SEMINOLE — With five players scoring in double figures, Chandler knocked off Seminole 57-53 Tuesday night. It was Seminole’s first setback of the year.
Tanner German, Trey Lewis and Brook McVey tallied 12 points apiece as the Lions upped their record to 2-4. Chabon Anderson netted 11 points for Chandler and Hutch Underwood finished with 10.
Lewis had two of Chandler’s four 3-point field goals.
For Seminole (4-1), Kason Clark posted 22 points and had both of the Chieftain treys.
Shemmario Stephens added 12 points to the Seminole cause while Dayton Jackson had eight.
Seminole led 30-23 at halftime.
“Chandler slowed the tempo down and we couldn’t bust out of it,” Seminole coach Josh Edenborough said. “We didn’t do very well defensively. Chandler has been averaging 50 and we gave up 57. We missed a bunch of point-blank shots, but my kids did lay it on the line.”
Paced by 15 points from Lauren Masquat and 11 points from Makalyn Herring, Chandler held off Seminole 42-39.
Masquat and Herring knocked down two 3-point field goals apiece.
For Seminole (0-5), Makayla Harge was the game’s leading scorer with 22 points, including an 8-of-12 shooting experience from the field. Harge also had all eight of Seminole’s free throws, hitting six. She collected nine points in both the first and fourth quarters.
Chandler was 12 of 19 from the charity stripe.
Destiny Tiger added nine points for the Lady Chieftains.
Seminole led 19-16 at the intermission.
Both Seminole squads will be home Friday against Byng. It will be the first meeting of the season between the schools.