CHEROKEE, NC – Abi Chatham scored 18 points to lead the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team to a 63-38 win over Nuese Charter Thursday in the Holidays on the Hardwoods basketball tournament at Cherokee High.
All 18 of Chatham’s points came from behind the 3-point arc. Sophia D’Oliveira tossed in 10 points, Calli Watson and Anna Lowe added 9 each. Cadey Ayers scored 7 points. Kenedy Moledor had 4. Chloe Bennett hit three points. Kati Brady, Avery Young and Maggie Schandera all scored one point.
The Lady Tigers set the pace from the opening tip, outscoring Nuese Charter 39-21 in the first half. The offense slowed a bit in the second half, scoring in 13 and 11 points in the final two quarters of play. Nuese Charter scored 17 points in the second half.
The Lady Tigers play Dawson-Bryant High School from Ohio at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29.