Strong Second Half Leads East Hamilton Past Franklin County, 58-40

Hayes Scores 19 Of Lady Canes' 33 Second-Half Points

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - by special to The Chattanoogan.com

East Hamilton’s Lady Hurricanes broke away from a 25-all tie at halftime with Franklin County on Tuesday as Madison Hayes scored 13 of her game-high 27 points in the third quarter of a 58-40 non-district victory in Winchester.

The Lady Canes (3-0) have won their first three games by an average of 13 points and Hayes has scored 84 points and averaged 28 points in the team’s fast start.

She had eight points at the half and put up 19 points after intermission. The highly recruited junior went 8 for 8 from the free throw line and East Hamilton was a combined 16 of 22.

The Lady Canes outscored the Lady Rebels, 33-15, in the second half and Eliziah Laboo finished with 11 points.

Franklin County (0-1) was led by Ashtin Holman’s 10 points. Laila Blackwell, Marissa Douglass and Macy Pittenger each connected on two 3-pointers and the Lady Rebels collectively hit eight. Franklin was 9 for 18 from the line and Holman was 6 for 7.

The East Hamilton boys (3-1) got 23 points, eight rebounds and seven steals from Jamaal Walker in beating Franklin County, 87-59. Cam Montgomery added 19 points, Morrell Schramm 13 and Marcus Long 11. 

East Hamilton next plays at Notre Dame on Nov. 26.

Scoring Summary

East Hamilton                                 14 11 20 13 – 58

Franklin County                              11 14 11 4 – 40

East Hamilton (58) – Evans 8, Seder, Copeland 2, Madison Hayes 27, McKenna Hayes 7, Johnson, Petitt 3, Sue, Eliziah Laboo 11.

Franklin County (40) – Blackwell 6, Ashtin Holman 10, Taylor 5, Douglass 6, Dedrick 2, Pittenger 6, Glass 4, Smith, Wolkonowski 1.

3-Point Goals – East Hamilton 6 (Evans 2, Mc. Hayes 2, Ma. Hayes 1, Petitt 1), Franklin County 8 (Blackwell 2, Douglass 2, Pittenger 2, Taylor 1, Dedrick 2) .

(Contact Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com and on Twitter @larryfleming44)




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