The Thomas E. Edwards Lady Tigers are coming into 2019 as one of the strongest teams in 3A girls basketball. Pictured in front are Tykirra Nash, T’Kya Johnson, Kalilah Burchfield, Makaylah Turner, Kendra Womack and Jakyla Lewis. In back are Asst. Coach Veronica Walker, Nakiyah Butler, Arika Gardner, Makyra Ingram, Zikirah Griham, Shirlencia Smith, Jacorriah Bracey, Shamiyah Thomas, Makayla Williams, manager Malachi Perry, and Head Coach Chiquita Bracey
Photo: Bryan Davis
The Thomas E. Edwards Lady Tigers come into the 2019-20 season ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, and they did not disappoint in their opening game at home against Leland on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers won 57-52.
Jacorriah Bracey led the scoring with 39 points in the contest.
She had 10 rebounds and 5 assists.
Makaylah Turner scored 7 points for the Lady Tigers, with 3 assists. Shirlencia Smith had 6 points and 7 rebounds.