One Feather staff report
The Cherokee Lady Braves are off to a good start this basketball season. They won a 61-59 thriller over Tuscola in their season-opener on Tuesday, Nov. 24 and followed that up with a 67-56 victory over Highlands on Friday, Dec. 4.
Kelsey Jackson led the way in the Tuscola game with 14 points and 7 rebounds. Tahnee Arkansas and Paige Jackson also had good stats with Arkansas scoring 10 and getting 11 boards and Paige Jackson scoring 9 with 6 boards and 4 steals.
Other Cherokee scorers in the game included: Elizabeth Wahnetah 7, Rayna Davis 3, Tashina Martin 6, Trae Crowe 2, Celine Lambert 8, and Keona Watty 2.
Arkansas led the way against Highlands scoring 17 points and grabbing 7 boards. Davis and Martin both had 12 points to help lead the Lady Braves to their 2-0 record. Davis also had 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and three blocks and Martin had 7 rebounds and 3 steals.
Other Cherokee scorers against Highlands included: Paige Jackson 4, Elizabeth Wahnetah 9, , Kayla Smith 5, Celine Lambert 6, and Jordyn Thompson 2.
The Lady Braves take on Hayesville on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at home and travel to Murphy on Friday, Dec. 11 before coming back to play Tasmania Australia at home on Saturday, Dec. 12.
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