MCHS Lady Eagles Move To #3
It was a busy week for the Montgomery County High School basketball teams as they took on the Tigers of Claxton on Thursday, were at Wheeler County on Friday and then took the short trip to Vidalia on Saturday. The Lady Eagles are now 8-0 on the year and are ranked #3 in Class A Division 2.
Girls vs. Claxton
The Lady Eagles took an easy win over Claxton. They were up 10-0 early in the game and continued to pull away. Marley Bell and Trinity Wideman hit several threepointers as MCHS pushed the lead to 21-3 in the second quarter.
In the third it was 32-5, and the Lady Eagles took the win, 56-18.
Boys vs. Claxton
The boys picked up their only game of the week against the Tigers. It was close early with Claxton on top 13-8 early in the second quarter. MCHS closed it to 15-11, and took the lead 21-19 late in the first half.
In the third quarter the Eagles were down 27-25, but MCHS came back to take a 29-28 lead. The Eagles went on to win the game 48-40.
Girls vs. Wheeler
MCHS rolled to an easy win over the Lady Bulldogs of Wheeler. MCHS took the win 63-27 in Alamo.
Boys vs. Wheeler
The Bulldogs got some revenge for the ladies as they rolled to a win over MCHS. Wheeler jumped out to a 20-3 lead by the end of the first quarter as their defense kept MCHS off the boards. Wheeler extended their lead to 43-9 by the end of the first half, and were in complete control.
With the big lead, the Bulldogs' pace slowed in the second half, but they led 5823 heading to the fourth quarter, and went on to win the game by the score of 60-31.
Girls vs. Vidalia
In the first quarter the Lady Indians came out and took a lead over MCHS. VHS led the game 14-10 at the end of the first quarter. In the second neither team could get many shots to fall, and MCHS closed the lead to one at halftime, with VHS on top 18-17. In the third quarter the Lady Eagles got going and overtook VHS. Montgomery led the game 37-28 heading to the fourth. MCHS went on to win the game, 51-38.
Boys vs. Vidalia
In the boys game, it was the other way around with the Indians rolling to a win. Vidalia came out of the gate hitting every shot as they built up a 27-5 lead in the first quarter. They extended that lead to 40-10 heading into halftime.
In the second half, the Indians kept up the pressure as they were on top 69-22 at the end of the third. Vidalia took the win, 84-36.
The Eagles won't be back in action until December 30 against Bryan County at home at 3:30 p.m.