On Saturday, the East Perry Miners and the A. B. Combs Lady Bearcats battled for a spot in the finals of the 6th grade county tournament. The Lady Miners rolled in this game, easily entering the finals with a 39-14 win.
It was all East Perry in the first period as they used their defense to create instant offense. The Lady Miners held the 17-5 lead at the horn.
Things evened out in the second period as the Lady Bearcats began to break down the press. East Perry, however, would be able to keep their lead in tack, and went into the locker room sitting on a 26-10 advantage.
A. B. Combs was able to slow down the East Perry offense in the second half, but they were unable to kickstart their own. Little by little the Lady Miners pulled ahead, and when the final horn sounded, it would be East Perry in the finals behind a 39-14 win.
East Perry (39) Neace 17, Creech 12, Lawson 2, McAlarnis 4, Brock 2 and Haley 2.
A. B. Combs (14) Adams 8, Kilburn 4 and Campbell 2.
Tony McGuire can be reached via email at [email protected]