Nevada Lady Jays continued their battles on the hardwood for two tough back to back home losses hosting the Kirby Lady Trojans and Ouachita Lady Warriors at the Nevada High School Gymnasium.

Nevada Lady Jays continued their battles on the hardwood for two tough back to back home losses hosting the Kirby Lady Trojans and Ouachita Lady Warriors at the Nevada High School Gymnasium.
LADY JAYS 29, KIRBY 55
The Lady Jays took on Kirby last Monday night Oct. 30 for varsity girls basketball action. Nevada fought hard, but the Lady Trojans were victorious 55-29. The Lady Jays were led in scoring by Kiara Frazier dropping 11 points for double-figures. Carolyn Dixon followed  and Camyia Cox each added four points apiece, Keiasia Cody and Aaliyah Grant each scored three points, A'gianna Beal and Ashanti Turner contributed two points apiece. The Lady Jays snatched 24 rebounds off the glass, had seven steals and six blocks for their team defense against Kirby.
LADY JAYS 51, OUACHITA 69
On Halloween night Oct. 31, the Lady Jays returned to hoops in a strong and close battle against Ouachita for conference game competition. The Lady Jays kept their contest intense with only a seven point deficit at the end of first quarter action 15-8. In the second, the Lady Jays dropped 22 points on the scoreboard to outscore Ouachtia with 20. At halftime, Nevada trailed Ouachita 35-30. In the second half, the Lady Jays kept the fight, but held to only four points scored in the third quarter and the Lady Warriors posted in double-digits for 15 points. At the end of three periods, Nevada trailed Oucahita, 48-34. In the fourth, the Lady Jays had a more productive scoring period with Frazier scoring five points in the period with a trifecta from behind the arc. Camyia Cox sparked with four points, Dixon added three points of scoring and K. Butler drained a trey from behind the arc to provide 17 points scored for the Lady Jays points in the fourth. Ouachita exploded and dropped 21 points in the fourth and went onto an 18 point victory.
Head coach Kevan Moore will take this time to prepare his Lady Jays for battle as they looked to bound back for hoops next week as and travel to Camden Harmony Grove Nov. 11, then return home Nov. 17 hosting Hermitage.