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BMS girls remain unstoppable, boys lose in OT

BMS’s Aleria Smith goes up for a layup.

BMS’s Aleria Smith goes up for a layup.

The BMS girls defeated Castleberry 57-10 to improve their record to 10-0 for the season. The team went on a tear in the first quarter, outscoring their opponent 20-1.

Scorers for BMS were Janazsia Nettles, who led the team with 21 points; Aleria Smith with 19 points; Raivon Ewing with eight points; Alijah Fountain with five points and Shania Samuel with four points.

For the boys, the game was tied 18-18 going into overtime. Castleberry started quick knocking down a three pointer on their first possession. BMS made a free throw to follow to make the score 19-21 before a made layup by Castleberry extended their lead 19-23. BMS’s Jamal Duggans would draw his team closer after a made bucket and free throw. BMS had a chance to take the lead on a face break layup but a mishap at the basket kept the score the same. With BMS down 22-23, BMS would commit a foul. Castleberry made both free throws to extend their lead to three. Down the stretch Castleberry went 5-7 from the line with BMS going 0-2.  After the lost the BMS boys record is 3-7.

BMS girls at Jay

The BMS girls defeated Jay 33-1 to improve to 8-0. The lone point for Jay was scored in the first quarter. Leading BMS was Aleria Smith with 19 points and Janazsia Nettles with nine points.