Carver sweeps W.S. Neal Middle School teams Monday

Published 5:01 pm Wednesday, November 19, 2008

By By Adam Robinson – sports editor
The W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagles fell to 2-2 and the boy's team remained winless on Monday night as they both dropped their games to Carver.
The Lady Eagles fell 29-17 to the Carver Lady Blackcats and the W.S. Neal Middle School boys fell 45-28 to drop to 0-4 on the year.
Carver Lady Blackcats 29, W.S. Neal Lady Eagles 17
The Lady Blackcats from Carver outscored the Lady Eagles 8-3 in the first quarter and held a 13-7 lead at the half before outscoring the Lady Eagles 12-8 in the third quarter to claim a 25-15 lead and win 29-17.
Jasmine Crook led the Lady Eagles with five points and Shapassion Lee added four points in the loss.
Arianna Jones had three points and Iris Gomez and Tiana Smith had two points. Courtney Emmons added one for the Lady Eagles.
After falling behind 2-0 early, Crook tied the game at 2-2 for the Eagles and Emmons added a free throw for the Lady Eagles, but Carver went on an 8-0 run to claim an 8-3 lead at the end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter, Carver outscored W.S. Neal 5-4 to claim a 13-7 lead at the half. Lee and Jones both had two points in the quarter for the Lady Eagles.
After the half, Carver came out and went on a 7-0 run to take a 20-7 with 3:41 left in the quarter.
After the 20-7, W.S. Neal went on a 5-0 run and cut the lead to 25-15 after the end of the three quarters.
In the final quarter of play, Smith had the Lady Eagles on two points as they fell 29-17.
Carver Blackcats 45,
W.S. Neal boys 28
After a close first quarter, Carver outscored W.S. Neal 8-2 in the second quarter and 15-8 in the third quarter to grab a 34-16 lead en route to a 45-28 win to keep the Eagles winless on the season.
Marquese Banks led the Eagles with 11 points in the loss followed by seven from Tavin Ingram.
Anthony Banks added three in the loss followed by two from Dylan Godwin, Montrelle Banks, and Cam Blackman. Damien Williams added one in the 17-point loss.
In the game, Williams gave W.S. Neal an early 1-0 lead after making one of two free throws for the Eagles with 4:33 left in the first quarter.
Banks gave W.S. Neal a 4-1 lead after a 3-pointer with 3:59 left, but Carver eventually took a 5-4 lead at the 3:39 mark and held an 11-6 lead after the first quarter.
In the second quarter, W.S. Neal was held to only two points in the quarter, a two-pointer from Dylan Godwin at the 1:40 mark in the quarter, while Carver went on an 11-0 run and claimed a 19-6 lead with 2:27 left.
The Blackcats would hold a 19-8 lead at the half.
In the third quarter, Carver extended their lead to 24-8 with 4:53 left in the quarter.
Ingram put the Eagles on the board at the 4:35 mark as he cut the lead to 24-10. Ingram would have five of the Eagles eight points in the quarter with Banks having the other three on a three-pointer at the 3:18 mark that cut the lead in half at 30-15.
Carver held a 34-16 lead at the end of the third quarter.
In the fourth and final quarter, the Eagles went on a 6-0 run and cut the lead to 39-24.
Banks had four points in the run and Ingram had two in the run.
After the 6-0 run for the Eagles, Carver took the 6-0 run back with a 6-0 run of their own and held a 45-24 lead with 2:18 left in the game.
Banks and Blackman added the final two points of the game for the Eagles as W.S. Neal fell 45-28.
Both Eagle teams will be back in action on Wednesday when they play at Jay at 3 p.m.

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