By Stetson Marlin
The Nashville Christian Lady Eagles suffered a loss against the Lady Indians of Harpeth 62-43.
The Lady Indians seemed to control much of the game, as they started the game off with a lead of 20-12 at the end of the first quarter.
Nashville Christian would make shots to bring the game closer here and there, but the Harpeth Indians would always answer back.
The 2nd quarter provided a little less scoring than the 1st quarter as both teams scored just nine points each. The score at the end of the first half was 29-21, in favor of the Harpath Indians.
The third quarter had a lot more scoring for both teams as they combined for 27 points in the quarter.
The Indians were able to push the lead to nine points at the end of the quarter 43-34.
The Lady Eagles tried to make adjustments for the fourth quarter to make a comeback, but the Lady Indians were too much for the Lady Eagles to handle.
The Indians were able to score 19 points in the fourth to the Eagles nine points. The final score was 62-43, with the Harpeth Indians on top.
Katlynn Staed and Maddie Pyrdum were too much to handle for the Lady Eagles. Katlynn Staed had the game high for both teams as she had 25 points during the night. Maddie Pyrdum added on 16 for the Indians as well.
For the Lady Eagles, Sonja Shelton had the most as she posted 14 points. Kayli Mothershed made a few threes as she added on 11 points.
Brittan Jarrell added on six points for the Lady Eagles. Karmen Drake added five. Abbie Page and Tassy Lyles added on three points each, and Brittany Lawless-Sherrill added on one point.
During halftime of the boys game, Sonja Shelton was recognized for scoring 1,000 points during one of last weeks game. She was able to accomplish a feat not many people are able to do. Congratulations Sonja!
Boys Drop Tough Contest to Harpeth
The Nashville Christian Eagles lost 54-51 in a tough matchup against the Harpeth Indians.
The Indians controlled much of the first half as they were able to break out to a 19-13 lead at the end of the first quarter.
The second quarter was much of the same as Harpeth would score 12 points, to Nashville Christian’s 9 points, to push Harpeth’s lead to 31-22 at halftime.
The second half is when NCS began to light up and put themselves back into the game. The Eagles were able to put up 15 points in the third quarter to Harpeth’s 12, to narrow the margin to 43-37.
The fourth quarter was another exciting one. The Eagles had a late push in the quarter to make it a great ending. The Eagles made a few great shots in the quarter during the late push.
The game ended up going back and forth and came down to the final minute. With the Eagles late push in the 2nd half, they were able to give themselves a shot to win the game late.
The Eagles had to foul a little to be able to score, but that ended up helping them out, as Harpeth would go on to miss their next three free throws.
Miles Smith hit a late three pointer to narrow the margin to a single point. NCS called timeout to get the defense set up, but let a guy slip past half court, in which Devin Copeland made a lay up with under 10 seconds to widen the margin to three points.
NCS got the ball to Jacob Ogle, who was able to dribble up court and get a good look at the basket at the buzzer, but his shot rimmed out, leaving the score at the end of the game, 54-51, in favor of the Harpeth Indians
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