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BMS defeats Eagles in basketball

BMS’s Janazsia Nettles dribbles for a fast break point. Nettles had 19 points for the game.

BMS’s Janazsia Nettles dribbles for a fast break point. Nettles had 19 points for the game.

Brewton Middle School faced off against W.S.  Neal Middle School on Thursday.

In girls’ play, the Tigers defeated the Eagles 44-4.

Leading BMS was Janazsia Nettles with 19 points and Raivon Ewing with 19 points. Nettles knocked down eight shots in the game, two of which was three-pointers. Ewing made eight shots, three of which were three-pointers.

The lone scorers for WSNMS were Jyra Odom and Alyssa Askew, with two points each.

With the win the BMS girls remain undefeated at 7-0.

WSNMS girls are 0-4.

In boys’ action, it was a close one, but Brewton emerged victorious 39-33 over the Eagles.

In the fourth quarter WSNMS would put pressure on BMS with a full court press. The press forced a couple turnovers down the stretch for BMS. WSNMS made a run, getting to within four points. The BMS lead dwindled, 37-33. The game came down to free throw making for BMS. BMS’s Daniel Samuel would knock both free throws down to make the game out of reach for WSNMS.

BMS boys are 2-6 for the season, while the WSNMS boys are 3-1.