Lady Eagles Soar Against Lead Academy
The Nashville Christian School Lady Eagles dominated play from beginning to end against Lead Academy in a 59-25 victory.
The win improved NCS’s record to 14-5 as they prepare for the post season.
NCS held Lead to single-digit scoring in all four quarters while their offense had no problem finding the hoop.
The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 18-6 lead in the first quarter, and improved it to 30-12 going into the lockers at halftime.
Unfortunately for Lead, nothing changed in the third period, in fact the Lady Eagles had their best quarter offensively and defensively, outscoring Lead 19-5 to stretch the lead to 49-17 going into the final period.
As NCS emptied its bench in the fourth quarter, the Lady Eagles still managed to outscore Lead 10-8 to bring the final tally to 59-25.
Sonja Shelton once again led the way for the Lady Eagles, scoring 14 points.
Karmen Drake added 12 points, while McKenna Paszak and Tassy Lyles each scored eight points for NCS.
Also scoring for the Lady Eagles were Brittany Lawless-Sherrill with seven points, Brittan Jarrell with four points and Kayli Mothershed, Amari Myers and Tollie Boone each adding two points.
In varsity boys action, the Eagles fell behind Lead early in the first, mounted a comeback in the third, but had no answers in the fourth and fell 82-62.
Jacob Ogle scored 18 points to lead NCS scorers. Brant Lawless played a good game on both ends of the floor and finished with 14 points.
Chandler White scored 13 points while Andrew Sullivan added nine.