Demopolis girls roll past Livingston

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2006

The Demopolis Lady Tigers barreled into the 4A Area 5 championship

game with a 56-28 win over Livingston Thursday night at the Demopolis


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The Lady Cougars hung with Demopolis for a quarter, trailing the

state’s No. 7 team by only four points, 14-10, at the end of one.

But the Demopolis defense took over for the next two periods, allowing

Livingston only two second quarter points and only five third quarter

points as the Lady Tigers opened up an insurmountable 45-17 lead

heading into the fourth.

Demopolis was especially efficient opening the second half, scoring

the first 14 points of the third quarter to stretch their 29-12

halftime lead to 29 points in only four minutes.

Senior forwards Katerria Johnson and Kelli Johnson led the way for

Demopolis, scoring 15 and 14 points, respectively. They were followed

by Shawnese Armstead and Jasmine Simmons with 8 points each, Krystal

Walker with 6,

Loreal Moore with 3, and Aleshia Arnold and Jocelyn

Lawson with 1 each.

Livingston was led by Shanika Maye and Consuela Rice with 7 points

each. Tyrese Mosley and Sherita Dunigan each scored 5 points, while

Vanquacious Otis and Tandeka Oglesby scored 2 apiece.