Boyd-Buchanan 8th Grade Girls Win ISC Championship

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Boyd-Buchanan’s Lady Bucs defeated Silverdale Baptist Academy Friday in the Middle School ISC Championship at St. Jude.  Coached by Cheryl Mynatt and Trish Nason, BBS lost a game earlier in the season to Silverdale.  They came back to beat them in their second regular-season match-up and again, 37-29, in the ISC Championship.

 

Boyd-Buchanan players selected to the all-conference team; Logan Highfield, Christina Amos, Kensley Parker, and Chandler Hiland.

  Highfield and Hiland were co-MVP’s.

 

Logan Highfield said, “I’m really proud of my team.  We came together this season and are like family.  After losing to Silverdale in the beginning of the season, I was glad we came back and ended up winning.”


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