River Mill 57 – Eastern Alamance 54
In an exciting Alamance County match-up, 1-A River Mill defeated 3-A Eastern Alamance by the score of 57-54.
The Eastern Eagles jumped to a 13-8 lead by the end of the 1st period, only to watch the Lady Jaguars storm back to take a 27-21 lead at the half. The momentum slowly began to shift in Eastern’s favor in the second half. The Eagles were able to re-capture the lead, early in the fourth quarter. The thrilling finish featured several lead changes. Down by one point with 11 seconds remaining, River Mill was fouled on an inbound play. The Jaguars converted both free throws to take a one point lead. They subsequently captured a steal and hit two more foul shots, to determine the margin of victory.
E. Alamance (17-2) 13 8 17 16 = 54
River Mill (24-1) 10 17 14 16 = 57