In their last game at home, Rhea Middle Lady Eagles sent their 8th graders off with a win.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
I’m really excited for them and their future. I can’t say enough about the development of them as players. More importantly, I can’t say enough about the development of their character.
Coach Tony Williams – Rhea Middle Ladies
Rhea Middle Lady Eagles edged ahead early by scoring from L. Garrison (2 pts) and H. DeArman (4 pts), but allowed the Lady Chargers from Chattanooga Christian to tie the game at 6 at the close of the 1st quarter. Rhea Middle Lady Eagles go on a 6 pt run to start the 2nd quarter and never looked back. Rhea ladies take a 16-11 lead to the locker room at the half.
It was all Yuri Lopez of Rhea Middle in the 3rd quarter, scoring 6 of her 8 points for the day. Rhea Middle’s M. Hampton scored 5 points in the 4th to seal the 35-20 win for the Lady Eagles.
Rhea Middle Lady Eagles Scoring
- H. DeArman – 13 points
- Y. Lopez – 8 points
- M. Hampton – 7 points
- L. Garrison – 4 points
- M. Martin – 2 points
- A. Cameron – 1 point
Coach’s Corner with Coach Tony Williams
Coach Herd says, “I’m really excited for them and their future. I can’t say enough about the development of them as players. More importantly, I can’t say enough about the development of their character. They’re all wonderful girls with very supportive families. As a coach you can’t say enough about having families that are very supportive and very sports-minded people.”