Lady Tiger Shark hoopsters lead district

The Lady Tiger Sharks

The Lady Tiger Sharks

Special to The Star
Published: Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 09:19 AM.

After starting the season with losses to Blountstown, Sneads (twice) and Rutherford, with a win over Wewahitchka sandwiched in between the Lady Tiger Sharks basketball team at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School has won six out of seven.

The Lady Tiger Sharks are 7-5 overall and undefeated, 5-0, in District 4-1A.

With no seniors or juniors this year, Port St. Joe earned its biggest win Dec. 13 when South Walton, the defending Class 1A state champion, came to “The Dome.”

The Lady Seahawks left with their first loss in Class 1A play in two years as Port St. Joe won 46-32.

The Lady Tiger Sharks have been led by a pair of eighth-graders and a freshman thus far. Teiyahna Hutchinson is averaging 15.9 points, six rebounds, and two steals a game; Brooklyn Quinn has 9.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 1.2 steals per game; and freshman Hallie Jasinski adds 8.5 points and five rebounds a game.

Callie Fleshner, a sophomore, is pitching in 3.2 points with 6.8 rebounds a game. Maliyah McNair and Java Patterson are doing a great job on defense.

The Lady Tigers Sharks resumed their season during the break with a three-day trip to participate in the ninth annual Tallahassee Maclay Holiday Classic.

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