|Carlisle's DeShaye Ricks shoots for two of game-high 20 points against England (Photos by Mark Buffalo)|
By Mark Buffalo
The Carlisle Lady Bison, ranked sixth in Class 2A by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, improved to 13-3 on the season with a 73-58 win over England on Friday night at Bison Arena.
Early on, it looked like Carlisle would run away with the game in the first half as the Lady Bison used a 10-0 run to lead 15-4 with 1:13 left in the first quarter.
England scored the first eight points of the second quarter to pull to within two at 17-15. England eventually took a 23-21 lead with 3:54 left in the first half.
Carlisle ended the second quarter on an 11-3 run to lead 32-26 at halftime.
Carlisle opened the second half with a 7-0 run to lead 39-26.
The Lady Bison led by 21 points at 52-31 with 37 seconds left in third quarter.
DeShaye Ricks led Carlisle with 20 points. Kylie Warren had 17. Shelby Hancock had nine. Kiara Miller had seven. Blakely Ellis scored five. Morgan Brazeal had three. Taylor Cullum had two. Mattie Staggs had one.
|Carlisle's Jamarious Harper is fouled going to the basket.|
Lions 81, Bison 51
The Carlisle Bison gave the England Lions fits for a quarter before the Lions pulled away for an 81-51 win .
Carlisle led much of the first quarter but trailed 25-21 after eight minutes.
England outscored Carlisle 24-10 in the second quarter to take control of the game.
Everett Williams led the Bison with 11 points. Caleb Jones had 10. Jamarious Harper added eight. Kamryn Taylor and Braiden Jenkins had six points each. Will Carter added five. Baylor Craig scored four. Gauge Shaw had one.