Eagle boys, girls fly past Worth County
Flourishing at both ends of the floor most of the night, Jefferson powered past Worth County for a 72-44 win Tuesday night in Grant City.
The Eagles produced between 18 and 22 points in each of the first three quarters and ended the third up 59-30.
Jefferson hit seven, 3-pointers on the night, four by Jordan McCrary and three from Zach Jermain.
McCrary led all scorers with 18 points and Jermain finished with 13. Blake Meyer also hit double-figures with 10. Kyler Farnan provided nine points, Tyler Merrigan had seven and Alex Deen scored six.
Bryce Ross and Brevyn Ross each scored 11 to lead Worth County.
Jefferson (5-4) hosts Stanberry Thursday night.
After an even first quarter, Jefferson outscored Worth County in each of the last three to deliver a 51-35 win Tuesday night in Grant City.
In the second quarter, the Lady Eagles (5-4) forged a 24-18 halftime lead, doubled it in the third quarter and put the game out of reach in the fourth.
Jefferson averaged 14 points from the second quarter on after scoring nine in the first. Three Eagles landed in double-figures.
Jill Henry led the way with 14 points. Shanna Welch finished with 12 points and Sarah Kemper had 11 with two, 3-pointers.
Kaitlyn Davidson headed up Worth County with 12 points and Kacey Smyser finished with 10. Worth County made only one three-pointer.
The Lady Eagles host Stanberry Thursday night.