Girls Varsity Basketball · Eastern defeats Lady Mustangs 68 – 42

42 New Washington High School
68 Eastern High School - Pekin
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42 68
1 14   17
2 9   11
3 1   14
4 18   26

The Musketeers opened the first quarter by scoring 4 threes and a pair of field goals. After scoring a free throw the Lady Musketeers were up 17 -14. Shooting cooled of a little in the second. The Musketeers were able to add another three, but Lilly Crumpton started to dominate the paint by scoring three field goals. Halftime score was 28 – 23.

The second half was all Musketeers. Sill hit two three’s, Patton and Claywell each added one and Crumpton scored at the rim. The ladies saved their best for the last quarter. They put up 26 points in the fourth. 2 of 4 from three, 6 of 7 in the paint and 8 of 9 from the line.

Leading scorers were Sill with 20, Patton with 13, Crumpton with 12, Claywell with 9, and Graves with 7. The ladies have a few days off and will be back in action Friday, December 27 at the Vincennes Rivet holiday tourney.