Rhea Middle Sweeps Spring City Basketball

Rhea Middle opened 2019 with wins by Eagles and Lady Eagles over visiting Spring City.(Photo:GaryBolden/RheaReview)

Rhea Middle Wins Boys and Girls Games at Home

January 2019

Evensville, TN — Rhea Middle School basketball opened 2019 with wins over Spring City on January 5, 2019. Rhea Middle girls won 38-20 and boys won 44-21.

In girls game, Lady Eagles earned 14-7 lead in first quarter behind Hayla Patton’s three long range makes. In the third quarter the Lady Eagles pushed their lead to 30-10 before Lady Bulldogs cut the final margin to 38-20. Scoring for Lady Eagles were Hayla Paton 16, Emma Reeves 8, Lainey Fitzgerald, Hannah Pankey 2, Gracie Smith 2 and Morgan Lewis 2.

The Eagles took a 11-6 first quarter lead and pushed it to 26-9 at the halftime juncture. Eagles pushed the lead to 36-13 after three quarters before ending game with 44-21 win. Scoring for Eagles were: Kaleb Martin 15, Ian Barley 11, Alex Housley 7, Mihki Wilkerson 4, Briley Mulberry 4, Sean Norman 2 and Blake Wheat 1.

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