Myrtle soars over Lady Eagles, NAHS ladies 12-0
Myrtle 64 West Union 46 (girls)
The Lady Hawks dropped 26 points in the first frame, and didn’t let up as they defeated West Union in a key divisional match-up 64-46 Friday.
Aspriona Gilbert was a force down low with 31 points, and the Lady Eagles had no response.
Down 39-20 at the half, foul trouble allowed West Union to slightly ease back into the game, cutting Myrtle’s lead to 15 after three.
A technical foul to open the fourth gave the momentum back to Myrtle as they went on for the win.
Claire Wilkerson led West Union with 20.
New Albany 60 North Pontotoc 24 (girls)
Jazmine Spears had 15 followed by Tierra and Kabrina Lucas with 12 and 11 points respectively as New Albany improves to 12-0 with the 60-24 win over North Pontotoc.
The Lady Dawgs held a nine-point lead after the first frame, then exploded in the second, outscoring the Lady Vikings 20-5 in the second quarter.
Shanda Melton was the leading scorer for North Pontotoc with 7.
Potts Camp 72 East Union 68 (boys)
The match-up between the Urchins and Cardinals went to overtime, as Potts Camp prevailed 72-68 Friday night.
After taking a 28-24 lead to the break, Potts Camp tied the game at 44 in the third, then both teams scored 20 in the final frame to move into overtime.
The Cardinals outscored East Union 8-4 in the final quarter to move on for the win.
Jonathan Faulkner led the Cardinals with 25 while Jeremy Stiggers added 18.
For the Urchins, Gareth Pannell led with 24, while Ethan Robinson added 17 and Matthew Carter scored 10.
New Albany 67 North Pontotoc 64 (boys)
The Bulldogs picked up a big win Friday night in a three-point win over the Vikings.
North Pontotoc took the lead after the third quarter, as they outscored New Albany 24-18 to take the 49-45 lead into the fourth.
The ‘Dawgs outscored North Pontotoc 22-15 in the final frame to pick up their fifth win of the season.
Malcolm Spears led New Albany with 21 points,while Brandon White had 12 and Adrian and Todd Gamble each contributed with 11.
For North Pontotoc, Weston Mounce, Chaz Carrillo and Travarious Wheeler each had 11, while Jeremy Berry added 10.
East Union will be the last school in action, as they will play Walnut Monday night before the holiday break.
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