Lady Tigers blast John Essex in home opener

The Demopolis Lady Tigers (2-0) ran their way to a 47-17 thumping of John Essex Thursday night in their home opener.

The Lady Tigers carried a 17-0 lead into the second quarter and scarcely let up, holding a 27-6 advantage at the half.

Caleb Washington led the way for Demopolis with 10 points. Jonniece Collins scored eight points while Alexis Jones had seven. Shartisha Tripp chipped in six points in the win.

Kieshandra Fluker led John Essex with eight points in the loss.

Demopolis returns to action next Friday night when it hosts R.C. Hatch.