St. Thomas Aquinas pressured the North Caddo Lady Rebels into submission on Monday night with a 53-45 win in the LHSAA Class 2A quarterfinals.
The team stopped in Bunkie on the way home for some rest and respite.
Ledetriha “Dede” Sheppard scored 17 points and Jasmine Thomas added 16 to lead the way for the Lady Rebels.
“We got a little tired in the fourth quarter, so we slacked up on defense,” North Caddo coach Angela Channell said. “That gave them their opening to pull away.”
The entire North Caddo squad returns next season.
“I think we went further than a lot of people thought we would this season,” Channell said. “The girls fought really hard.