South Lincoln’s Lady Eagles finished in the top spot of the Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association Middle TN East Area Championship held at Lincoln County High School last week.
The ladies defeated Huntland’s Lady Hornets in a barnburner, 34-32.
The Lady Eagles advanced to the championship game with a 38-35 win over Eagleville in the semi-finals. The Lady Hornets advanced defeating Unity, 39-23, in the semi-finals.
Receiving All-Tournament honors from South Lincoln were Sage Ogle, Molly Brown and Allie Bonner. Brown was named tournament MVP. From Huntland, Baily Morris, Hazel Reed and Tatianna Stovall were name to the All-Tournament team.
By the numbers
Lady Eagles vs. Lady Hornets
By Quarters: South Lincoln, 06, 02, 11, 15 (final, 34); Huntland, 08, 02, 14, 08 (final, 32).
Scoring: South Lincoln, Molly Brown, 14; Sage Ogle, 12; Alyssa Petty, 6; Paislee Shelton, 2; Huntland, Tatianna Stovall, 13; Yareli Avalos, 6; Jocy May, 4; Aysia Williams, 4; Bailey Morris, 2; Hazel Reed, 2.
Free Throws: South Lincoln, 7 of 18; Huntland, 9 of 12.
3-Pointers: South Lincoln, Petty, 1. Huntland, 0.
Next: Both teams advanced to the Middle TN Sectionals played Saturday at LCHS and Lincoln Central. Results were not available at press time. Sectional action continues on Monday of this week at both locations with the finals to be played on Thursday at LCHS.