EMORY -- Tatum defeated Emory Rains, 52-32 on Tuesday to come away with third place in the Rains Thanksgiving Tip-off.

Essence Allen led the Lady Eagles with 27 points on 6-of-9 3-point shooting. She also has six rebounds and four assists. Jayla Hooper finished with a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Tatum also defeated Paris, 45-38 in a crossover game earlier Tuesday. Ashton Brown was the leader in that game with 13 points while Allen added 11.

Tatum improved to 4-3 and will next face Gladewater on Tuesday.

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