Lady Mavs lose lead late to NEO

The NOC Lady Mavs played arguably their best basketball in 2019-20 for three quarters but couldn't hold off NEO losing 64-56.

NOC (2-10) built a 47-36 second half lead before NEO outscored the Lady Mavs 28-7 down the stretch.

The final NOC lead came on a Radina Zhivachka basket giving NOC a 56-55 lead with 6:15 left.

Chideyah Guyton led NOC with 18 points while Zhivachka had a career high 14 points.

Hannah Maples had seven rebounds while Celeste Moore had four assists.

NOC hosts Southwestern JV Dec. 2.

NEO 64, Lady Mavs 56

                 1     2     3     4—Total

NEO          11   13    18   26—64

NOC         17   11    17    9--  56

Lady Mavs—C. Guyton 18, R. Zhivachka 14, H. Maples 9, C. Moore 3, C. Murray 3, C. Manning 3, L. Coates 2, C. Bailey 1.