Lady Blue Devils win District 2 Championship

Holmes County Lady Devils vs Chipley Lady Tigers

The Lady Blue Devils of Holmes County High School faced off against the Lady Tigers of Chipley High School to determine the champion of District 2 during the Girls’ District Tournament held on Saturday night.

Cecilia Spears
Published: Monday, February 3, 2014 at 03:29 PM.

BONIFAY — After a well fought two-day battle the Holmes County Lady Blue Devils walked away champions of District 2 after this weekend’s Girls’ District Tournament in high school basketball.

During the first day of the tournament, held on Friday, Chipley High School’s Lady Tigers gained a sound victory over the Freeport Lady Bulldogs with a score of 43-34.

After a fierce start from both sides the Lady Tigers and Lady Bulldogs were tied at the end of the first period with a score of 8-8.

The Lady Bulldogs quickly recovered leaving the Lady Tigers behind by three points and ending the first period with a score of 22-19.

After halftime the Lady Tigers hungrily dug in, surpassing the Lady Bulldogs first by three points ending the third period with a score of 31-28 and then pushing harder, widening the gap by nine points and ending the game with a score of 43-34.

With the Lady Tigers of Chipley High School securing their victory the next battle between Holmes County’s Lady Blue Devils and Jay Lady Royals would decide who they faced the next day.

The Lady Blue Devils were the ones to answer as their challenger after defeating the Lady Royals with a score of 79-39.

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