HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
West Carroll Swept by Bradford
BY BRAD SAM
ATWOOD (November 28) — West Carroll hosted Bradford for a pair of high school hoops contests Tuesday night. The Lady War Eagles trailed by just three points at the half, but were blown out by the Lady Red Devils in the third and fell, 63-34. The War Eagles were outscored by eight in the second quarter, and that was the difference as the Red Devils eventually took the contest, 53-45.
Bradford Lady Red Devils 63, West Carroll Lady War Eagles 34
The Lady Red Devils edged the Lady War Eagles, 12-11, in the opening frame, led by Dezarai White with eight, including a pair of threes. Anna Taylor and Kaylee McAlister each had a pair. Gracie Cunningham scored five for West Carroll, including a three-pointer. Aubry Jones had four points, and Cloie Vestal added a pair.
Bradford had a 14-12 advantage in the second quarter, led by McAlister with six points. White had three points, and Libby Sharp and Blair Mercer each scored two points. Lexi Knott hit a free throw. Lady War Eagle Macey Cunningham had four points, including a three-pointer, and Jones and G. Cunningham also scored four each. At the half, the Lady Red Devils led, 26-23.
The Lady Red Devils opened up a sizable lead in the third, outscoring West Carroll 23-7. White led the way with eight, again hitting a pair of threes. Taylor scored seven, including a three-pointer, and McAlister and Sharp each had four points. Jones scored three points for the Lady War Eagles, and Vestal and Katie Holt each had a pair. Entering the final frame, Bradford led, 49-30.
Bradford capped the win with a 14-4 fourth, led by Taylor with four points. White, McAlister, Sharp, Knott and Mercer each added a pair. G. Cunningham and Alyssa Butler each had two points for West Carroll.
Lady Red Devil Dezarai White led all scorers with 21, including four three-pointers. Kaylee McAlister scored 14, and Anna Taylor had 13, including a three-pointer.
Aubry Jones and Gracie Cunningham led West Carroll with eleven points each, including a three by Cunningham.
Red Devils 53, War Eagles 45
Bradford had a 9-7 edge after the first frame, led by C.J. Siddell with four points. Cayden Gravette hit a three-pointer, and Kobe Roach scored two points. War Eagle Tyson Keymon hit a three, and Luke Moore and Zach Heckert each had two points.
The Red Devils had an 18-10 advantage in the second quarter, led by Siddell with eleven, including a three-pointer. Phenix Street scored four, including a three, and Zachary Williams also hit a three-pointer. Heckert scored eight for West Carroll, and Jeremiah Bryant had two points. At the half, Bradford led, 27-17.
The War Eagles cut the deficit in the third, outscoring Bradford 15-12. Bryant led West Carroll with seven points, including a three. Dawson Hardwick also hit a three, Keymon and Moore each added a pair, and Heckert hit a freebie. Siddell scored six for the Red Devils, and Street, Gravette and Chancy Roach each had a pair. Heading into the final frame, Bradford led, 39-32.
The Red Devils sealed the win with a 14-13 edge in the fourth, led by Street with seven. K. Roach scored four, and C. Roach had three points. Moore scored seven for West Carroll, Z. Heckert added four, and Aaron Heckert had two points.
Red Devil C.J. Siddell led all scorers with 21 points, including a three-pointer. Phenix Street scored 13, including a three.
Zach Heckert led West Carroll with 15 points. Luke Moore scored eleven, and Jeremiah Bryant had nine points, including a three.
Photos by Brad Sam/The Banner