After suffering through having to play several games with a limited roster, the Weston Junior High girls celebrated being back at full strength by smashing Simsboro 23-8 in the opening round of the Choudrant Tourney. The victory improved the junior Lady Wolves to 2-6 on the year.
With Carlynn Waters scoring six points and Carly Jo Griffin, Brooklyn Slaughter and Baylle Brown adding a basket each the junior girls took a 12-6 first quarter lead. Then the Weston defense took over as they limited Simsboro to just two points the rest way. Waters and Griffin led the Lady Wolves with 8 points each followed by 4 from Brown, 2 from Slaughter and a free throw from Davynee Bearden.
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Weston Jr. Boys drop 2OT Thriller
Weston Junior High saw their spirited rally come up just short when Claiborne Christian made a three pointer for their only basket of the second overtime to sneak away with 33-32 victory in double overtime. Down by a 9-2 margin after the first period, the Wolves rode the hot hand of Brody Tidwell to fight back to tie the game at 25-25 at the end of regulation. Both teams scored three in the first extra frame. Tiidwell was basically unstoppable as he torched Claiborne Christian for a season high 21 points. David Michael Gandy added six, Aiden Phares and Aiden Dowd pitched in with a basket each and Ty Henderson hit a clutch free throw in the first OT to round out theWolves scoring. Claiborne Christian was led by Cooper with 21 points on the strength of four of the seven three pointers made by the Crusaders.
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