Tuesday, November 10, 2009

EMS eighth graders win home opener

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The East Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team won their home opener (the first in school history) Monday night, defeating North 16-8.

The Eagles grabbed a 9-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, held an 11-2 advantage at halftime, and kept the same nine-point lead, 13-4 after three quarters.

Leigh Ann Craig led all scorers with eight points. Kelsey Johnson and Celeste Graves added four apiece. Also playing and helping shut down the North offense were Kristen Tyler and Brittnie Hunter.

The eighth grade B team lost 28 to 16 to North with Shelbie DeWitt and Alexis White scoring six points apiece, and Celeste Graves and Corinna Padilla dropping in two each.

The teams will be back in action tonight in the East Middle School Gymnasium.

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