The Jonesboro-Hodge Lady Tigers beat Red River 43 -31 in the season opener at the Lakeview Tournament to hand new head coach, Kiyyah Deloney, her first career victory. The girls parlayed an amazing 65 rebounds into 26 points in the paint and an 11-2 advantage in second chance baskets.
Xabrianna Jackson scored 18 points to lead J-H, who held Red River without a point in the first quarter and stormed to a 30-10 halftime lead. Tyya Davis added nine with Zymea Hoggro chipped in with seven. Sydney Malone scored four, Keashiah Andrews 2 and Morgan McGee, Kaelin Palmer and Laila Johnson all hit a free throw to round out the scoring.