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Girls Basketball secures conference title for first time in decades

By Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (February 13, 2022) — It’s been since 1979 that the TF South Girls Basketball team won a conference title, coach Eric Bryce said. With the team’s win on Tuesday, that streak if officially ended.

Late reported scores for Monday, February 7

Girls Basketball

Opponent: Reavis High School

Score: TFS beat Reavis 68-31.

TF South was led by Tariya Wright’s 17 points, as well as 12 points and 9 rebounds from Tatiana Lawson, and 10 points from Angelina Bobbitt.

Late reported scores for Tuesday, February 8

Girls Basketball

Opponent: TF North High School

Score: TFS beat TFN 61-9, according to coach Eric Bryce.

Tatiana Lawson had 12 points and 8 rebounds, Tariya Wright has 12 points, and Jaiden Thompson had 11. With the win, TF South Girls Basketball clinched its first-ever South Suburban Blue Conference Championship and first conference title since 1979.

Late reported scores for Wednesday, February 9

Girls Basketball

Opponent: Lincoln-Way Central High School

Score: TFS lost to Lincoln-Way Central 55-48.

Tariya Wright had 9 points, and Jaiden Thompson and Cherish Boothe each had 8 points.

Saturday, February 12

Boys Basketball

Opponent: Lincoln-Way West High School

Score: TFS beat Reavis 45-43.

TF South was led in scoring by Vincent Payne with 18 points, Xavier Lewis with 10 points and Romello Ali with 8 points.

The TFS Sports calendar is available on TF South is located at 18500 Burnham Avenue in Lansing.

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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.