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Qhenja Jordan propels Troup girls to 35-33 Triumph over Jefferson

Jan. 20—TROUP — Qhenja Jordan fired in 23 points as Troup edged Jefferson, 35-33, at Tiger Gymnasium Friday.

The game was played in back-and-forth fashion. The Lady Bulldogs (5-2 in district) led 8-5 after the opening stanza. Troup got rolling in the second quarter and carried a 17-15 lead into the locker room at the break. Jefferson went ahead, 27-20, going into the fourth period, but the Lady Tigers (5-3 in district) finished strong by outscoring the Lady Bulldogs, 15-6, in the last stanza to grind out the win.

Troup's next action will take place at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday when the Lady Tigers visit Tatum.