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Neal B-team falls short to Monroe

Corey Williams | The Brewton Standard Neal’s Amon Craig tries to blow past a Monroe County defender.

Corey Williams | The Brewton Standard
Neal’s Amon Craig tries to blow past a Monroe County defender.

The W.S. Neal B-team found itself down 8-20 at half time, by two minutes left to play in the game, the Eagles found themselves trailing only 27-29.

Monroe’s Ja’carri McPherson drained a three pointer to extend the lead and draw a sigh of relief from the Monroe crowd. On the next play down court, Neal’s Dylan Ingram drew a technical foul. Ingram drained three free throws.

On the next possesion Ingram made a tip in at the goal to tie the game, 32-32. Monroe pushed to play keep away from the Eagles. The Tigers eventually drew a foul , converting a free throw to take the lead, 33-32. The score proved to be the final of the game.

Li’Terrance McCant’s led Neal with 12 points. Aquariuos Taylor had seven points.

McPherson led Monroe with 15 points.

The girls varsity team lost to Monroe, 50-9. Monroe’s Antania Hayes had 18 points to lead all scorers.

The boys’ varsity lost to Monroe, 60-16.  Monroe’s Jeremy Calhoun had 12 points to lead all scorers.