Lady Tigers down Hinds to advance to state semifinals

Northeast faces Co-Lin on Wednesday.

Posted: Feb 27, 2018 10:02 PM
Updated: Feb 27, 2018 10:51 PM

SENATOBIA, Miss. (WTVA/NEMCC Athletics) - Northeast Mississippi Community College's women's basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) State Tournament with a 84-75 victory over Hinds on Tuesday.

The first round matchup at Northwest Mississippi Community College's Howard Coliseum served as revenge for the Lady Tigers as Hinds eliminated them from both the MACJC and NJCAA Region 23 tournaments one year ago.

Northeast led from start to finish against the Lady Bulldogs. Adallice Young paced the Lady Tigers with a team-high 23 points and was one of five double figure scorers for the victors.

Dayzsha Rogan followed her with 17 points while Aundrea Adams had 15 points and a team-best seven rebounds for Northeast, which improved to 17-7 overall on the season.

The Lady Bulldogs were led by Victoria Johnson's game-high 35 points. Hinds was the fourth seeded team from the MACJC South Division while the Lady Tigers were the MACJC North Division champion.

Northeast advances to face Copiah-Lincoln in the state semifinals on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. in Senatobia.

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