WSNMS basketball teams sweep Jay Wednesday
Published 12:52 pm Thursday, November 14, 2013
The W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagle basketball team picked up their first win of the season while the boys picked up their second straight win Wednesday afternoon at Jay.
The Lady Eagles of WSNMS improved to 1-2 overall this season with a 15-13 win over Jay while the Eagles of WSNMS improved to 2-1 with a 27-20 win over Jay.
W.S. Neal will be back in action Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Flomaton. Game time is set for 3:30 p.m.
The Eagles of East Brewton will also be back in action the following day at McCall at 1 p.m.
W.S. Neal will return home on Wednesday, Dec. 4, against Jay at 3 p.m.
WSNMS girls 15, Jay 13
The W.S. Neal Middle School girls basketball team picked up their first win of the season Wednesday at Jay as they defeated the Lady Royals 15-13.
W.S. Neal led Jay 8-2 after one quarter of play before seeing their lead get cut to two points at the half, 10-8, after a 6-2 scoring advantage for Jay in the second quarter.
In the third quarter, W.S. Neal extended their lead to 15-8 as they held Jay scoreless while scoring five points of their own.
In the final quarter, leading by seven, Jay returned the favor on the Lady Eagles as they outscored W.S. Neal 5-0 to cut the lead to 15-13, but W.S. Neal was able to hang on for the two-point victor.
Janiya McCants led with 11 points in the win while Marisha Frazier and Tia Lewis both had two points each.
WSNMS boys 27, Jay 20
In the boys game Wednesday, the W.S. Neal Middle School boys rallied to defeat Jay 27-20 for their second straight win.
W.S. Neal trailed Jay 9-3 after one quarter of play and 13-9 at the half following a 6-4 scoring advantage in the second quarter.
The third quarter was the rallying quarter for W.S. Neal as they outscored Jay 10-3 to grab a 19-16 lead heading into the fourth.
In the fourth, W.S. Neal ended the game on an 8-4 run to get the win by seven points.
Jacoby Hawthorne led with 10 points while Marvin Maddox added nine. Taylor Fountain had four points, Jordan Hails had three and P.J. Lovelace chipped in one point.