ECT Thursday: ECHS sweeps WSN
Both the Escambia County Lady Blue Devils and varsity Blue Devils began defense of their Escambia County Tournament titles with wins over the W.S. Neal Eagles.
The Lady Blue Devils, who won the 2013 championship, defeated WSN 50-33 while the varsity Blue Devils took down WSN 75-56. Atmore’s boys have won the last six ECT championships.
With the loss for WSN’s teams, the Lady Eagles fell to 2-5 overall while the boys fell to 3-4. Records for Atmore were not known as of press time.
ECHS girls 50, WSN Lady Eagles 33
ECHS’ Ja’Quanda Webster poured in 20 points and Jade Adams had 10 as the Lady Blue Devils pulled away from WSN in the second half to earn a 50-33 win.
ECHS led WSN 16-7 after one quarter and 27-21 at the half after WSN outscored ECHS 14-11 in the quarter.
In the third quarter, used runs of 6-0 and 7-0 to double up WSN 16-8 in the quarter to grab a 43-29 lead heading into the fourth.
In the fourth, EC ended the game on a 7-4 run to help them in the 17-point win.
Alexis Morrison led WSN with nine points while Marishia Fraser and KeKe Floyd both had eight points in the loss.
WSN shot 6-for-12 from the free throw line in the loss while ECHS was 3-for-10.
ECHS boys 75, WSN varsity 56
Having four players score in double figures Thursday night was not enough for the WSN varsity boys against ECHS as the Blue Devils downed WSN by 20 points, 75-56.
Treylon Watson and Tyshawn Davis both had 14 points for WSN while DJ Hodges and Dalton Shell both had 11 points.
Andre Womack added four points and Josh McMillan had two.
Davis and Shell led with five rebounds each while Davis led with three assists. Davis and Shell both had four steals each in the loss while Davis led with three blocks.
ECHS led WSN 23-19 after one quarter and 45-31 at the half after holding a 22-12 scoring advantage in the second quarter.
In the third quarter, ECHS edged out WSN 12-10 to take a 57-41 lead into the fourth quarter. In the fourth, ECHS outscored WSN 18-15.
Stats for ECHS’ boys were not known as of press time.
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