Jackson teams deal WSN area losses Tuesday

Published 1:59 pm Wednesday, January 4, 2012

After ending their 2011 season with home area losses to Jackson on Dec. 20, the W.S. Neal Eagle basketball teams were dealt their first 2012 losses Tuesday on the road in Jackson.
The W.S. Neal B-team Eagles lost to the Aggies 61-29 Tuesday to drop their overall record to 1-7 while the Lady Eagles lost 55-16 to drop to 2-8.
The varsity Eagles lost 101-61 to see their record fall to 2-11 overall. The losses were also area losses as both the Lady Eagles and varsity Eagles fell to 0-2 in area play.
The games were the first for all teams since playing Jackson two weeks ago.
The W.S. Neal basketball teams will be back in action Saturday at T.R. Miller High School in Brewton to take on their rival Tigers.
Game time is set for 4:30 p.m. with the B-teams beginning things off followed by the girls game and then the varsity game.
No information or stats were known as of press time from the B-team game.

Jackson 55, W.S. Neal Lady Eagles 16
The Jackson Lady Aggies started the game on a 19-0 run in the first quarter to defeat the Lady Eagles of East Brewton by 39 points Tuesday, 55-16.
The 19 points in the first quarter for Jackson were three more points than the Lady Eagles scored the entire game.
Leading 19-0 after the first quarter, Jackson outscored W.S. Neal 14-8 in the second quarter to hold a 33-8 lead at the half.
In the second half, Jackson held a 13-6 advantage over the Lady Eagles in the third quarter to increase their lead to 32 points, 46-14, heading into the final quarter of play.
In the fourth, Jackson held W.S. Neal to two points while scoring nine of their own to get the win.
KeKe Floyd led W.S. Neal with five points while Jasmine Crook added four points in the loss.

Jackson 101, W.S. Neal 61
Despite 26 points from Donovan Millican, the W.S. Neal varsity Eagles dropped a 40-point decision to Jackson Tuesday in varsity action, 101-61.
Jackson took command of the game early in the first quarter as they led the Eagles 24-16 after one quarter of play.
In the second quarter, Jackson increased their overall lead by 17 points as they held a 29-12 advantage in the quarter to lead 53-28 at the half.
Following a 22-16 Jackson advantage in the third quarter that increase the Aggie lead to 75-44 heading into the fourth quarter, the Aggies finished the game on a 26-17 run to get the win by 40 points and score in triple digits over the Eagles.
Along with Millican’s 26 points for the Eagles, Trevor Burns added 12 points and Josiah Nettles chipped in eight points in the loss.