Press "Enter" to skip to content

Girls Basketball Elizabethtown 26, Whiteville Central 21

WHITEVILLE – Elizabethtown raced to a 19-6 first-half lead en route to a 26-21 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls’ basketball victory over Elizabethtown Monday.

Laila Smith and Iveonna Ward threw in 2 baskets each to spark the Lady Cougars to a 10-2 first period lead. Teammate Shabrea Geathers also tossed in a basket.

Elizabethtown’s Zoe Smith drilled in a 3-point shot and another basket in the second quarter. Laila Smith and Ward added a basket each as the Lady Cougar lead grew to 19-6.

Emmy Williams with 2 baskets and Egypt Childress with 3 points rallied the Lady Hornets to within 22-17 in the third period. Zoe Smith nailed a 3-point shot to keep Elizabethtown on top.

Ward dropped in a basket and a free throw, and Laila Smith sank a free throw in the final period as the Lady Cougars held on for the win.

Ward led the Lady Cougars with 9 points, and Zoe Smith followed with 8 points. Laila Smith finished with 7 points. Childress topped all scorers for Central with 10 points.

Coach Cedric Owens’ Lady Cougars improved to 5-1 in Waccamaw Division AA play and 7-1 overall and will travel to Tar Heel Tuesday.

Elizabethtown   10    9     3     4 – 26
Central               2     4    11    4  -21

Elizabethtown (26)- Laila Smith 7, Iveonna Ward 9, Zoe Smith 8, Ariel Cromartie, Shabrea Geathers 2, Aniyah Thompson, Takyla Cowan, Nia McKoy, Arelia Lewis, Niyah Wooten, Emma Weddington, Hailey Bennett

Mission News Theme by Compete Themes.