By Thomas Sellers Jr.
The Haywood Lady Tomcats were finally able to make their trip to Millington after the postponement from Jan. 16 because of inclement weather. On Jan. 29 the make-up District 15-2A contest took place with Haywood overwhelming the Millington Lady Trojans 74-25 in the William Osteen Gymnasium. The Lady Tomcat visit gave the Lady Trojan faithful a chance to see Haywood standout Jamirah Shutes. The University of Memphis committee didn’t disappoint with various assists and making several shots in the Haywood win. The Lady Tomcats jumped out 24-0 in the first quarter using pressure defense on the Lady Trojans. Once Millington was able to navigate the Haywood press, the Lady Trojans closed the first quarter with 7 points led by senior Keyanna Jones.
The score was similar in the second quarter with Haywood outscoring Millington 26-7 to go ahead 50-14 at the break. The pace slowed down in the second half with the Lady Tomcats outscoring the Lady Trojans 24-11.