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Lady Eagles remain undefeated with win over CHESS

by Tyler Lennon

The Como-Pickton Lady Eagles hosted CHESS Monday, looking to add to the impressive start to their season. After winning their first seven games, the Lady Eagles entered the game with a ton of momentum.

The game started with a low scoring opening quarter, with neither team finding a ton of offense. Despite the lack of scoring, Como-Pickton played great defense, taking a 9-5 lead at the end of the first frame.

The scoring started to open up a bit more in the second quarter, while the Lady Eagles continued to play great defense. They were able to create a ton of separation, outscoring CHESS by nine points in the quarter, to widen their lead to 21-8 at the end of the first half.

Como-Pickton carried their momentum into the second half, as they came out of the locker room with their best quarter of the night. Both in terms of points scored and how much they outscored their opponent, the Lady Eagles were able to add another 10 points to their lead. 

With things all but decided before the final frame began, the Lady Eagles never took their foot off the gas. Como-Pickton once again outscored CHESS in the final quarter, wining the game by a final score of 47-18.

Kara Tifft led the way for the Lady Eagles, scoring 12 points and pulling in five rebounds. Just behind her, also in double-digits was Addi Monk. Monk had 11 points and grabbed a game-high seven rebounds, also dishing out one assist.

Mattison Buster also had a strong game for Como-Pickton, scoring seven points and finishing with six boards. Cali Morris and Chelsey Osborne were right behind her with six points each. Morris had five assists and three steals, while Osborne had six rebounds.

Maggie Brown and Annie Franklin each had five points, while Brown also had three steals and two boards. Rhayne Thomas had a strong contribution as well, finishing with four points and three rebounds.

The Lady Eagles were back in action Tuesday, with a road game against Rivercrest. With an 8-0 record, Como-Pickton will be looking to keep their undefeated season alive. Coverage of the game will be published on Front Porch News.

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