Medeline Thomas

Medeline Thomas led the Lady Tigers with 12 points to go along with five rebounds in Caldwell County’s 58-37 loss to Hopkins County Central.

The Hopkins County Central Lady Storm are still favored for the No. 1 seed in the Seventh District tournament with the Monday, Feb. 6 win by 58-37 over the Caldwell County Lady Tigers.

A balanced effort from AJ Hollowell, Presley McKinney and Nyla Sikes kept the first quarter close. A late bucket from Tyah White gave the Storm the 13-11 advantage at the close of the first frame. The Lady Storm broke loose with a 9-0 run in the second quarter from Brooklyn Clark and Mercy Sutton to take the 22-11 lead. Caldwell scored just two back-to-back baskets from Sikes and Tink Clark to trim the margin 22-15, but a last second shot from Emile Jones gave Hopkins Central back a double-digit lead at 25-15 heading into halftime.