The Robinson Lady Blue Jays and the Viper Lady Hornets hit the hardwood in the opening round of the 8th grade county tournament. The game was close throughout, with the Lady Blue Jays pulling out the 30-25 win.
The tempo was at a fevered pitch in the first period, with the Blue Jays taking the 7-4 lead. In the second period, the Lady Hornets took control and began to chip away at the deficit. Going into the locker room, the game was tied at 13.
Scoring dropped off in the third period, but the teams managed to keep the game even. With six minutes remaining to play, the game was again tied at 19.
Viper managed to keep the game close for five of the six minutes, but it was in the final minute that the Lady Blue Jays began to take control Robinson would be able to hold on for the 30-25 win.
Robinson (30) Napier 9, Little 9, Stidham 2, Turner 5, and Sturdivant 4.
Viper (25) Minks 12, Brown 5, Martin 6, and Vanover 2.
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