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Ashley Lady Eagles make it to 3rd Round of the State Tournament before losing to MIllbrook

• 2/24 – Ashley 51 Clayton 38 – The Eagles got off to a slow start in this game and found themselves 2-points behind in front of a home audience by the end of the 1st quarter. However the ladies got things together by halftime after outscoring Clayton 13-8 in the 2nd quarter, which gave them a 27-24 lead. After halftime the Eagles stepped up the defense and held Clayton to just 5-points, while the offense picked up 11 bringing their lead up to 38-29. In the final quarter the Eagles continued to pull away from Clayton outscoring them again 13-9 this time to take the win 51-38, HIGHLIGHTS:  Chyna Cotton 18-points, shooting 605 from the field, 17 rebounds, and 2 assists, Felecity Havens 11-points, 5 rebounds,3 assists, and 7 steals;Morgan Davis 13-points shooting 66.7% from the field, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and a pair of blocks; Kaili Rich 4-points, 5 rebounds; Brittany Butts 2-points, 2 steals, 4 rebounds; Taylor Butts 2-points, 1 assist and 3 rebounds; and Penka Heusinkveld 1 point and 1 assist.
• 2/26 – 2nd Round of the State Playoffs - Ashley 47 Jack Britt 39 – The Ladies were able to breakout to a early lead against visiting Jack Britt 11-6 after the 1st quarter in the 2nd Round of the State Playoffs this past Wednesday. The Eagles continued to play tough defense allowing jack Britt just 8-points in the 2nd quarter giving them a 11-point lead by halftime 25-14. After halftime neither team was able to make any ground after a 9-9 3rd quarter. Jack Britt never gave up and even cut the lead to single digits before the final buzzer ended the game. The Eagles won by a final score of 47-39. HIGHLIGHTS: Felecity Havens 30-points, 12 for 16 from the free throw line, 2 rebounds and 2 assists; Morgan Davis 7-points, 4 steals, 1 assist and 12 rebounds; Chyna Cotton 6-points, 4 blocks, 4 steals, a assists, and 12 rebounds; Kaili Rich 2-points, 1 steal, and 2 rebounds; Brittany Butts 2-points, 1 steal and 1 rebound; Taylor Butts a rebound; Penka Heusinkveld 2 reboundsl and Carly Higgins 1 steal and 1 reboun.
• 2/28 – 3rd Round of the State Playoffs - Ashley 48 Millbrook 53 – Despite outscoring Millbrook in 3 of 4 quarters in this game they still came up short. The Eagles were able to take a slight 2-point lead after the 1st quarter 12-10 and after another close 13-12 2nd quarter the Ladies were clinging to a 3-point lead 25-22. After halftime the ladies had there 1 quarter they wish they could get back. Millbrook was able to outscore the Eagles 15-6 in the 3rd quarter giving them the lead 37-31. In the final quarter the ladies hope for a come back was fought off by a tough Millbrook team and after a 17-16 4th quarter Millbrook won by afinal score of 53-48. HIGHLIGHTS: Felecity Havens 25-points, 10 for 13 from the free throw line; Chyna Cotton 14-points, 2 free throws; Morgan Davis 5-points, and Taylor Butts had 4.