Lady Wildcats fall in quarterfinals

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School girls basketball team saw its outstanding season come to an end on Thursday night.

The Lady Wildcats handily defeated Greenville O’Bannon 73-17 in the play-in round on Monday, before falling to Belmont 60-46 in the quarterfinals of the MHSAA Class 3A North State Basketball Tournament on Thursday.

Belmont went on to beat Cleveland East Side 59-45 in the semifinals on Friday and Booneville 50-46 in the finals on Saturday to claim the North State title.

LHS finished the season at 20-10 on the year.

“We had a really god year,” said LHS head coach Jackie Laine. “We went a long way and accomplished some things.”