04/16/2024
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CLARKTON — Ellen Battle scored 15 of her game-high 17 points in the first half as Elizabethtown rolled to a 38-5 victory against Clarkton School of Discovery on Wednesday in a Waccamaw Conference middle school girls basketball game.

Battle scored nine points in the first quarter as Elizabethtown raced to a 14-2 lead at the end of the first quarter. Hailey Taylor made a pair of free throws for Clarkton’s points.

Battle and Morgan Hammon scored all 10 of Elizabethtown’s points in the second quarter as Cougars opened a 24-5 halftime lead. Taylor had a basket and Zoey Barger had a free throw for the Blue Devils.

Elizabethtown outscored Clarkton 10-0 in the second half.

Both teams will participate in the Bladen County tournament next Tuesday at Bladenboro Middle School. Elizabethtown (9-2) will play Bladenboro and Clarkton (2-8) will play Tar Heel.

Elizabethtown  14  10  4  6 — 34
Clarkton               2    3  0  0 —   5

Elizabethtown (34) — Sana’a Singletary 6, Ellen Battle 17, Morgan Hammon 7, Zariyahh Riddy 2, Racquel Whittington, Ny’asia Lyles, Kaitlyn Chambers 2, Alexandra Riveria, Gabbi West, Shamairrha McEachin.

Clarkton (5) — Zoey Barger 1, Shayla Bowens, Tiekera Tisdale, Hailey Taylor 4, Rahnyia McLean, Kynzlee Woods, Trinity Davis, Martia Jackson, Sky Johnson, Khloey Smith, Aliah Jacobs, Cameron Wood.

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