|Carlisle's Shea Alberson looks for an open teammate in the Lady Bison's win over Malvern in the Goldfish Classic. (Photos by Mark buffalo|
By Mark Buffalo
LONOKE — The Carlisle Lady Bison went 1-2 in the sixth-annual Goldfish Classic last week at the Gina Cox Center.
Carlisle lost to Bald Knob 50-47 in the first round then beat Malvern 51-30 before losing the fifth-place game to fellow conference member England, 63-53 in overtime.
In the loss to Bald Knob, Carlisle trailed 13-12 after one quarter and 27-19 at halftime.
Carlisle outscored the Lady Bulldogs 16-8 in the third quarter and held a five-point lead in the fourth quarter before Bald Knob rallied for the victory.
Shelby Hancock led Carlisle with 13 points. DeShaye Ricks had 12. Heather Bowlan added nine. Kiara Miller scored four. Jasmyn McElyea and Leigh Ann Wolfe had three points each. Taylor Cullum had two. Josie Fortner scored one.
In the win over Malvern, the score was tied 9-9 after one quarter. Carlisle then outscored Malvern 16-9 in the second quarter and 18-5 in the third quarter to pull away for the win.
|Devon Buffalo shoots for three.|
in the loss to England, Carlisle trailed by eight points heading into the fourth quarter. Carlisle outscored the Lady Lions 18-10 in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime.
England outscored Carlisle 16-6 in the extra period.
In the loss, Carlisle struggled at the free throw line like it has much of the season. The Lady Bison made only 22 of 41 attempts.
Ricks led Carlisle with 18 points but made only 10 of 22 free throw attempts. Wolfe had 11 points. She had three three-pointers. Bowlan scored eight. Miller added seven. Cullum had five. Hancock scored three and Alberson had one.
Bison go 0-2 in Goldfish Classic
The Carlisle Bison lost two games in the tournament. They lost to Bald Knob 77-27 in the first round and Bradford 69-46 in the consolation round.
In the loss to Bald Knob, Will Carter led the Bison with 14 points. Creed Carter had seven. Jasean Harper scored four. Embry Thornton scored two
In the loss to Bradford, the score was tied 12-12 after one quarter. Bradford then led 31-21 at halftime.
Will Carter led the Bison with 19 points. Harper had 10. Devon Buffalo scored six on two three-pointers. Davorious Allen had four. Ben Orton scored three. Thornton and Xavier Contereras had two points each.