Hard rock battle with Lady Miners


Erik Gantt

Courtney James, far right, follows through on the three point shot that put the Lady Tigers ahead leading to their win against the Lady Miners.

With one minute and 34 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Lady Tiger Courtney James drained a 3-pointer to put Encampment up 38-35 leading the way to a 40-35 victory.

Friday's girls varsity basketball game between Encampment (1-2, 1A Southwest conference, 10-6 overall) and the 1A Southeast top-ranked Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM) Lady Miners (11-4) proved to be a back and forth battle of wills.

The Lady Tigers started off slow and were down by 8 points before their first score with 2:14 left in the first quarter. Those first points seemed to light a fire under Encampment and they c...

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