Geneva Panthers visit WSN and head home with wins
The W.S. Neal Lady Eagles remained winless and the varsity Eagles of East Brewton dropped their sixth straight loss Friday night at home against the Geneva Panthers.
The W.S. Neal Lady Eagles fell to 0-12 overall with a 40-31 loss while the varsity Eagles fell to 3-9 overall with a 76-53 loss.
All three W.S. Neal teams were to play Northview at home Tuesday in their final home game of the season. That game has now been changed to just a varsity boys game and will begin at 7:30 p.m. in East Brewton.
W.S. Neal will play at Pleasant Home Friday and at Flomaton on Monday, Feb. 4, in their final two regular season games of the year.
Geneva 40, WSN Lady Eagles 31
An 11-0 run over the span of the second and third quarters aided the Geneva Lady Panthers to a nine-point win over the W.S. Neal Lady Eagles, 40-31.
Geneva doubled up W.S. Neal 10-5 in the first quarter. After the Lady Eagles cut the lead to 12-10 with 5:20 left in the first half, the Lady Panthers ended the quarter on a 7-0 run to grab a 19-10 lead at the half.
Geneva increased their run to 11-0 and their lead to 23-10 with 6:45 left in the third quarter. Both teams would score 10 points each in the quarter as the Lady Eagles trailed 29-20 heading into the fourth.
In the fourth, both teams matched up evenly again as they came away with 11 points each and Geneva took the win by nine points.
KeKe Floyd led W.S. Neal in the loss with 13 points and Arianna Jones added seven points. Tiana Smith had six points while Daisha Flowers and Courtney Emmons both had two points each. Khadijah Barton had one point in the loss.
W.S. Neal shot 6-for-15 from the free throw line in the loss while Geneva was 2-for-13.
Geneva 76, WSN varsity Eagles 53
In a game that saw 129 combined points, the Geneva Panthers cruised their way to a 23-point win over the W.S. Neal Eagles, 76-53.
The two teams came firing out of the gate as they scored a combined 41 points in the first quarter with the Panthers leading 25-16 after one quarter of play.
In the second quarter, Geneva outscored the Eagles 17-10 to increase their lead to 16 points at the half, 42-26.
In the third quarter, Geneva once again edged the Eagles out as they came away with a 16-13 scoring advantage to take a 58-39 lead into the fourth.
In the fourth, Geneva ended the game on an 18-14 run and claim the win by 23.
Tyshawn Davis led with 14 points and Trevor Burns followed with 11. Montrel Banks finished with nine points and Josiah Nettles had eight. Malcolm Hawthorne chipped in seven points while Tavin Ingrahm had two and J.T. Lane had one.
W.S. Neal was 14-for-24 from the line and Geneva was 11-for-19.