Eagles fall to Red Level, now 8-4

Published 1:59 pm Tuesday, December 22, 2009

By Staff
from staff reports
After already having posted two wins over Red Level this season, one at home and one in the Flomaton Thanksgiving Tournament, the W.S. Neal Eagle varsity basketball team lost 65-56 at Red Level Monday night.
The loss dropped the Eagles to 8-4 this season after posting a four-game win streak.
W.S. Neal trailed 13-10 after the first quarter and was outscored 14-9 in the second quarter to trail by eight points at the half with a score of 27-19.
The Eagles of W.S. Neal cut into the Red Level lead by three in the third quarter following a 16-13 scoring advantage to trail 40-35 heading into the fourth quarter of play.
In the fourth, both teams scored over 20 points with Red Level extending their lead with a 25-21 advantage to take the 65-56, nine-point win.
W.S. Neal was led by Sam Ewing with 23 points and Bob Elliott with 16 points.
Tra Dixon added five points and Rashad Crook and Jeremy Nicholson had four points each in the loss.
Colby McCorvey and Ashton Elliott both chipped in two points.
W.S. Neal was set to have played in the Escambia County Tournament on Friday with their first game coming against Flomaton.
W.S. Neal will take on T.R. Miller today in the tournament at 4:45 p.m. and will play Escambia County on Monday at 4:45 p.m. as well.
Following tournament action, the W.S. Neal Eagles will take a break from play with no games scheduled until after the holiday break.
The Eagles will be back in action Tuesday, Jan. 5, against Jackson.
The game against Jackson will be an area game for the Eagles.