Lady Cougars Defeat Pine Tree

November 13th the Lady Cougars defeated Pine Tree HS 53-43. Kat Neal and Paige Gilmore both recorded double-doubles to push the Cougars past a very athletic Pirate squad. Neal was 7/10 from the field with 11 rebounds. Gilmore led both teams with 19 points and had 10 rebounds and 5 assists. November 16-18 the Cougars participated in theMacy Chenevert Memorial Tournament at TK Gorman. The tournament honors Macy Chenevert who lost her battle with cancer at age 14 in 2005 while playing for the Crusaders. Fighting to the end, her love of basketball and her teammates have continued to inspire players from all over Texas. Sixteen teams competed in the tournament this year. The Cougars went 2-2 during the weekend, with wins over Kilgore and Hill Country Christian and losses to Marshall and Bay Area Christian. Over the Thanksgiving break, the Lady Cougars defeated Gorman 46-22. Paige Gilmore led all scorers with 16, other scorers included: Harper Auringer 4, Macy Loftis 4, Lucy Loftis 3, Kat Neal 8, Macie Mathis 7, and Olivia Clark 4