Girls Junior Varsity Basketball 1 · Belton Lady Tigers JV gets best of Marble Falls JV, 45-34


Jasmine Keona drives the lane for a field goal. (Photo credit: Tony Adams, The Belton Journal)

The Belton Lady Tigers JV hit the road for the second time in the early non-district campaign on Saturday afternoon as they took on the Marble Falls Lady Mustangs.

Belton broke open a one-point game in the fourth quarter by outscoring Marble Falls 16-6 in the final eight minutes to win, 45-34.

The Lady Tigers led after the first eight minutes, 12-7.

The teams each had 12 points in the second quarter, as Belton took a 24-19 lead into the third quarter.

Skylar Ellis blocks a three-point shot. (Photo credit: Tony Adams, The Belton Journal)

Marble Falls outscored Belton in the third quarter, 9-5. The Lady Tigers had just a one-point lead going into the final quarter, 29-28.

Big quarters by La’Mayia Riggins and Rebekah Bledsoe fueled Belton’s 16-6 final frame, as the Lady Tigers won by 11.

Riggins led all scorers with 18 points and Roz Leibowitz added 12 points.

Belton will host Gatesville Tuesday at Tiger Gym.

Roz Leibowitz makes a drive towards the lane in the fourth quarter. (Photo credit: Tony Adams, The Belton Journal)