Lady Eagles collect two straight wins

Published 9:11 am Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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LASKER – Northeast Academy’s Lady Eagles collected wins on consecutive nights on their home floor late last week.

On Thursday, Northeast rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit (23-13) to defeat Albemarle School, 44-43.

Hayes Hatcher scored a game-high 25 points to pace the Lady Eagles. Sarah Kate Ricks added nine points. Leah McDermott and Lindsay White each added four points while Gracie Baker chipped in two points.

One night later (Friday), the Lady Eagles rolled to a 25-6 halftime lead en route to a 41-26 win over Hobgood Charter School.

Hatcher again held the hot hand, scoring a game-high 21 points. Ricks (8), Chloe Long (8), White (4), Baker (3), and Sarah Sumner (1) added to the winning effort.

Northeast’s varsity boys were defeated in the Thursday-Friday set of games.

Against Albemarle, the Eagles rallied late, outscoring their guests 17-8 in the fourth quarter, but they came up one point short in a 45-44 loss.

Chance Lassiter (16) and Payton Brinkley (12) both scored in double figures to lead Northeast. Nathan Trevino (5), Judson Smith (3), Dalton Vann (3), and Colby Long (1) added to the NEA scoring.

On Friday vs. Hobgood, the Northeast varsity boys got off to a slow start and never recorded in suffering a 71-21 setback. Lassiter (9), Dalton Vann (4), Smith (3), Dawson Vann (3), and Trevino (2) scored for Northeast.

Northeast collected three wins in the jayvee games on Thursday and Friday.

The jayvee girls defeated Albemarle, 36-11, and then beat Hobgood, 26-20. Arland Davis has 24 points in the Albemarle win and 17 in the victory over Hobgood. Lena Taylor (6) and Sebrina Piland (4) aided in the victory over Albemarle. They scored four points each in the win over Hobgood.

The jayvee boys beat Albemarle, 38-24, as Camden White (16 points). Preston Ordnung (6) and Jake Parks (6) led the way.

On Friday vs. Hobgood, Northeast came out on the short end of a 46-13 finale. Parks scored five points to top the NEA scorebook.