Lady Eagles lose hold in fourth, defeated 39-37

Published 3:56 pm Monday, January 24, 2011

The Lady Eagles couldn’t hold on for the win over Glenwood, falling 39-37 after enjoying a lead most of the game.

“This game was sort of the opposite of our boy’s match,” Mantooth said. “We led the entire game almost, but fell apart in the last 3 or 4 minutes.”

Mantooth said the girls struggled to score in the fourth. Trouble scoring, coupled with a defensive breakdown on one of Glenwood’s key players, sealed Fort Dale’s fate, the coach said.

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Jessie Langford tallied 18 points for the night and was the only Eagle to hit double digit scoring.