Five of the six area Junior High boys and girls basketball teams tamed their Tuesday opponents with Quitman and Saline sweeping their way to a pair of victories over Summerfield and Castor and Weston splitting with Calvin.
Quitman 27 Summerfield 23 – Hayden Seymore ended with 11 points and both Jack Thomas and Joseph Delaney finished with five apiece to lead Quitman to the victory. Eli Jackson pitched in with four and Mathew Odom added a basket to help the Wolverines even up their record to 6-4 on the season.
Weston 26 Calvin 21 – Remy Kennard made all six of his point on a pair of three pointers and Malachi Harris scored four of his team high eight points in the fourth quarter to help Weston pull away from pesky Calvin. Eli Henderson finished with five, Leyton Younse added a first quarter trey, Colton Otwell hit a second quarter basket and both Dawson Griffin and Lukas Bandy hit a free throw for the Wolves.
Saline 41 Castor 32: Elijah Calloway scored 10 of his game high 18 points in the first quarter to help Saline break out to a nine point lead that held up. Rylan Mauthe also reached double figures with 11 to help pace Saline to their fourth win in six contests. Hayden Laborde scored seven, Gavin Bellard added three and Edwarda Quintana chipped in with two.
Quitman 22 Summerfield 8 – The Lady Wolverines held Summerfield scoreless over the first three quarters as they raced to a 20-0 lead with Hallie Kate Pullig leading the offense with nine. Kinsley Ponder scored four, London Burke added three and Brenna Lamkin, Braelyn Patton, and Lily Duck all tallied two as Quitman improved to an area best 9-1 record.
Calvin 32 Weston 20 – With Carlynn Waters scoring the only two points in the first half the Lady Wolves dug to deep a hole to recover in the loss to the visiting Lady Cougars. Seven players would score in the second half for Weston with Teegan Hall leading the way with six and Carly Jo Griffin, Davynee Bearden, Brylee Cuthrell, Keely David, Gracie Gray and Marcela Gonzales all scoring two each.
Saline 37 Castor 23 – no stats of game provided