Lady Eagles Keep Winning
It was another solid week for the Lady Eagles of Montgomery County High School as they improved their record to 17-0, and are still sitting as the #2 ranked team in the state in Class A Division II. The MCHS boys picked up a win over Emanuel County Institute, but dropped their other two games on the week. MCHS girls Head Coach Tyrone Madison picked up his 100th win in the game against ECI.
Girls vs. Jenkins Co.
The War Eagles of Jenkins kept it close with the Lady Eagles, but MCHS held on for the win. MCHS was on top 14-12 at the end of the first quarter, and in the second they opened up the lead as they outscored Jenkins 17-10. That put MCHS in the lead, 31-22 at the end of the first half.
In the second half neither team got much going in the third quarter as MCHS added just 8 pionts to their total. They held a 39-27 lead going to the fourth. MCHS held on in the fourth to take a 5341 win over Jenkins.
MCHS was led by Marley Bell with 25 points, with Amire Banks added 10 points.
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Boys vs. Jenkins Co.
The Eagles played well, but fell short against the War Eagles of Jenkins in the boys game. MCHS dropped their contest 6850.
Girls vs. ECI
It was a close game for the Lady Eagles against the Lady Bulldogs of ECI on Friday night at home. ECI gave them a run, but MCHS came away with the win, 52-46.
Boys vs. ECI
The Eagles got their only win of the week against ECI on Friday as they defeated the Bulldogs. MCHS was on top 10-5 at the end of the first period, and they extended that lead in the second quarter of the game to 29-20.
In the second half MCHS had to hold on to come out on top. They were even in the third quarter with the Eagles holding a 40-31 lead heading to the fourth. ECI went on a run in the fourth, but MCHS pulled out the win, 47-44.
The Eagles were led by Jakobe Mobley with 21 points, and Jaquez Kelly scored 11 in the win. vs. Turner Co.
It was another tough test for the Lady Eagles on Saturday in Ashburn at Turner County against the Lady Titans.
MCHS pulled out the close win, 61-56, over Turner to stay undefeated on the season.
The boys fell to the Titans in a close game. Turner took the win over MCHS, 58-50.
This week the Eagles were at Portal to play the Panthers on Tuesday after presstime. They will be back in action on Saturday as they host the Buccaneers of McIntosh County Academy at 3:30 p.m.