Neelyville girls basketball vs. Doniphan

Thursday, January 17, 2019
DAILY AMERICAN REPUBLIC/Nate Fields

DONIPHAN — It’s said that defense travels. Neelyville’s certainly did against Doniphan on Thursday. Add widget here: Paragraph #2 The Lady Tigers forced three turnovers within the first two minutes against the Donettes, suffocating them and getting in passing lanes on nearly every possession. Late in the first quarter, Neelyville forced Doniphan to turn the ball over on three straight possessions. Add widget here: Paragraph #3 The Lady Tigers didn’t allow a basket until 2:06 remained in the opening quarter and led 23-2 after the first. That hot start propelled them to a 64-39 win over the Donettes.