The East Perry Miners and the Robinson Bluejays met on the hardwood on the second day of the 8th grade county tournament. The Miners used a strong second quarter to end the Bluejay’s title hopes.
East Perry got off to a slow start, but finished the first period with a 9-5 lead. The Miners went to their bench for a boost, and finished the period strong, going into the break with the 30-9 advantage.
A continuous clock in the second period limited the scoring in the half. The Miners led 37-15 at the end of the third period, and went on to win the game by the final tally of 42-20.
East Perry (42) Browning 7, Brock 5, Mullins 4, McKenzie 2, Amburgey 3, Pigman 5, Fields 3, Sale 2, Butler 8 and Fugate 3.
Robinson (20) Troy Sharp 3, Anderson 6, Oliver 2, Sharp 5, Turner 2 and Vanover 2.
Tony McGuire can be reached at [email protected]