Parklane defeats Brookhaven Academy
The Parklane Academy Pioneers escaped with two big wins over Brookhaven Academy Friday night at John R. Gray Gymnasium.
In the girls’ contest, the Lady Pioneers overpowered the Lady Cougars to claim a 52-18 win.
In boys’ action, Parklane captured a 47-37 victory over BA.
Brookhaven Academy will host its annual Christmas Tournament Dec 28-30.
Lady Pioneers 52, Lady Cougars 18
The Lady Pioneers dominated the Lady Cougars in the first half as they took a commanding 36-10 lead at halftime. In the second half, Parklane outscored BA 16-8 in the final two periods to secure the win.
Bailey Steward led the Lady Cougars in scoring with six points, one rebound and one steal. Kailyn Jordan and Anna Michael Smith provided four points apiece. Edie Riley had two points, two assists and one rebound. Anna Michael Smith led the Lady Cougars in rebounds with two.
Parklane Academy was led in scoring by Tootisie Carter with 16 points. Destini Brown netted 15 points. Morgan Well and Lana Moak chipped in six points each.
Parklane 47, Brookhaven Acad. 37
Parklane Academy started the first half strong as the Pioneers secured a 23-16 lead at halftime. In the second half, the Cougars fought hard to cut into Parklane’s lead, but were unable to overcome the Pioneers’ 24-21 push in the final two quarters.
Luke Jackson powered the Cougars’ offense with 15 points, two rebounds, three steals and two assists. Tate Felder provided eight points, two steals and one rebound. Austin Smith contributed seven points, two rebounds and three assists. Ethan Nations scored five points and was the leader on the boards with 11 rebounds. Dawson Flowers led in steals with six.
Parklane was powered by senior forward Quartez Brown with 16 points. Tayler Ramshure chipped in 12 points and Josh Gonsalves netted nine points.
In junior high action, BA split with Parklane Academy.
In the girls’ contest, Parklane defeated BA 39-19. Marcey Grace Smith was the top scorer for BA with eight points. Juli Anna Bartram had seven points.
In boys’ action, BA crushed Parklane 39-7. Cade Brown led BA with 16 points. Dawson flowers netted nine points. Britten Nelson chipped in seven points. Tanner Thurman made six points.
In seventh grade action, BA swept Parklane.
In the seventh grade girls’ contest, the Lady Cougars beat the Lady Pioneers 25-20. Makayla Martin led BA with 12 points. Emma Hill and Hayley Freeny both netted four points.
In boys’ action, BA defeated Parklane 20-8. Colin Waldrop was the top scorer for BA with seven points. Gage Brown chipped in five points. Timmy Lin netted four points. Trey Fortenberry scored three points.