2018 Sports Year in Review – January – March
The championship season of East Bladen’s girls basketball team topped the Bladen sports stories in the first three months of the year.
Coach Patty Evers’ Lady Eagles won both the Three Rivers Conference regular season and tournament championships. East Bladen reached the third round of the state play-offs before losing in overtime at Richlands. The Lady Eagles finished with a 27-2 record.
In January East Bladen guard Ja’Tyra Moore-Peterson scored the 1,000th point of her East Bladen career. Ja’Tyra Moore-Peterson Scores 1,000th Point – BladenOnline.com
Three East Bladen players were named to the All-Three Rivers Conference team, and Coach Evers was named Coach of the Year. https://bladencounty.org/east-
West Bladen’s Jimmy Williams and East Bladen’s Sincere Smith were named to the All-Three Rivers Conference boys team.
Two Bladen Players on All-Conference Boys Basketball Team – BladenOnline.com
Chase Lancaster was named head softball coach at East Bladen before the 2018 season and that was our tenth most viewed story of 2018. Chase Lancaster Is New East Bladen Softball Coach – BladenOnline.com
Pam Stephens returned as head softball coach at West Bladen. https://bladencounty.org/pam-
In Bladen Five Middle School basketball action, Elizabethtown defeated Clarkton School of Discovery 35-30 to win the girls championship. Elizabethtown won the boys championship with a 25-21 win over Bladenboro in the title game.