Winning games has become a big habit for the Lakewood School Lady Eagles this season.
The Lady Eagles improved to 11-1 on the season with a 41-16 victory Tuesday night at Camden. Lakewood has two road games left on the River Conference schedule. On Monday, Lakewood plays at Henry and they will play at Harrelson on Tuesday in a makeup game. Play begins at 6 both nights.
Henry was also in action Tuesday at Houston County. The Lady Irish blanked the Lady Pirates 38-0 with the Irish winning the boys’ game 69-26.
The Inman Middle School girls’ team scored a 50-16 triumph over Paducah Tilghman last Thursday. Inman returns to action at 6 p.m. Monday at Union City.
LADY EAGLES 41, LADY LIONS 16
Camden was aggressive early and took a 9-5 lead over Lakewood’s girls. The Lady Eagles recovered in a big way by blanking the Lady Lions 20-0 in the second quarter to give Lakewood a 25-9 halftime lead.
The Lady Eagles won the third-quarter scoring battle 12-3 to hold a 37-12 lead going into the fourth quarter. Both squads scored four points in the fourth quarter to make the final score 41-16.
Allison Glatt topped Lakewood’s scoring list with 10 points while both Annabelle Singleton and Noe Wilkerson contributed nine points. Jocelyn Lee scored four while Breely Pierpoint hit for three points. Scoring two points each were Aubrey Fortner, Autumn Farris and McKinley Boyd.
LADY IRISH 38, LADY PIRATES 0
Henry’s girls never could get the ball to fall through the basket in the battle at Houston County. The Lady Irish led 15-0 at the end of the first period and 19-0 at halftime. Houston County pushed its lead to 28-0 by the end of the third period and added 10 points in the fourth frame to make the final score 38-0.
Playing in the game for Henry were Brook Koch, Macy Peach, Kaleah Bomar, Carley Sanders, Serenity Crosser, NeVaeh Wise, Dakota Brandon, Savannah Allen, Katlynn Webb, Ketelyn RIchardson, Aliyah Wilson and Jaylyn Burke.
IRISH 69, PIRATES 26
The Pirates were able to score some points in the boys’ game but couldn’t keep up with a hot-shooting Irish squad. Houston County ran out to a 17-6 first-quarter lead and tossed in a 21-11 scoring run in the second stanza to hold a commanding 38-17 halftime advantage.
The Irish posted a 17-7 scoring edge in the third period to push their lead to 55-24 and finished the win with a 14-2 points advantage in the fourth quarter to make the final score 59-26.
Henry’s Michael Tharpe tossed in 17 points for the Pirates. Charleton Grgic scored four points while both Blaine Childers and Kennan Bomar had two points. Ben Scott chipped in one point.
LADY BULLDOGS 50,
LADY TORNADOES 16
Inman’s girls improved to 5-2 with the big win over Paducah. The Lady Bulldogs ran out to a 12-6 lead by the end of the first quarter. A 16-2 scoring run in the second period pushed Inman’s lead to 28-8.
The Lady Bulldogs kept pouring it on with a 14-2 scoring streak in the third period. Inman led 42-10 going into the fourth quarter. The Lady Bulldogs closed the game with an 8-6 scoring edge in the fourth period making the final score 50-16.
Inman’s Brooke Blankenship tossed in 14 points while Fajona Sneed added nine. Tianna Howard hit for eight poins with Kayleigh Miller adding seven and Kylee Perry scoring six. Fayth England put in four points and Makayla Stroman scored two.