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ATWOOD (January 24) — West Carroll High School hosted Huntingdon Friday for a pair of district basketball contests and earned a split.The Fillies built up a seven-point lead over three …
ATWOOD (January 24) — West Carroll High School hosted Huntingdon Friday for a pair of district basketball contests and earned a split.
The Fillies built up a seven-point lead over three quarters, but the Lady War Eagles battled back in the fourth. The game was tied at 48-48 with 1:17 to play, and three Huntingdon free throws sealed a 51-48 win.
The War Eagles narrowly outscored the Mustangs in each frame to claim a 68-55 victory.
Fillies 51, War Eagles 48
The Fillies jumped out to a 12-8 lead after the opening frame, led by Adyn Swenson with four points. Tyasia Reed and Brooklyn Williams each hit a three-pointer, and Brooke Butler had a pair. Lady War Eagle Alyssa Butler scored six on a pair of threes, and Amaya Thompson had a pair.
Huntingdon had a 13-12 edge in the second quarter, led by B. Butler with six on a pair of threes. Addison Postlethwait scored five with a three-pointer, and Reed added a pair. Gracie Cunningham hit a three for West Carroll, and Macey Cunningham also scored three points. Thompson, Denver Brooks and Tatym Keymon each had a pair. At the half, Huntingdon led 25-20.
The Fillies added to the pair with a 17-15 advantage in the third, led by Swenson with seven points, including a three. B. Butler and Reed each scored five, Butler with a three. M. Cunningham led the Lady War Eagles with nine points, including a pair of threes. Keymon scored five with a three-pointer, and A. Butler hit a free throw. Entering the final frame, Huntingdon led 42-35.
West Carroll’s fourth-quarter rally came up just short at 13-9, led by A. Butler with ten points, including a pair of threes. Keymon added a pair, and Thompson hit a freebie. Swenson scored four for the Fillies, Reed and Williams each added a pair, and Kaci Fuller hit a free throw.
Lady War Eagle Alyssa Butler led all scorers with 17 points, including four three-pointers. Macey Cunningham scored a dozen with a pair of threes.
Adyn Swenson led Huntingdon with 15 points, including a three-pointer and a perfect six-for-six at the line. Brooke Butler scored 13 with a trio of threes, and Tyasia Reed had 12 points with a three.
War Eagles 68, Mustangs 55
West Carroll had an 18-13 lead after the first frame, led by Jalen Anglin with ten points, including a three-pointer. Josh Clark scored four, and Luke Moore and Jeremiah Bryant each had a pair. Grant Bartholomew led Huntingdon with five points. Drake Butler scored four with a three-pointer, and Ben Taylor and Noah Belew each had a pair.
The War Eagles had a 14-12 edge in the second quarter, led by Moore with eight points. Anglin scored five, and Bryant hit a free throw. Butler and Bartholomew each scored four for the Mustangs. Nik Bynum hit a three, and D’Allen McCord hit a free throw. At the half, the War Eagles led 32-25.
West Carroll added to the lead with a 16-14 advantage in the third, led by Anglin and Tyler Johnson with six points each, Johnson on a pair of threes. Bryant and Clark each added a pair. Butler led Huntingdon with nine points, including a three. Bynum and Kyrien Jordan each had a pair, and Bartholomew hit a freebie. Heading into the final frame, West Carroll led 48-39.
The War Eagles sealed the win with a 20-16 tilt in the fourth, led by Moore with ten points. Anglin scored seven with a three, Jed Robinson had a pair, and Clark hit a free throw. Bartholomew led the Mustangs with four points. Bynum and Belew each hit a three, and Taylor, Jordan and Devontavious Pruitt-Hutch each had a pair.
War Eagle Jalen Anglin led all scorers with 28 points, including a pair of three-pointers. Luke Moore scored 20.
Drake Butler led Huntingdon with 17 points, including a pair of threes. Grant Bartholomew scored 14 points.