The Belton Lady Tigers’ JV squad hosted the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers at Tiger Gym on Tuesday night, the last game before District 12-6A action begins.
Jazz’ria Gossett netted 12 points to lead the Lady Tigers, as Belton held off Liberty Hill by a score of 35-32.
Zanyra Adams and A’naya Brown scored the lone two baskets in the first quarter, as Belton trailed Liberty Hill 5-4.
Gossett, Adams, Jalynn Callaway and Madison Lux combined for 13 points in the second quarter, as Belton led at the half, 17-10.
Belton outscored Liberty Hill 13-9 in the third quarter, as Gossett and Brown combined for eight of the Lady Tigers’ 11 points. Belton led at the end of three quarters, 28-19.
The Lady Panthers made a late push, having outscored Belton 13-7. However, Belton held the Lady Panthers off at the finish.
Brown and Adams each scored six points, and Lux scored five points for Belton, who host district-rival Copperas Cove next Tuesday (Dec. 3) at Tiger Gym.