The Nevada Lady Tigers held off Carthage for a 52-48 victory Friday night at Carthage.
Two early 3-pointers by sophomore Morgan McNeley helped the Lady Tigers lead, 10-6, at the end of the first quarter and Nevada led by two at 25-23, at halftime.
Senior Tori Dahmer scored all 12 of Nevada's points in the third quarter and the Lady Tigers led, 37-30, going into the fourth quarter. Carthage got no closer than four points down the stretch as Nevada improved to 9-6 with the win.
Dahmer led all scorers with 19 points and was joined in double figures by McNeley with 11 and Rilie Good with 10. Vanessa Pawlak led Carthage (12-5) with 18 points.
Carthage won the junior-varsity game, 37-24.
Nevada will meet Carthage again at 7:30 p.m., tomorrow, in a pool game of the Nevada Lady Tiger Classic tournament in the Wynn Gymnasium at Nevada High School.