Lady Eagles fall to Oliver Springs
The Seymour Eagles’ boy’s basketball team took on a tough Halls Red Devils on Friday in the Kessler’s Thanksgiving Classic at Heritage. Seymour had to fight hard to come out on top after Halls stayed with the team for the first three quarters of the game.
Seymour’s Chris Slay had a great game scoring a game-high 21 points, including two 3 pointers. Josh Harmon was deadly from the 3-point mark swooshing thee times from the outside line and ending the game with 15 points.
Cameron Sharp led Halls with 13 points and Travis Borum had 12 for the Red Devils.
Seymour was able to build a lead by halftime 36-33, by scoring 18 points each in the first two quarters, but Halls tightened the game up in the third by outscoring the Eagles 12-9, and had tied the game by the end of the quarter.
The fourth quarter would be the decider as the Eagles went on an 18-12 scoring spree and took the game by six at the end, 63-57.
Both teams had plenty of chances at the foul line, but Halls faltered with only 13 of 26 from the line.
The Seymour girls weren’t so lucky as they fell to Oliver Springs Friday 58-56, despite some great scoring by the Lady Eagles. Brittany Mikels scored 26 points in the losing effort and Keely Moore netted 16 points.
Jessie Hackworth of Oliver Springs was able to match Mikels scoring and Katie Davis came home with 13 points by the end of the game.
Both teams went back and forth with Oliver Springs leading at the intermission 34-27, with Seymour coming back in the third to take a 45-44 lead going into the final quarter. The Lady Eagles couldn’t keep pace and Oliver Springs outscored the girls in the final quarter 14-11, making the final score 58-56.