Vikings News · Carl Cannon Post-Game: Lady Vikings vs. Mortimer Jordan


 The season came to a close for the Jasper Lady Vikings Tuesday night at Mortimer Jordan, as the top-seeded Blue Devils defeated the Vikes 61-44 in the Class 5A, Area 11 Tournament. Mortimer Jordan raced out to a big early lead, but the much improved Jasper squad fought back, out-scoring the Blue Devils 31-27 in the second half. Senior Molly Kate Atkins had another stellar game on offense for the Vikes, sinking six 3-pt. shots for the second consecutive game and finishing with 24 points. Jordan Gilbert, Idaysia Mercer, and Amia Porter each had 6 points, and Cagejia Hosey added 2 points for Jasper. Atkins and Mercer were named to the All-Area Team for the Vikings.