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Lady Bears defeat Lady Tigers

Lady Bears defeat Lady Tigers

Baton Rouge Community College Lady Bears found their winning way on Thursday night versus Northeast Mississippi Community College, defeating the Lady Tigers 78-66. The win ends a four game skid for Baton Rouge and avenges an early season loss while playing in Northeast Mississippi's Classic last week. The win brings their overall record to 2-5. 

Baton Rouge led throughout after a 19 point, first half effort from sophomore guard Lanae Bickham. The Lady Bears took a 40-29 lead into the half that they would not relinquish. 

Bickham finished the night with 25 points leading the way for Baton Rouge. Terriel Ross added 18 points, off 6 of 11 shooting. Anitara Whitfield was the third Lady Bear in double-figures with 12 points. Octavia Lawdins contributed seven points in the win, but dominated the glass by grabbing eighteen rebounds.

Next up for Baton Rouge is a trip to Bossier City, LA to face Bossier Parrish Community College. The game is Saturday, November 15th; the tip is set for 2:00 pm.