Clay City eighth grader Lindy Jones scored 18 points in a win over the Eagles.
The eighth grade Clay City girls basketball team opened up their offense on Thursday night to pick up a 43-22 win over South Putnam.
The Eels jumped on the Eagles right off the bat by taking a 16-4 advantage after just one quarter as Lindy Jones scored eight of her 18 points in the period. Both Kelley McCullough and Shelby Targett each added three points in the opening quarter.
From that point the Eels cruised to the win as Targett tallied 10 in the game and McCullough contributed nine points for Clay City. Sloan Miller added four and LaKyla Cook chipped in with two.
The seventh grade team rallied from a 17-12 deficit after three quarters but fell just short in a 23-21 loss.
LaKyla Cook scored six points in the game with Lindsey Hughbanks adding five and both Breanna Wiley and Ashley Seymour adding three. Chantel Narlock and Kaley Bryan tallied two points apiece.
Up next for the Eels is a trip to Eastern today for the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference tournament beginning at 10:30 a.m.
North Clay 7th grade downs Panthers
The seventh grade North Clay girls hammered Riverton Parke on Thursday evening by a 44-8 score.
Lauren Webster paced the Knights with her 12 point effort with Chelsey Sampson adding seven points and topping the squad with nine boards. Both Raven Enders and Ashley Ball teamed to put the clamps on the Panthers' key offensive threats and added six points apiece for the Knights.
Anna Pinkston contributed four points and four assists for North Clay who got a balanced offensive attack. The Knights had four other players with two points each.
Up next for the Knights will be a home contest against South Putnam Monday night at 6 p.m.