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JV Boys Basketball: East Bladen 34, Red Springs 31

RED SPRINGS – Sophmores Zach Meares and Rasean McKoy keyed a 13-2 third quarter spurt that rallied East Bladen to a 34-31 Three Rivers Conference jayvee boys basketball victory over Red Springs Friday night.

The Red Devils led 22-11 at halftime, but Meares bombed in a pair of 3-point shots, and McKoy drained a 3-point shot and another basket in the third period. Jacob Priest and Mahki Cromartie sank free throws as the Eagles tied the game 24-24.

McKoy powered inside for a basket and 2 free throws in the final period. Priest and Cromartie tossed in baskets, and Charles Brown made 2 free throws as the Eagles pulled out the win.

Meares led the Eagles with 11 points, and McKoy followed with 9 points. Priest totaled 8 points, and Cromartie added 4 points.

Priest pumped in 2 baskets in the opening quarter to keep the Eagles within 9-5 at the quarter break. Meares buried a 3-point shot and another basket in the second period.

Coach Aking Elting’s Eagles will host Fairmont Friday night.

East Bladen  5    6  13  10 – 34
Red Springs  9  13    2    7 – 31

EAST BLADEN (34) – Charles Brown 2, Jacob Priest 8, Rasean McKoy 9, Zach Meares 11, Mahki Cromartie 4.

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