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Girls Basketball: East Bladen 62, Fairmont 42

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FAIRMONT – East Bladen’s Lady Eagles ran their winning streak to 13 consecutive games Friday night with a 62-42 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over Fairmont.

Junior Ja’Tyra Moore-Peterson just missed a double-double with 15 points, 9 assists and 3 rebounds to lead the Lady Eagles. Sophmore Patience Ward finished one rebound short of a double-double with 14 points, 9 rebounds and 3 steals.

Junior Erica McKoy filled up the stat sheet with 12 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals and 3 assists. Junior Ashley Hardin was also very close to a double-double with 9 points and 9 rebounds.

Senior Shardajah Brown pumped in 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds for the winners, and freshman Katie Evans pulled down 4 rebounds.

The Lady Eagles maintained their 2-game lead in the Three Rivers standings and improved to 12-1 in league play and 17-1 overall.

Sariyah Thompson led Fairmont with 12 points, and teammate Jufaye Williams followed with 10 points.

East Bladen will visit St. Pauls Tuesday night.

EAST BLADEN (62) – Katie Evans 2, Erica McKoy 12, Kaley Smith 2, Izzy Smith, Shardajah Brown 6, Anna Kate White 2, Abbey Cross, Patience Ward 14, Ashley Hardin 9, Ja’Tyra Moore-Peterson 15, Lorna Mendell.