FAIRMONT – Fairmont defeated East Bladen 26-16 Friday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee girls basketball action.
Shanell McMillian fired in a 3-point basket and another basket to keep the Lady Eagles within 10-5 in the first quarter. LaKendra Jones tossed in a second quarter basket for East Bladen.
Fairmont stretched their lead to 22-13 in the third period. Jones, McMillian and Lily Lin threw in baskets for the Lady Eagles in the quarter. Lavada Jackson tallied a final period basket for East Bladen, and McMillian tossed in a free throw.
McMillian topped the Lady Eagle scoring with 8 points, and Jones totaled 4 points.
East Bladen will visit St. Pauls Tuesday.
EAST BLADEN (16) – Lavada Jackson 2, Ja’Majah Brown, Lily Lin 2, Shanell McMillian 8, Heaven Baldwin, Sierra Strickland, Aaniyah Jackson, Sara Gargala, Carlie West, LaKendra Jones 4.