WSNMS basketball teams end seasonPublished 9:12am Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The deuces were loose Monday afternoon at W.S. Neal Middle School in East Brewton as the Lady Eagles and Eagle basketball teams ended their seasons with a split against Flomaton.
In the girls game, Kametria Lawson (No. 2) poured in 16 points for the Lady Eagles in a 25-21 loss while the boys No. 2, Jacoby Hawthorne, led the boys game with 16 of his own points in a 38-28 win.
The loss for the Lady Eagles ended their season with a 2-6 record while the win for the Eagles finished their season with a 6-2 record.
Flomaton 25, WSNMS Lady Eagles 21
Trailing 19-8 after three quarters of play, the W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagles used a late rally to cut the Flomaton lead to four points with 18 seconds left to play, but could not get any closer as they ended their season with a 25-21 loss.
The Lady Eagles struggled on offense in the first half of play Monday, as Flomaton led the Lady Eagles 4-2 after one quarter and 13-2 at the half.
Flomaton used a 9-0 run in the second quarter and held the Lady Eagles scoreless to take the 11-point lead into the locker rooms at the half.
In the third quarter Lawson—who scored all 16 of her points in the second half— scored all six points of the Lady Eagles’ points in the quarter, helped cut the lead to 19-8.
In the fourth quarter, the Lady Eagles ended the game on a 13-6 run but it was not enough as the Hurricanes claimed the win.
Along with Lawson’s 16 points, Kayla Johnson and Marisha Fraser both had two points each while Jashira Dees added one point.
W.S. Neal was 3-for-16 from the free throw line in the loss while Flomaton shot 4-for-13.
WSNMS Eagles 38, Flomaton 28
The W.S. Neal Middle School boy’s team used a 14-0 run over a span of the third and fourth quarters to propel them to a 10-point win over Flomaton in their season finale.
Leading 20-19 with 4:34 left in the third quarter, the Eagles held Flomaton scoreless until 4:33 left in the fourth and went on a 14-0 run to turn a one-point lead into a 15-point lead.
Despite being outscored 9-8 in the fourth quarter, W.S. Neal would get the 38-28 win.
The Eagles led Flomaton 8-7 after one quarter of play and 18-17 at the half.
W.S. Neal would outscore the Hurricanes 12-2 in the third quarter to grab a 30-19 lead and go on to win the game despite being outscored by one in the fourth quarter.
Hawthorne led the Eagles in the win with 16 points. J.T. Lane finished with eight points while Kenny Walker and Keith Barksdale both had four points each. Tyrese Anderson, Omar Ellington and Brandon Conway all had two points each in the win.
W.S. Neal shot 2-for-5 from the free throw line while Flomaton shot 6-for-21.