By the half he had more points than Weston would score all game. Two quarters later Brayden Smith of Quitman had finished with 33 points that set a new single game scoring high for Jackson Parish Junior High teams for the 2021 season and extended Quitman’s perfect record to 12-0. The incredible individual acheivement helped Quitman complete the sweep of the season finale between the two after the Lady Wolverines won the opener 27-10 to move their record to 10-1. Weston falls to 7-8 and 4-8 respectively.
Quitman 61 Weston 19: Any visions Weston had of finsihing the year with a winning record and saddling Quitman with their first loss of the season went by the wayside early as Quitman stormed out to a commanding 12-0 lead after the first quarter. With Smith exploding for 14 second quarter points the lead grew to 30-4 at the half. Abel Leach added eight for Quitman with Kase West chipping in with six. Asher Shultz scored four while Taden Thomas, Landon Boston and Siler Nelson rounded out the scoring with two each. Weston was led by five point from Ty Henderson and four each from Brody Tidwell and Drew Browning. Dawson Clifton and Colton Blundell added a basket with Shane Reed and Marlon Malone both making a free throw to round out the Wolves scoring.
Quitman 27 Weston 9: Quitman stormed out to an 18-2 halftime lead and never looked back to win their tenth contest in eleven outings. Anna Leach led the way with seven and Maggie Guyotte added six. Emma Walker and Hallie Kate Pullig chipped in with four apiece while Kaleigh King, Addison Fenn and Ava Caskey tallied two. Weston, who finished the season with a 4-8 record was led by three points each from Carly Jo Griffin and Carlynn Waters and two from Jodie Buckelew andLivi Otwell.
Photos of the games compliments of Leticia Leach and Morgan Roberts.
Quitman Eighth Graders honored!
It was truly a special season for the 8th graders associated with the Quitman Junior High basketball teams and Cheerleaders. This past week they were treated to a special night in appreciation and recognition of their efforts. The Junior High boys and girls team completed one of the best seasons in school history by winning 22 of the 23 combined games they played with the only loss being by one point.The boys finished with a perfect 12-0 record while the girls were 10-1.
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