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Lady Jays overcome slow start to get win over Webster Groves

Nesha Wright of Jefferson City goes up for a basket during Saturday night’s game against Webster Groves at Fleming Fieldhouse.

Nesha Wright of Jefferson City goes up for a basket during Saturday night’s game against Webster Groves at Fleming Fieldhouse. Photo by Kelley McCall.

It wasn’t pretty. But coach Shane Meyer found the beauty in their win, as the Jefferson City Lady Jays were able overcome a slow start and finish off the game in the fourth quarter to pull out a 54-40 victory over the Stateswomen.

“We were in a tight one and we were able to extend the lead and knock down free throws," Meyer said. "We were able to close a ballgame, which shows we’re growing as a team.”

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