Multiple Teams · After trailing 8-0, North Dallas JV girls rally to win


The North Dallas junior varsity: (back, from left) Coach Christen Bell, Shannon Angton, Nakeisha Alridge, Maryssa Reyes, Gissel Valdez, Clarissa Aguilar, Nia Reese, and Shakira Anderson; (front, from left) Rosa Salgada, Ashya Johnson, Shaterria Jeffrey, and Jennifer Torres.
The North Dallas junior varsity: (back, from left) Coach Christen Bell, Shannon Angton, Nakeisha Alridge, Maryssa Reyes, Gissel Valdez, Clarissa Aguilar, Nia Reese, and Shakira Anderson; (front, from left) Rosa Salgada, Ashya Johnson, Shaterria Jeffrey, and Jennifer Torres.

 

The Lady Bulldogs' Nakeisha Alridge attempts a free throw in the second quarter with North Dallas trailing 8-0.
The Lady Bulldogs’ Nakeisha Alridge attempts a free throw in the second quarter with North Dallas trailing 8-0.

Nia Reese scored with about 57 seconds left and Shaterria Jeffrey added a free throw with under 30 seconds to go as the North Dallas’ Lady Bulldogs junior varsity rallied for a 17-15 win over W.T. White on Monday at W.T. White.

The Lady Bulldogs trailed 8-0 in the second quarter before battling back to trim the score to 10-9 at halftime. North Dallas went ahead 14-12 in the third quarter but White came back to take a 15-14 lead in the fourth quarter.

Then Reese scored from under the basket to push the Lady Bulldogs ahead 16-15. Jeffrey was later fouled and hit a free throw for the final score. White had several chances to score but the Lady Bulldogs held on.

On Tuesday, North Dallas JV fell to Fort Worth Polytechnic 37-13. The Lady Bulldogs are 3-3 this season.

Junior varsity coach Christen Bell talks to the Lady Bulldogs, who trail by a point, 15-14.
Junior varsity coach Christen Bell talks to the Lady Bulldogs, who trail by a point, 15-14.

 

North Dallas' Nia Reese gets ready to throw in the ball.
North Dallas’ Nia Reese gets ready to throw in the ball.

 

With time running out, Maryssa Reyes looks to pass to Nia Reese (9). Reese then scored the game-winning shot.
With time running out, Maryssa Reyes looks to pass to Nia Reese (9). Reese then scored the game-winning shot.

 

The Lady Bulldogs' Shaterria Jeffrey drives to the basket against W.T. White.
The Lady Bulldogs’ Shaterria Jeffrey drives to the basket against W.T. White in the final minute.