BMS basketball teams split in season opener Tuesday at Lyeffion
Published 10:00 am Wednesday, October 24, 2012
In their first games of the season Tuesday at Lyeffion, the Brewton Middle School boys and girls basketball teams split.
The Lady Tigers defeated Lyeffion 35-8 to start the year 1-0 while the boys lost 28-10 to start the year 0-1.
Both teams will be back in action Tuesday, Oct. 30 when they travel to Repton for a 4:30 p.m. tip.
Brewton will have their home opener Thursday, Nov. 1 when they take on W.S. Neal at 4 p.m.
BMS Lady Tigers 35, Lyeffion 8
Eight Lady Tigers scored to lead Brewton to a 27-point thrashing of Lyeffion Tuesday on the road as the Brewton Lady Tigers started the season 1-0.
Brewton held Lyeffion scoreless in the first quarter to lead 12-0. In the second quarter, Brewton outscored Lyeffion 9-2 to carry a 21-2 lead into the halftime break.
In the third quarter, Brewton increased their lead to 27 points as they outscored Lyeffion 14-6 to take a 35-8 lead. Neither team scored in the fourth quarter period as the Lady Tigers claimed the win by 27 points.
Morgan Longmire led the Lady Tigers with eight points while Akilah Brazile and Destiny Watson chipped in six points each. Steely Ruzic added five points in the win while Brianna Dees had four points.
Jovan Parker, Karmaiya Jenkins and Jakyra Spears had two points each in the win for the Lady Tigers.
Lyeffion 28, BMS boys 10
Brewton was held scoreless in the first half of play Tuesday at Lyeffion as the Tigers suffered an 18-point loss to start the season 0-1.
Lyeffion led Brewton 4-0 after the first quarter and 10-0 at the half following a 6-0 run in the second quarter.
In the third quarter, Brewton scored their first points of the game and the season, but was outscored 12-8 in the quarter to take a 22-8 deficit into the final quarter of play.
In the fourth, Lyeffion outscored Brewton 6-2 to get the win 28-10.
Joshua Jolly led the Tigers in the loss with six points while Marcus Paul and Jo Jo Booker both finished with two points each.