WSNMS boys end on winning note Wednesday at Jay

Published 9:34 am Thursday, December 9, 2010

The W.S. Neal Middle School basketball teams ended their basketball seasons with a split Wednesday night at Jay.
The Lady Eagles ended with a 22-17 loss to drop their record to 2-8 overall while the boys won 30-17 to finish with a 6-4 record.
Prior to Wednesday’s split on the road at Jay, W.S. Neal earned home wins against McCall on Tuesday.
The girls won 27-8 on “Black Tuesday” as they wore their new black jerseys in their final home game. The boys won 26-6 over McCall.

Tuesday: WSNMS girls 27, McCall 8
The W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagles made quick and easy work of McCall Tuesday at home winning by 19 points, 27-8.
The Lady Eagles outscored McCall 9-0 in the first quarter to aid in the win. W.S. Neal’s nine points in the first quarter outscored McCall for the entire game.
Leading 9-0, McCall held W.S. Neal to only two points in the second quarter as they scored four to cut the lead to 11-4 at the half.
In the second half, the Lady Eagles used an 8-0 run over the third and fourth quarters to outscore McCall 16-4 to get the win. W.S. Neal outscored McCall 8-2 in the third quarter to take a 19-6 lead and then repeated the 8-2 advantage in the fourth quarter.
The Lady Eagles had eight scorers in the game with KeKe Floyd leading with five points and Tykeria Nolan, Savannah Craig, Khadidra Lawson and Me’Khia Williams all having four points each.
Katelyn Millican, Emonee Howard and Kaeli Brown all had two points each in the win for the Lady Eagles.

WSNMS boys 26, McCall 6
Just like their Lady Eagle teammates, the boys of W.S. Neal Middle School made quick work of McCall as they won by 20.
W.S. Neal started the game on a 10-0 run, four more than McCall would score the whole game, en route to a 10-2 lead after the first quarter.
In the second quarter, W.S. Neal would hold the Wolves scoreless while posting nine points to take a 19-2 lead into the locker rooms at the half.
W.S. Neal continued on their 9-0 run from the second quarter to make it a 14-0 run and grab a 24-2 lead with 51.4 seconds left in the third. The Eagles would go on to outscore McCall 5-2 in the quarter to hold a 24-4 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth, W.S. Neal and McCall both scored two points each as the Eagles won 26-6.
D.J. Hodges led W.S. Neal with eight points and Alex O’Keane had six points.
Malcolm Hawthorne and TyAnthony Alexander both had four points each and Quantae Barksdale and Dakota Graves had two each in the win.
Neither team attempted a free throw.

Wednesday: Jay 22, WSNMS girls 17
Following their second win of the season Tuesday, W.S. Neal ended their season at Jay with a 22-17 loss Wednesday.
The Lady Eagles led 7-6 after the first quarter and 10-9 at the half after both teams scored three points each.
In the third quarter, Jay held an 8-5 advantage in the quarter to grab a 17-15 lead and outscored W.S. Neal 5-2 in the fourth quarter to get the win by five.
Nolan led W.S. Neal with nine points and Floyd and Brown both had three points in the loss. Williams added two points for the Lady Eagles.

WSNMS boys 30, Jay 17
A big first quarter for the Eagles helped them get a 13-point win over Jay and end their season on a winning note.
W.S. Neal led 15-5 after the first quarter and 21-7 at the half following a 6-2 scoring advantage in the second quarter.
In the third quarter, W.S. Neal posted three points to Jay’s one to increase their lead to 24-8 heading into the fourth and final quarter of play.
In the fourth, Jay edged out the Eagles by three, 9-6, but W.S. Neal would hang on for the 30-17 win.
Malcolm Hawthorne led W.S. Neal with eight points and Hodges had six. Trey Taylor had five points and Andre Womack had four.
Alexander chipped in three points and Barksdale and Rob Jones had two points each in the win for the Eagles.

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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