St. Mary’s Lady Tigers receive championship rings


The 2019-20 Lady Tigers Varsity Basketball team was recently presented with their state championship rings. Under the direction of Coach Tom Collins and Coach Rachel Cunningham, the team made school history with the first girls basketball state championship. The Lady Tigers defeated the Ouachita Christian Eagles by a score of 53-50 March 7, 2020, for the Division IV Championship. The 2019-20 Championship Basketball team are, on front row from left, Ava Errington, Regan Hale, Emily Maggio, Maria Bienvenu, Carissa Kautz, Team Statisticians Sarah Stamey and Renea Cunningham, Team Managers Will Jones and Kolby Lipa. On back row are Anna Peluso, Kenzie Lipa, Jensen Parker, Maggie Wheat, Kelsie Bienvenu, Laura Aviles, Cameron Bienvenu, Maggie Gilmore, Coach Rachel Cunningham, Coach Tommy Mathis, Coach Jake Bankston and Coach Tom Collins.

In weekend print edition Feb. 6-7, 2021