Middle schools split
Published 10:47 am Monday, November 23, 2009
from staff reports
In a game between two local middle schools Tuesday in Brewton, the schools split in boys and girls play.
The BMS Lady Tigers remained winless while the W.S. Neal Lady Eagles remained undefeated with a 26-16 win.
In a boys game thriller, the Brewton Tigers improved to 4-0 while W.S. Neal fell to 0-2 as a buzzer beater sank for the win for Brewton take the game 22-21.
W.S. Neal Lady Eagles 26, Brewton MS Lady Tigers 16
W.S. Neal outscored Brewton 10-2 in the first quarter and 18-8 in the first half to cruise to a 26-16 win.
Brewton held a 6-4 advantage in the third quarter to cut the lead to 22-14, but W.S. Neal carried a 4-2 advantage in the fourth to win by 10.
Shyler Dees led W.S. Neal with 10 points and was followed by Mariah Davis with eight.
Jasmine Crook had six in the win and Daisha Flowers had two.
For Brewton, Nastarcia Drakeford led with 10 followed by four from Shakera Nicholson and two from Kara Bradley.
BMS boys 22,
W.S. Neal 21
With Brewton trailing 21-20 in the final seconds, Dominique Jackson threw up a buzzer beater that went in to give Brewton a 22-21 win over W.S. Neal.
The win kept Brewton undefeated with a 4-0 record while W.S. Neal fell to 0-2.
W.S. Neal’s two losses have been in overtime and on a buzzer beater.
The Eagles led 6-2 after the first quarter and 12-8 at the half.
In the second half, Brewton tied the game at 14-14 with a 6-2 advantage in the third quarter. They claimed the win by one in the fourth quarter as they scored eight points to W.S. Neal’s seven.
For W.S. Neal, Ernst Benjamin and Zach Haveard both had eight in the loss and Antwan Jones had four.
Darius Benjamin followed with one.
Jackson led Brewton with eight points and Kameron Coleman followed with seven in the win for the Tigers.
Kieon Smith had three and Eric Maye had two points. Kellyn Winn and Shaun Tolbert both had one each.