Lady Tigers defeat Springville in Veterans Day Classic
The Hartselle Lady Tigers (3-0) were in a first-quarter battle, leading 8-7 with less than 5 seconds remaining. They struggled to get a good look at the basket for the final shot with time running down. Anna Hampton Burroughs knocked down a 30-foot shot to give the Lady Tigers an 11-7 lead at the end of the first quarter.
Hartselle dominated the second quarter by outscoring Springville 15-2 to take a 26-9 lead into halftime. They continued to pull away in the second half by outscoring Springville 17-13 to cap off the 43-22 win.
Hartselle’s defense forced 28 Springville turnovers and scored 20 points off the turnovers.
Mary Frances Itsede had 14 points and six rebounds to lead Hartselle. Hannah Burks added 10 points and three steals. Gracie Hill finished with eight points.