Big second half lifts Weston Junior High boys past Cedar Creek

Weston Junior High beat Cedar Creek 47-25 in the boys game played on Monday in Ruston. The victory earn a split for Weston after the Lady Wolves fell 27-16 in the opener. The victory evened the Wolves season record at 7-7 while the girls fell to 4-7 on the year.

The Wolves exploded for 30 second half points to break open a close game at the half as head coach Jacob Otwell employed wave after wave of five man units that wore the home standing Cougars down. Ten players scored on the night for Weston led by nine each by Cole Otwell and Daniel Williams. Trey Trosclair and Colton Blundell hit three pointers that led to 7 and 5 points respectively while Kason Roberts and Shane Reed added four each. Brody Tidwell chipped in with three with Ty Henderson, Beaux Oliver and Drew Browning adding a basket to round out the scoring. 

In the girls game, Cedar Creek jumped out to a 5-0 lead and never looked back despite a spirited effort by the Lady Wolves who played with great intensity but had trouble scoring, especially in the second half. Weston played Cedar Creek even the rest of the first half to trail at the break by only 17-12 and limted Cedar Creek to just 10 second half points but managed to scored just two in each of the third and fourth quarters. JaKayla Fourd led Weston with 6 points followed by Carlynn Waters and Carly Griffin who scored four each. Livi Otwell added two. 

Weston Jr. High girls 6 6 2 2 16
Cedar Creek 11 6 6 4 27
WJH scoring: Fourd 6, Griffin 4, Waters 4, Otwell 2

Weston Jr. High boys 10 7 14 16 47
Cedar Creek 7 6 8 4 25
WJH scoring: Otwell 9, Williams 9, Trosclair 7, Blundell 5, Roberts 4, Reed 4, Tidwell 3, Henderson 2, Oliver 2, Browniing 2


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