BMS and WSNMS basketball splits Monday
Published 9:18 am Tuesday, November 8, 2011
For the W.S. Neal Middle School basketball programs Monday night in a game at Brewton Middle School, the Lady Eagles suffered their first loss of the season while the Eagles picked up their first win of the season.
Brewton Middle School’s Lady Tigers defeated the W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagles Monday at home 21-14 to improve their record to 2-2 while W.S. Neal fell to 2-1.
In boys action, the Eagles defeated the Tigers 29-13 to improve to 1-2 this 2011 season while the Tigers of Brewton dropped to 1-3.
Brewton’s Middle School teams are scheduled to be back in action Monday, Nov. 14 at McCall.
Game time is set for 5 p.m.
W.S. Neal’s teams are scheduled to be back in action Wednesday at home against Jay at 3 p.m.
BMS Lady Tigers 21, WSNMS Lady Eagles 14
The Brewton Middle School Lady Tigers earned their second straight win Monday as they handed the W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagles their first loss of the season by seven points, 21-14.
Brewton held the Lady Eagles of East Brewton scoreless in the first quarter while scoring six of their own points to lead 6-0 after the first quarter of play.
In the second quarter, both teams scored four points each as Brewton went into the locker rooms at the half leading by six points, 10-4.
In the fourth quarter, Brewton increased their lead over the Lady Eagles by five points as they held an 8-3 advantage in the quarter to take an 18-7 lead into the fourth quarter.
All three points for the Lady Eagles in the quarter came from free throws.
In the fourth quarter, Brewton went on top 20-7 with 4:47 left in the game and lead 21-7 with 3:31 left in the game before W.S. Neal went on a 14-0 run to cut the lead to 21-14 with 21.3 seconds left.
Neither team would score the remainder of the game but Brewton was able to hang on for the win by seven points after the 7-3 advantage by W.S. Neal in the fourth.
Brewton shot 3-for-14 from the free throw line in the win while W.S. Neal was 8-for-17.
Tempest Thompson led Brewton with 10 points while Emonea Curry finished with five. Anilah Brazile added four points and Mekia Williams chipped in two points.
For W.S. Neal, KeKe Floyd led with 12 points and Haleigh Dubose had the final two points in the loss.
WSNMS boys 29, BMS boys 13
While their counterparts suffered their first loss earlier against Brewton, the W.S. Neal Middle School boys picked up their first win Monday in Brewton as they defeated the Tigers 29-13.
W.S. Neal jumped out to an 11-0 run to start the game and led the Tigers 13-1 after the first quarter.
Brewton would cut into the Eagle lead in the second quarter by three points as they edged out the Eagles 5-2 to trail 15-6 at the half.
In the third quarter, W.S. Neal outscored Brewton 8-5 to take a 23-11 lead into the fourth quarter. In the third, Brewton cut the Eagle lead to 10 points, 21-11, with 49.1 seconds left to play in the quarter. From that point, W.S. Neal would go on an 8-0 run and started the fourth quarter on a 6-0 run to take an 18-point lead, 29-11, with 1:40 left in the game.
Brewton would get two points to end the game with a 16-point loss as the Eagles outscored Brewton 6-2 in the quarter.
The Eagles shot 4-for-19 from the free throw line in the win while Brewton was 6-for-20.
Seven Eagles scored in the win with TyShawn Davis leading the way with nine points and Traylon Watson adding six.
Quinton Samuel, Dalton Shell, and Malcolm Hawthorne added four points in the win while Lane Chavers and Dakota Graves had one each.
For Brewton in the loss, Markail Mitchell led with five points and Ahmad Taylor added three points. Austin Holmes and Tamerick Jenkins had two points each and Jo Jo Booker had one point.