Neal’s Lewis erupts for 23 points in area championship win
Published 11:53 am Friday, February 12, 2016
The W.S. Neal Eagles steamrolled UMS-Wright, winning 52-20, to become 4A Area 1 champions on Thursday.
The Eagles got off to a great start with stellar defense and perimeter shooting. By halftime Neal led UMS- Wright 29-10.
In the third quarter Neal continued its amazing play, outscoring the Bulldogs 21-4. Neal scored more points in the third quarter than UMS-Wright scored the entire game.
Leading Neal was Troy Lewis with 23 points. For a stretch, Lewis made seven three pointers in a row. Also scoring was Tyshawn Davis with 12 points and Treylon Watson with nine points.
Neal will face Thomasville in a sub-regional game on Tues., Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. at the W.S. Neal middle school gym.