Lady 'Horns best North

from staff reports


   Andrea McQueen put on a shooting exhibition Friday night at Ray Shoun Gym, hitting four treys en route to a 25-point performance that led the Lady Longhorns to a 56-37 win over Sullivan North.
   Nikki Davidson added three more shots behind the three-point line in scoring nine for Johnson County, who finished their Watauga Conference season at 3-11 and now sport an 8-15 record overall. Jessica Townsend also had a big offensive night for the 'Horns, tallying 10 points.
   Johnson County did an effective job of shutting down North guard Kim Doran, who scored just two points in the loss. Kristen Hughes ended up as the Lady Raiders' leading scorer with 7 points, while Ashley McMurray chimed in with six.
   The Lady Longhorns led only 13-10 at the end of one period, but increased the lead to 28-17 at the intermission. In the third quarter, Johnson County continued to pull away, holding a 45-27 advantage going into the final eight minutes.
   Coach Eric Crabtree's Lady Longhorns finish their regular season with non-conference foes Cloudland and Sulllivan East before heading into the District 1-AA tournament as the league's number seven seed.