The Ware County Lady Gators came out of the gate a little sluggish in the first half and trailed Tift County 26-16 at the end of the second quarter. Tift led 11-7 at the end of the first quarter and added to the lead in the second quarter out scoring the Lady Gators 15-9 to take a 10 point lead into halftime.
The Lady Gators played much better in the third and fourth quarter while outscoring Tift 26-19 in the second half, but the early deficit was too much to overcome and Tift edged the Lady Gators 45-42.
Mataea Boyd led the Lady Gators with 14 points while Justyce Eason and Chyna Carter added 9 and 7 point respectively. Shouveir Spaulding added 6 points, Latreona Holmes added 4 points and DeMya Gibson added 2 points.
The Lady Gators return home today to take on the Bratley County Lady Herons at 5:00. We have four games set to start today at 2:00 at the Gator Den. JV Girlss at 2:00; JV Boys at 3:30; Varsity Girls at 5:00 and Varsity Boys at 6:30. Please come out and support the Gators as they close out 2018 at home.