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Lady Wildcats advance at TCT with win over Blue Mountain

The Lady Wildcats of Walnut pulled away late and picked up a hard fought win over the Blue Mountain Lady Cougars at the Tippah County Tournament.

Walnut won the final period 18-11 and came away with a 58-44 victory.

The Lady Cougars closed the first half on an 11-0, highlighted by this Annija Chills buzzer beater to trail just 28-23 at the half.

A back and forth 3rd period left Walnut with a 40-33 advantage headed to the final quarter.

MK Vuncannon and Claire Leak combined for 15 points in the fourth to close out the game and ensure the Lady Wildcats advanced.

Claire Leak led all scorers with 23 points while MK Vuncannon had 20. Blue Mountain was led by Annija Chills with 15, Ariauna Foote with 14 and Teauna Foote with 13.

Walnut advances to take on Pine Grove on Friday.

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