Jay sweeps WSNMS basketball teams Wednesday in East Brewton

Published 10:25 am Thursday, December 6, 2012

In a home game against Jay Wednesday, the visiting Royals defeated both the W.S. Neal Middle School’s boys and girls basketball teams.
The Lady Eagles fell to 2-5 with a 34-13 loss while the boys fell to 5-2 with a 29-25 loss.
The W.S. Neal Middle School boys have only lost two games this year and both have come against Jay.
Both teams will be back in action Monday at home in their final game of the season. W.S. Neal will take on Flomaton at 3 p.m.

Jay 34, WSNMS Lady Eagles 13
In their next to last game of the 2012 season, the W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagle basketball dropped a 21-point loss to Jay Wednesday at home by a score of 34-13.
The Lady Eagles played Jay tight in the first half before seeing the game get away from them in the second.
Jay led W.S. Neal 6-5 after the first quarter and 14-8 at the half following an 8-3 scoring advantage in the second quarter.
In the third quarter, Jay repeated their second quarter scoring in the third quarter with an 8-3 advantage to increase their lead to 22-11 heading into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth, the Lady Royals ended the game on a 12-2 run to get the win by 21 points.
Kametria Lawson led the Lady Eagles in the loss with nine points while Maniya Smith had two points. Kayla Johnson and Tia Lewis both chipped in one point each in the loss.

Jay 29, WSNMS boys 25
Despite a late rally in the second half, the W.S. Neal Middle School boys dropped their second game of the year to the Jay Royals Wednesday at home 29-25.
Trailing 22-13 heading into the fourth quarter, the Eagles rallied with a 12-7 scoring advantage in the fourth quarter to get as close as five, but took the loss.
Jay led W.S. Neal 7-4 after one quarter of play and outscored the Eagles 10-3 in the second quarter to increase their lead to 17-7 at the halftime break.
In the third quarter, W.S. Neal edged out the Royals 6-5 to cut the lead to nine, 22-13, but took the loss by four points after their 12-7 advantage in the fourth.
Jacoby Hawthorne led the Eagles in the loss with 13 points while Kenny Walker had 10 points and J.T. Lane finished with two points.