8th Girls Basketball Starts Season Strong

The Grace 8th Grade Girls Basketball team had a fantastic week! On Monday night, the girls traveled to Big Sandy. Our 8th B team played first and won convincingly 31-1. Gwyneth Sheridan led all scorers with 11 points. Annabelle Davis followed with 8 and Elizabeth Sheridan and Natalie Jenks each had 4. Emmy Hood and Avery Morrison rounded out the scoring with 2 points each. The girls are 3-0 on the season. The 8th A team followed with a resounding 44-19 victory. Casey Goetz led the way with 11 points followed by Hazel Finley with 10. Eva King had 8 points and Rylee Phillips contributed 7 along with Jaci Whitson’s 4. Rounding out the points were Annabelle Davis and Natalie Jenks with 2 each. The A team returned home this past Thursday night against the East Texas Chargers out of Longview. The girls played a solid game and came away with a 35-14 win. Eva King led the way with 11 points followed closely by Rylee Phillips 9 and Casey Goetz with 7. Hazel Finley scored 4 points and Sawyer Flores and Jaci Whitson each contributed 2 points. The A team has a season record of 4-2.  

The girls will be home this coming Monday night against Troup JH. Both the A and B teams will be playing (times to be determined). Then, the girls will travel to Big Sandy this coming Saturday to compete in the Big Sandy JH Girls tournament.  

Way to go Lady Cougars!! Keep up the good work!!