SPRINGER — While Springer girls basketball player Cadence Shelley might not tower above the competition when she stands on the court, Tuesday night she gave new meaning to a classic saying.

SPRINGER — While Springer girls basketball player Cadence Shelley might not tower above the competition when she stands on the court, Tuesday night she gave new meaning to a classic saying.   “Big things come in small packages.”   Shelley was the second leading scorer for the Lady Cardinals against Victory Life Academy, as she scored a game-high 16 points, as Springer got its first victory of the season 47-21 at Walker Gymnasium.   The Lady Cardinals led wire-to-wire in the contest against the Lady Eagles, as they took the lead in the first quarter and held a commanding 16-4 advantage going to the second.   Springer’s defense stayed in strong form just before the break as the Lady Cardinals allowed just five points while holding a 28-9 advantage.   Victory Life managed to get to double digits in the third quarter at 28-11, but the Lady Cardinals were well out in front by that point as they led 37-17 following the end of the third.   The Lady Eagles managed just four points in the fourth quarter as the Lady Cardinals scored 10.   Kailee Lathum scored a season-high 23 points as Jalyn Dewberry, Amirayana White, Tiffany Hobson and Kalli St. Clair each scored two points.   Springer will take a break and be back in action on Nov. 15 on the road against Wanette.