Neal basketball picks up wins
The W.S. Neal JV, girls and boys varsity teams picked up wins on Dec. 8. The Lady Eagles faced off against Pensacola Catholic. The JV and varsity boys faced off against Pensacola Christian Academy.
The JV Eagles had a dominant first half outscoring Pensacola Christian 17-8. The Eagles would outscore Pensacola Christian in the third and fourth quarter to win the game 40-26.
Leading WSN were Mateo Smith with 12 points and Marvin Maddox with 10 points.
The team is 2-1 in the season.
For the Lady Eagles it would be a dominant first and fourth quarter to make the difference in the game. WSN held Pensacola Catholic scoreless in the first and outscored them 15-7 to close out the game for a final score of 34-30.
Leading the Lady Eagles were Keke Floyd with 20 points and nine rebounds; Marisha Fraser with 14 rebounds and two points; and Taylor Burns with 10 rebounds and two points.
WSN Neal varsity dominated Pensacola Christian in every quarter of the game, with a game high 19 points in the third quarter. WSN would win by double-digits, 56-35.
Leading the Eagles were Tyshawn Davis with 15 points, seven rebounds, three assists, four steals and three blocks; Darius Tolbert with 14 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, Treylon Watson with nine points and fours steals; and Troy Lewis with seven points, five rebounds and five steals.