Girls Varsity Basketball · Benton advances to finals of Trak1 tournament

— Russell Hedges,

The Benton Lady Tigers rallied from an 11-point deficit in the second half to defeated the Loyola College Prep Flyers 48-46 in the semifinals of the Trak1 Background Screening Lady Tigers Tournament on Friday at Benton.

After Benton forced a turnover under Loyola’s basket, the Lady Tigers called a time out with 37 seconds left. They held the ball in the front court until about 10 seconds remained. Freshman Jada Anderson drove down the center of the lane and scored the winning basket with 3 seconds left.

Benton (7-2) faces the winner of Saturday afternoon’s semifinal between North Caddo and Evangel for the championship at 7:30 Saturday night.


After falling behind by 11 early in the third quarter, Benton stormed back. Qua Chambers scored eight points and Emily Ward seven. The Lady Tigers held the Lady Flyers to five points in the third quarter. To read the rest of the article click the link