WHITEHOUSE -- Ashton Ates had 16 points and 16 rebounds to lead Whitehouse to a 56-40 win over Corsicana on Friday night at Wildcat Arena, the LadyCats' first District 16-4A win of the season.

Kenslie Dews added 14 points, four rebounds and two steals, while Victoria Taylor chipped in with 14 points, five boards and two steals for Whitehouse (11-8, 1-2).

The LadyCats actually trailed Corsicana (14-12, 0-3), 20-11, midway through the second quarter. But Whitehouse went on a 12-0 run that stretched into the third quarter, and outscored the Lady Tigers 39-20 in the second half.

Shamara Taylor led Corsicana with nine points.

Whitehouse returns to the court Tuesday night at John Tyler.

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District 16-4A Girls
Whitehouse 56, Corsicana 40
At Wildcat Arena, Whitehouse

Corsicana                 9   11    5   15   --   40
Whitehouse               9    8   14   25   --   56
CORSICANA--Shamara Taylor, 9; Ariel Bartee, 7; Galinda Davis, 7; Calae Wilson, 7; Tatayanna Betts, 2; Briana Blitz, 2; J. Brown, 2; Destini Lunsford, 2; Erica Melendez, 2.
WHITEHOUSE--Ashton Ates, 16; Kenslie Dews, 14; Victoria Taylor, 14; Morgan Tauscher, 5; Kelly Keller, 3; Suvannah Melton, 2; Brooke Stewart, 2.
RECORDS--Corsicana 14-12 (0-3); Whitehouse 11-8 (1-2).

Whitehouse's Brooke Stewart (13) blocks a shot by Corsicana's Shamara Taylor during their game Friday in Whitehouse. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)