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New Albany 60 Lafayette 25
The Bulldogs gave new meaning to the saying kick them while they're down, as New Albany easily handled the winless Commodores of Lafayette, 60-25 Monday night.
New Albany opened the game strong, and held the 'Dores scoreless in the first frame, while piling on 15 points, led by Malcolm Spears' two three pointers.
Spears opened the second with another three, and Lafayette scored their first basket at the 5:10 mark in the second, as a field goal by Demarius Madkins made it 19-3.
The Bulldogs took a 21-point lead into the half, and continued to roll in the third, as a basket by Adrian Gamble gave New Albany a 30-point lead, 48-18 with 1:35 left in the quarter.
New Albany slowed the pace of the game in the fourth, and improved to 4-5 on the year with the win.
Spears led the Dawgs with 22, including four three-pointers. Gamble added 19 for New Albany, while Ladelle Fohdren had 9 to lead the Commodores.
New Albany will enter division play this Friday as they host Tishomingo County.
East Union 64 Falkner 48
The Urchins picked up another win Tuesday night, defeating Falkner 64-48.
East Union opened with a 13-6 advantage after the first quarter, then added another 17 in the second to take a 30-19 lead to the half.
Gareth Pannell led the scoring attack for East Union with 18, while Matthew Carter and Ethan Roaton each added 16. The Urchins outscored Falkner 34-29 in the second half to hold on for their seventh win of the year.
The Urchins will travel to Baldwyn Friday night in their next contest.
Myrtle 64 Falkner 48
Jamel Judon scored 21, while Justin Jordan added 14 as Myrtle easily downed Ashland 86-64 Tuesday night.
The Hawks built an early 25-9 lead after one, and continued their scoring attack into the second, piling on another 26 to take a 51-23 lead to the half.
Ashland would have their biggest scoring in the fourth, as they had 26 in the final frame to cut Myrtle's lead to within 20.
Darius Parker led Ashland with 13, while Jamarious Poplar added 11 and Ted Parker scored 10. David Wilson also scored in double figures for the Hawks with 13.
Myrtle will be on the road for a big contest versus the 4A Chargers of Oxford on Friday.