Dawson Lady Eagles capture McDonald's Division II Tournament

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Dawson Lady Eagles

The Dawson Lady Eagles basketball team is currently 10-0 and they captured the McDonald's Division II Tournament with wins over Sam Rayburn (63-26), Klein Oak (53-43), Clear Springs (80-22), Cedar Park (54-49), and Humble (56-38).

Kendall Ford was named to the All-Tournament Team for her outstanding play.

The Eagles entered the tournament with prior wins over Fort Bend Kempner (63-35), Barbers Hill (45-28), George Ranch (81-33), and Clear Brook (56-35).

Head coach Sharee Griffin is beginning her second year of the Lady Eagles basketball program and has already seen giant improvement from last season when Dawson finished 16-18.

Leading the Lady Eagles this year is Kendall Ford and Kennedy Smith as well as Mia Barre.

Griffin said that their offensive strengths feature multiple shooters and all-around athleticism.

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Kendall Ford

"We lack overall team experience and size in the post," Griffin said. "However, we do have quickness and aggressiveness to overshadow some of weak spots."

Look for the Lady Eagles to challenge for a playoff spot this year.