Eighth-Grade Girls Fin­ish Run­ner-up At Tourney

McDonald County Press - - SPORTS - By Rick Peck

The East New­ton eighth grade girls’ bas­ket­ball team de­feated McDon­ald County 20-16 in the cham­pi­onship game of the East New­ton Eighth-Grade Girls Bas­ket­ball Tour­na­ment on Nov. 3 in Granby.

Nicole Estrada scored six points and Adasyn Leach had five to lead McDon­ald County. Martha Iza­zaga added three points and Kloe My­ers

had two.

McDon­ald County ad­vanced to the cham­pi­onship game with a 21-10 win over Monett and an 18-17 win over La­mar in pool play.

Against La­mar on Oct. 30, Estrada and My­ers had six points each to lead McDon­ald County while Leach and Abi­gail Wise­man added three points each.

My­ers scored nine points and Estrada had seven to lead the Lady Mus­tangs past Monett on Nov. 2. Iza­zaga added four points and Made­line McCall had one.

In a reg­u­lar sea­son game on Oct. 31 at Seneca, McDon­ald County eked out a 27-25 win be­hind nine points from My­ers and eight by Wise­man. Round­ing out the scor­ing for McDon­ald County were Ebe­nee Munoz with four points and McCall, Iza­zaga and Estrada with two each.

McDon­ald County, 3-1 on the sea­son, was at East New­ton on Nov. 7 and at Mount Ver­non on Nov. 10.

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