Oakridge Middle School eighth-grade Lady Golden Eagles win 39-28

January 17, 2014 

Basketball

• The seventh-grade Oakridge Middle School girls team lost Jan. 13 to undefeated Banks Trail, 32-13. The team struggled to make shots and had a hard time containing the league’s best player. Leading the way for the Golden Eagles were: Tiffany Domingue, 6 points, 2 rebounds, 5 steals; Tiona Walls, 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 steals; Megan Baiey, 2 points, 2 steals; Madison McMullan, 2 points, 2 rebounds; Shia Jones, 1 point, 2 rebounds, 1 steal; Sarah King, 3 rebounds; Taylor Blake, 1 rebound; and Emma Johnson, 1 assist.

• The seventh-grade OMS boys team lost Jan. 13 to Banks Trail. The Golden Eagles played hard, but turnovers continue to plague the team. OMS was led by Heze Massey with 9 points and 4 rebounds; Chad Bradshaw, 4 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals; James Linn, 4 points, 5 rebounds; Jackson Zinser, free throw.

• On Jan. 13, the eighth-grade OMS girls team beat Banks Trail 39-28. The Lady Golden Eagles started off slow but were kept in the game by Megan Hanson, who scored 7 points in the first half. OMS trailed at the half by 3 points. The girls ramped up their defensive intensity in the second half going on a 12-2 run to take the lead by 7 points at end of the third quarter. Oakridge continued their solid defensive play in the final stanza to take home victory. Leading the way for the Lady Golden Eagles were: Megan Hanson, 11 points, 5 rebounds; Brenna Allen, 10 points, 8 rebounds; Amber Lipscomb, 8 points, 6 rebounds, 7 steals; Madison Lybrand, 8 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals; J’menii Isaac, 4 rebounds, 8 steals, and tremendous defense all game long.

• The eighth-grade OMS boys team lost Jan. 13 to an Banks Trail, 37-23. The Golden Eagles played well in spurts, especially in the fourth quarter, but it was tough to overcome all the turnovers. Contributing for Oakridge were: Luke Darling, 7 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists; Alex Raine, 6 points, 2 rebounds; Kendall Strout, 3 points, 6 rebounds; Austin Gunnels, 3 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals; Jonathan Harris, 2 points; David Saleeba, 2 points.

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