Lady Eagles cruise into the holidays with a victory

Published 8:59 pm Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Porter’s Chapel Academy Lady Eagles had no trouble finishing 2022 a winner.

Tiara Sims made four 3-pointers and scored 20 of her game-high 33 points in the second half as Porter’s Chapel defeated Tri-County Academy 59-24 in a girls’ basketball game Tuesday.

Anjel Walton added 17 points, five rebounds and four steals for the Lady Eagles (5-5). Hannah Henderson had six points and six rebounds, and Sophie Masterson finished with three points and seven rebounds.

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Sims scored 10 points in the second quarter as well, as PCA built a 28-10 lead by halftime.

Lake Milner led Tri-County with six points.

PCA played its final game before the holiday break. It won’t return to the court until Jan. 3, at Delta Streets.

Tri-County 76, Porter’s Chapel 63
Walker Wasson and Jacob Clearman scored 16 points apiece, and Tri-County used a big third quarter to pull away from Porter’s Chapel in Tuesday’s boys’ game.

Clearman and Noah Brown each drained a pair of 3-pointers druing the third quarter, when Tri-County extended a seven-point lead to 13.

Ty Mack led PCA (6-4) with 28 points on 10-of-18 shooting, and also had six rebounds. Taylor LaBarre added 14 points, while Noah Porter totaled 11 points, five rebounds and five assists.

PCA was 22-for-48 from the field overall, but just 4-for-12 from 3-point range and 15-for-29 at the free throw line.