The freshman Lady Scots improved to 7-3 for the 2008-09 campaign with a 50-27 victory over the South View Tigers on Thursday. Scotland has won three straight, and the team has seven victories in its last eight games after starting the year with a 1-2 mark.
Scotland used its full-court pressure from the game's outset, and it became obvious very early on that the Lady Tigers had no answer. The Scots led 20-2 after one quarter of play and went into the locker room with a 33-5 advantage.
"We worked on a bunch of new presses to throw at our opponents when we saw them the second time around on our schedule," said SHS ninth-grade girls' head coach David Brooks. "They have four different presses that they run, and they switch them out after every play."
Scotland was led in scoring by Shae Barnes, whose game-high 26 points nearly equaled the entire South View team. Chante Deese had nine points for the Scots, Samril Ratliff scored seven, Quashira Diggs had four and Bri Matthews chipped in three points to the winning effort for Scotland.
The Lady Scots host Lumberton on Monday at 5 p.m.