WSNMS splits with Central, again

Published 9:59 am Friday, November 4, 2011

Thursday for the W.S. Neal Middle School basketball team was the same results against the same team as they played Tuesday just in a different location.
After starting their 2011 season with a split with Central—the Lady Eagles winning and the boys losing—the same outcome happened Thursday at Central as the Lady Eagles improved to 2-0 and the boys dropped to 0-2.
The Lady Eagles defeated Central 20-13 while the Eagles lost 29-24.
Both teams will be back in action Monday at Brewton Middle School. Game time is set for 5 p.m. for the girls game with boys game set to follow around 6 p.m.

WSNMS Lady Eagles 30, Central 13
Leading by one point after the third quarter, 11-10, W.S. Neal outscored Central 9-3 in the fourth quarter to claim a seven-point win, 20-13.
The Lady Eagles led Central 7-4 after the first quarter and increased their lead to 9-4 at the half following a 2-0 advantage in the second quarter.
In the third, Central cut into the Lady Eagle lead with a 6-2 advantage that cut the lead to 11-10 heading into the fourth.
In the fourth, W.S. Neal’s six-point advantage gave them the seven-point win as they improved their overall record to 2-0 this year.
KeKe Floyd led W.S. Neal with 13 points followed by four from Tiffany Robinson and two from Me Me Lawson. Dee Dee Lawson added one point in the win.

Central 29, WSNMS boys 24
With the game tied 12-12 at the half, Central outscored W.S. Neal Middle School’s boys team 17-12 in the second half to win by five points, 29-24.
W.S. Neal fell behind early to Central as they trailed by seven after the first quarter, 11-4. In the second quarter, the Eagles rallied back with their own run to hold an 8-1 advantage in the quarter to tie the game at 12-12 at the half.
In the third quarter, Central edged out the Eagles 6-4 to take an 18-16 lead into the final quarter of play.
In the fourth, Central held an 11-8 advantage to get the win by five points.
Dalton Shell led the Eagles with 12 points followed by eight from Treylon Watson and two each from Quenton Samuel and Lane Chavers.