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January 29, 2013

Clutch free throws lift Lady Bears past Nederland in OT



Chen and Nimitz tallied six points apiece. The Lady Bears also finished with a 45-36 rebounding edge. Posts Sheridan Rogers and Tori Thompson combined for 16 boards, each grabbing eight.

The rebounding edge certainly helped the Lady Bears, who were also turnover-prone on the night by committing 29 of them while Nederland had just 19.

Beard led the Lady Bulldogs with nine rebounds before fouling out in overtime. Kayla Britt notched 11 points and eight rebounds before fouling out. Guard Kinsey Miller had eight points and seven boards before fouling out while fellow guard Jalie Bell also had eight points.

The Lady Bears led 8-7 at the end of the first period and 17-16 at intermission as neither team could find their footing offensively in the first 16 minutes.

The Lady Bears will travel to first-place and state-ranked Beaumont Ozen Friday and will host Lumberton next Tuesday, which could decide the fourth and final playoff berth in 20-4A. LC-M is now up a game on both Nederland and Lumberton (4-8), which fell to second-place Vidor (25-6, 10-2) 71-55 Tuesday.

Lumberton hosts Livingston before visiting LC-M Tuesday while Nederland visits Port Neches-Groves Friday before hosting Ozen next Tuesday.


BC girls 58, Silsbee 46

SILSBEE - The Bridge City Lady Cardinals jumped on the Silsbee Lady Tigers early to go on to post a 58-46 District 21-3A victory at Tiger Gym Tuesday night. The Lady Cardinals (4-6 in district) outscored the Lady Tigers (0-11 in district) with a 16-6 spurt to start the game and then held Silsbee at bay the rest of the way.

Kelsey Fults spearheaded the Lady Cardinal attack with 26 big points and nine rebounds.

Bailee Bacon chimed in with 13 points, four rebounds and two steals. Alexus Henry had 10 points, four rebounds and two steals.

It was a total team effort for Bridge City as Kasey Frederick had seven rebounds and four steal. Harleigh Myers yanked down seven rebounds and Caylin Choate swiped three steals.

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