Lady Cougars get last second win on Senior Night

Published 4:34 pm Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Grace Christian Academy senior night was one for the books.

Friday night, the Cougars and Lady Cougars basketball team faced off against North Florida Christian, where the Lady Cougars made a last minute shot, giving them the win.

Lainey McRae was fouled with two seconds left in the game and the Lady Cougars down by one. Lainey made both free throws and won the region game 44-43.

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Lainey and sister, Kate McRae both started off the first quarter scoring two points, along with teammate Emellia Woodrum. Caroline Wells began with one point, but showed out in the second quarter, scoring five points.

Lainey made two free throws in the second quarter, while Woodrum hit a three pointer and Kate scored four points.

Lainey continued to push in the third quarter, scoring four points, while Woodrum hit another three pointer and Kate scored two more points.

The fourth quarter all came down to free throws. Wells scored two points, before Lainey scored two points and made both free throws. Mary Glenn Warr also made two free throws, along with Woodrum and Kate. Woodrum also brought in an additional two points in the fourth quarter.

The senior girls were excited for such a close and well fought region game on their senior night.

The Cougars and Lady Cougars will host the region tournament next week at ABAC.

The entire school is looking forward to hosting this tournament, knowing what an honor it is for the school and the community.

Semifinals will be played on Thursday, February 6, with the region championship on Friday, February 7, or a consolation game if needed.

Times have not yet been announced, nor have seedings, but will be available in the coming week.