Eastern 67 Southern Guilford 40â€
Eastern Guilford won the semifinal match up against Southern Guilford 67-40. Eastern led 36-17 at the half and after a little run by Southern they pulled away. Eastern placed four players in double figures with Miranda Jenkins and Kristin Crosby leading the way with 15 points each and up and coming freshmen Kierra Purcel with 14 points off the bench and Amerijah Jamison 11 points. Camile Horne led Southern with 21 points. Eastern now face West Stokes on Friday for the Conference Tournament Championship game. Both teams split during the regular season.
Kristin Crosby: 15 pts, 7 rebs, 1 asst, 1 stl
Miranda Jenkins: 15 pts, 10 assts, 6 rebs, 3 blks, 3 stls
Kierra Purcel: 14 pts, 4 rebs, 2 assts, 2 stls
Amerijah Jamison: 11 pts, 8 rebs, 7 stls
Capricia Small: 8 pts, 8 assts, 6 rebs, 4 stls, 2 blks
April Totten: 4 pts, 2 assts,4 rebs, 4 stls, 1 blk
Alesha Henry: 3 rebs
Priscilla Ojare: DNP
Karimma Jackson: DNP
from Coach William Whitaker:
Eastern Guilford 67, Southern Guilford 40
In the semifinals of the Mid-State 2-A Conference tournament, Eastern Guilford downed Southern Guilford. Miranda Jenkins notched a double-double with 15 points and 10 assists to lead Eastern. Camille Horne of Southern Guilford led all scorers with 21. Eastern advances to Friday night’s championship game at UNCG’s Fleming Gym versus West Stokes. Tip-off is 7:30 p.m.
I have never coached a game were we did not shoot a single free-throw. Eastern only had 3 fouls called on them the entire game and they play man to man defense the entire game! WOW
Southern Guilford — Camille Horne 21, Michelle Caudle 5, Syni Simmons 4, Larissa Young 4, Lindsay Inman 4, Jessica Porter 2.
Eastern Guilford (14-10) — Miranda Jenkins 15, Kristen Crosby 15, Tierra Purcell 14, Amira Jamison 11, Capricia Smalls 8, April Totten 4.