Times Staff Report
North Clay's eighth-grade basketball teams earned wins over visiting Greencastle on Thursday night as the 'A' team won 58-37 and the 'B' team was a 24-20 victor.
The 'A' team blew open the game in the first half, posting a 31-11 advantage before the half and was led by a balanced scoring effort. Ethan Whitson tallied 14 points and both Tyler Rector and Mark Underwood added nine each. Daniel Kimball added in eight with Tanner Wilson posting seven, Nate Newton had six, both Connor Ganly and Kelly Hawkins had two and Ian Heffner had one.
In the 'B' game, Zach Moore had nine to lead the team followed by four points each from Kyle Moore and Bo Stewart. Kelly Hawkins added three, Jason Sampson had two along with Colton Burgess.
The 'A' team improves to 9-2 overall and travels to North Central on Monday and hosts Sullivan on Wednesday.