The Dibrell Lady Wildcats beat the Irving College Lady Tigers in a tough cat fight winning 43-18 on Monday night at Dibrell.
Maddox Adams led the Lady Wildcats with 18 points, and Ana Dimas followed close behind with 13.
Adams and Dimas started the game with a foul shot each and continued to score layups in the first quarter, overwhelming the Irving College defense. Between the two, they scored 18 points for Dibrell, 9 each, to secure a stout lead.
Lady Tiger Jayla Hudson scored Irving College’s only points in the first quarter as Dibrell forged ahead 24-2. In the second quarter, Irving College worked to close the gap as four additional players were able to score some points.
Dibrell lost it in the second quarter a bit, unable to score as much. The two teams scored 9 points total for the quarter, but with the lead that the Lady Wildcats achieved in the first quarter, the Lady Tigers were still down 33-11 at halftime.
The second half proved to be a more even fight as Dibrell only outscored Irving College by 3 points. The Lady Wildcats’ guard play weakened in the second half leading to much fewer points scored for Dibrell.
Lilly Cathcart went on a roll at the end of the game with a steal and a couple layups for the Lady Tigers, keeping up with the Lady Wildcats. Both teams scored the same amount of points in the final quarter.
The Lady Wildcats set themselves up for success in the first quarter, and the lead was unbreakable.
DIBRELL -- Maddox Adams 18, Ana Dimas 13, Anslee Crick 6, Lakelyn Basham 4, Jenna Mullins 2 IRVING COLLEGE -- Lilly Cathcart 7, Madisyn Petrovic 4, Ali Young 3, Jayla Hudson 2, Summer Wanamaker 2