Neal boys having rough start, girls at .500

Published 3:32 pm Monday, December 5, 2016

JV team 2-1 with blowout win over J.U. Blacksher

The W.S. Neal JV and girls basketball teams picked up wins versus JU Blacksher this past Friday. The JV team improves to 2-1, while the girls improve to 2-2.

WSN 51, JU Blacksher 29 (JV)

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Neal took an early lead and never looked back in a dominant win over JU Blacksher. Jordan Hails had a monster game, leading the Eagles in scoring with 16 points. Aquarius Taylor had nine points. Mateo Smith had eight points.

WSN 45, JU Blacksher 19 (Girls)

WSN picked up its second win of the season behind another stellar scoring night from junior Marishia Fraser. Fraser led the team with 24 points. MeeMee Lawson scored six points.  Aliyah Askew and Jashira Dees each had four points.

WSN 33, JU Blacksher 60 (Boys)

Buckets were hard to come by for the Eagles on a dismal night shooting the ball. Neal made only nine out of 57 shots from the field; and 12 out of 22 free throw attempts.

Leading the Eagles in scoring were Jacobey Hawthorne and Kenneth Walker with seven points each. Marvin Maddox and Tyrese Anderson had five points each.The team is 1-4 for the season.

The W.S. Neal JV, girls and varsity boys’ basketball team suffered losses on Tuesday versus Georgiana. The girls also suffered a lost to Milton on Nov. 28.

WSN 37, Georgiana 56 (JV)

Jordan Hails led Neal in scoring with 10 points. Aquarius Taylor had nine points. Mateo Smith had eight points.

WSN 42, Georgiana 51 (Girls)

Marisha Fraser was the go to scorer for Neal, scoring 24 points and snagging two rebounds. MeeMee Lawson, Aaliyah Askew and Jashira Dees each had six points. 

In the lost versus Milton, Fraser led the team with 10 points. Lawson had six points.

WSN 40, Georgiana 73 (Boys)

Jacobey Hawthorne led Neal with 15 points, three steals, two assists and two rebounds. Kenneth Walker had six points. Josh McMillan had six points and two rebounds.