Lady Vikes waste golden chance

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 17, 2003

[1/15/03]Warren Central sat with a 19-point lead midway through the third quarter and was on the brink of notching its second straight Division 4-5A victory.

Then the roof came crashing in.

Clinton outscored WC 21-10 in the third quarter and held off a late WC charge to take a 60-58 win and improve to 2-0 in the tightly contested division race.

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“It was like Friday night, but in reverse,” said WC coach Donny Fuller, whose team came back from a 17-point deficit to beat Natchez.

Carla Latham led WC with 13 points, while Cookie Johnson scored 12 and Ebon Williams netted 11.

(B) Clinton 80, WC 71

Chi-Chi Ezekwe scored 20 points, Dewayne Washington netted 19 and Ronnie Jones scored 15 in the Vikings’ division loss.