson had 2 and Demetrice Shelton scored a single point.

For the Lady Lions, Williams had a strong outing with 19 points.

Galy added 12 points in the losing effort.

Southside came out swinging.

Marzette hit from long range and had a deuce as she scored 5 points in each of the first two quarters.

Broadnax added 6 points in the first quarter as the Lady Panthers jumped to a 16-9 advantage.

The second quarter was a carbon-copy of the first as Southside again outscored Central Hayneville, 16-9, and took a 32-18 lead into the break.

A different Lady Lions’ team showed up in the third quarter.

They scored 17 points to cut the lead to 43-35.

The Lady Lions made a push at the end but 6 points in the final quarter from Thigpen helped the Lady Panthers hang on for the win.

Southside improved to 8-3, overall and 2-0 in area play.