In their first game of the 8th grade tournament, the East Perry Lady Miners took on the Lady Bearcats of A. B. Combs. The game belonged to the Lady Miners from the opening tip as they moved on in tournament play with the 48-17 win.
The Lady Bearcats’ game total of 17 was matched by the Lady Miners in the opening frame. East Perry would then move on to the 31-8 lead by the horn sounded to end the half.
The rout continued in the third quarter despite a drastic change in the lineup. With six minutes remaining to play, the Lady Miners held the 42-13 advantage.
With the clock in motion, the fourth quarter went quickly. East Perry continued their quest for the title with the 48-17 win.
East Perry (48) Pollard 9, Pennington 10, Day 10, Hall 10, Neace 3, Creech 4 and Cockrell 2.
A. B. Combs (17) Bowling 4, Stollings 5, Barnett 2, Fugate 3 and Green 3.
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