McGehee girls top Monticello

McGEHEE — McGehee held off a late fourth-quarter spurt by Monticello to take a 56-49 victory Thursday in nonconference girls basketball.

The Lady Owls (4-3) expanded a 24-17 halftime lead to 46-28 after three quarters and held on for the win behind Raven Burks’ 21 points. Shakala Begnaud added 14 points and Dontaya Brown 13 for McGehee.

For Monticello (5-5), Yasmine Franklin, Marissa Hawkins and Kiara Bolden each scored eight points.