Third game in three days ends in a tight loss for Warren’s Lady Jacks

An action packed week caught up to Warren High’s Lady Jacks Wednesday, as the senior women’s basketball team dropped a road game to Watson Chapel by the final of 26-21 February 2, 2022.

Warren struggled to get shots to fall in the first quarter. Mylesha Yao was the lone Lady Jack on the board after the first period. Watson Chapel struggled to find points as well, but led 8-2 after one.

The Wildcats extended their lead to 11-5 at the halftime break. They would go on to win by the final of 26-21 in a low scoring affair, handing Warren’s Lady Jacks their sixth loss in the 8-4A. Warren is now 1-6 in conference play and 6-12 overall.

Keller Bigham added her seventeenth game of the season going into double figures. She scored 11 Wednesday. The senior went five for six from the free-throw line.

Senior guard Tyairean Bass scored three, as did Ana Tinoco.

Mylesha Yao and Mahiya Payne each scored two a piece.

If the weather permits, the Lady Jacks are scheduled to host Star City at home at the Seminary Street Gym Friday, February 4, 2022. Saline River Chronicle will post if there are any changes due to winter weather.

Mylesha Yao(1) gets into position on the offensive end for Warren during the first quarter at Watson Chapel Wednesday.
Tessa Andrus(10) looks for an open teammate during the first quarter vs. Watson Chapel.
Tyairean Bass(3) takes advantage of a screen setup by Mahiya Payne(4).
Mylesha Yao(1) releases a three-point shot against Watson Chapel.
Coach Leon Harris huddles with the Lady Jacks during a timeout.
Mylesha Yao(1) sets up in a half court press Wednesday night at Watson Chapel.
Keller Bigham(13) in possession during the second quarter at Watson Chapel.

Top photo: Warren’s Keller Bigham(13) led Warren at Watson Chapel with 11 points.

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