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JV Girls Basketball: East Bladen 25, East Columbus 24

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong

ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen rode an 8-3 closing spurt to a 25-24 Three Rivers Conference jayvee girls basketball victory over East Columbus Friday.

The Lady Eagles had grabbed a 10-5 first quarter lead, but the Lady Gators rallied to tie the game 12-12 at halftime. East Columbus built a 21-17 lead at the third quarter break, before the winning East Bladen rally.

Ronkira Lennon fired in 8 points to lead the Lady Eagle scoring. Teammate Aaniyah Jackson finished with 5 points, and Azariah Rhodie followed with 4 points.

Coach Megan Kirby’s Lady Eagles will close out their season Friday at rival West Bladen.

East Columbus  5  7  9  3 – 24
East Bladen      10  2  5  8 – 25

EAST BLADEN (25) – McKenzie Williams, Jamajah Brown, Lavada Jackson 3, Azariah Rhodie 4, Shanell McMillian 2, Mariah Smith 3, Sierra Strickland, Heather Hardin, Aaniyah Jackson 5, Merritt Martin, Ronkira Lennon 8, Joi Kemp, Jayden Willington.

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