Moultrie Observer

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December 4, 2012

Lady Packers defeat Bainbridge

MOULTRIE —  The Colquitt County varsity girls basketball team won its third straight game on Tuesday, traveling to Bainbridge to take down the Lady Cats 46-29.

Makeba Ponder led the Lady Packers with 15 points.

The junior shooting guard is averaging 21.0 points a game so far this season.

She was helped offensively by Ja’nice Sailor and Felicia Bowman, each of whom had seven points.

Natalie Griffin, Ashley Henry and Dexshalyn Polite each had four points; Shakhila Harry added three; and Dezaray Fowler had two.

Lady Packers coach Rondesha Williams was especially pleased with how her team performed at the free throw line, where they hit 14-of-18.

She also praised the work of Bowman, who played off the bench.

The Lady Packers pulled down 28 rebounds in the game.

The score of the Colquitt County-Bainbridge boys game was unavailable at press time.

The Packers and Lady Packers will travel to play at Albany High on Saturday.

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