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Minden splits with Northwood

by Minden Press-Herald

The Minden Crimson Tide fell to the Northwood Falcons at home Friday night, 57-46.

The loss puts a dent in Minden’s playoff hopes, as the Tide now need to likely win out for a postseason berth.

The Tide are now 14-10 on the season.

Lady Tiders

Courtesy Photo

Courtesy Photo

In the girls game, the Minden Lady Tiders (19-9, 5-3) were able to get a win, overpowering the Northwood Lady Falcons 55-24.

It was senior night at The Palace and Lady Tider head coach Jacob Brown was happy to honor his seniors with a win.

“We were able to honor our seniors who have been a part of this program over the last four years,” Brown said. “We hope this experience, being a part of athletics has helped instill a lot of values in them that will help them go on into the world and be successful.”

In the first quarter, Minden used a 13-0 run to take a commanding lead.

In the second quarter, the Lady Tiders got out in transition and ramped up the defense and rebounding to outscore the Lady Falcons 22-5 in the quarter.

At the half, Minden had sealed the deal by taking a 39-7 lead.

Bre Rodgers scored 14 points to lead the Lady Tiders, followed by Tiaga Pugh had 10 points, Sha’ Whiting had 10 points and Marlena Hill had eight points.

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