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Basketball Teams Win on Senior Day

2/27/2011

Senior day could not have been any sweeter as the Lady Eagles and Eagles basketball teams defeated Harris-Stowe State University in AMC play.

Lady Eagles 84  Harris Stowe 74

Four Lady Eagles scored in double figures as they defeated Harris-Stowe 84-74. The Lady Eagles are now 20-9 on the season.

Senior guard Courtney Sublett scored 17 points. Courtney was recognized before the game for her career accomplishments as a Lady Eagle. She has played in three seasons for the Lady Eagles scoring over 1,000 career points. She is from Highland, Arkansas and is the daughter of Dennis & Leigh Ann Sublett of Highland.

Junior Kayla Tyus scored 21 points to improve her season average to 13 points per game. Jessica Shephard scored 12, Becky Caldwell scored 12, and Olivia Orff scored 11.

With the victory, the Lady Eagles will travel to Park University Wednesday, March 2 for the American Midwest Conference tournament. Tip off is set for 7:00 p.m.

Eagles 58  Harris-Stowe 55

Brock Johnston's tip in with ten seconds left in the game secured the 58-55 victory for the Eagles. With the victory the Eagles move to 11-16 on the season and sixth place in the American Midwest Conference.

Before the game seniors Marcus Massey (Bernie, Missouri) and Alan Williams (Paragould, Arkansas) were recognized. Massey who eclipsed the 1,000 career mark this season has played in 113 games for the Eagles. Alan Williams is a two year player for the Eagles and has played in 56 games during his career. Marcus is the son of James & Anneta Massey of Bernie. Alan is the son of Alan & Lana Williams of Paragould.

Kyle Harvey led the way for the Eagles scoring 18 points. Marcus Massey chipped in 12 and freshman Brock Johnston added 9.

With the victory the Eagles captured sixth place in the AMC. The Eagles will travel to Park University Thursday, March 3rd. Tip off is set for 7:00 p.m.

More information on the AMC tournament can be found here.

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