The Varsity Lady Owls mounted a good comeback in their season opener against Life Waxahachie but came up just short losing 43-37.
The Owls were down by 6 at the half and took as much as an 8 point lead in the 3rd quarter. The 4th quarter saw Waxahachie go on another run as the Lady Owls were in foul trouble and the comeback bid fell just short.
The Owls were paced by Ellie Berry who had a great all around game with 16 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 assists.
Jalecia Isreal had 8 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals.
Adrianna Cortez had 5 points and 5 rebounds.
Amy Olivas chipped in with 3 points and 3 rebounds.
Emily Nichols had 7 rebounds to go with her 2 points.
The Varsity Lady Owls will be in the Centennial tourney this week Thur-Sat.