Lady Rabbs nab Pittsburgh whole boys lose

By Michael DelGiorno

 

ATLANTA, Tx. — Atlanta split their double header with Pittsburg girls win 67-52 boys fall 46-38 at Rabbits Gym in Atlanta.


The Girl’s contest was an up and down battle for Atlanta pulling away late to win by 15.
The Lady Rabbs were led by the guard duo of Keyona Easter and Sheveonia Smith who combined for 41pts. Senior Teshuna Sheppard scored 14pts all in 4th quarter. Atlanta improves to 3-3 in district play while Pittsburg falls to 0-6.
The Pitt boys pulled away late in a game that was mostly led by Atlanta. The Rabbs were up 9pts at halftime but were out scored 29-12 in 2nd half.
Atlanta’s big man Quenton Rowe had a one hand slam that got the crowd going in first half. Rowe was in foul trouble for much of game and fouled out early in 2nd half. Trin Taylor and Curtis Smith kept the crowd going with big contested layins in first half. Atlanta falls to 0-4 in district and Pitt improves to 3-1.
Next up for Atlanta is a home double header with Pleasant Grove. You can hear the games live on KPYN Friday Jan 27th tip off 6pm.
Lady Rabbs
Sheveonia Smith 19pts
Teshuna Sheppard 14pts
Keyona Easter 22pts
Kaydee Kelly 3pts
Kinsey Kelly 5pts
Brittney Collins 4pts
Rabbits
Carson Rich 4pts
Trin Taylor 7pts
Brock Childress 2pts
Curtis Smith 13pts
Quenton Rowe 7pts
Desmond Robinson 5pts