Eagle boys split games in season openers, girls pick up first win

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn opened regular season play at home on Nov. 23 against Ragin Prep.

Up 20-0 after one quarter of play, the Eagles flexed their early-season muscles and extended the lead to 46-6 at the half and went on to take a 69-9 final win. 

Landon Caulder looks to pass under Ragin Prep pressure. | Millie Lambert

Sophomore Drew Spires led scorers with 23 points. Ethan Steward added 8. Juniors Rob Wilson and Lawson Wade each had 7. Wilson had 7 steals and junior Landon Caulder had 9 rebounds.

The Eagles found a more formidable opponent on Monday at Whitmire High School.

Richard Winn led 29-25 at halftime, but Whitmire’s 19-8 third quarter put them on top, where they remained for a 57-50 final, giving the Eagles their first loss of the season.

Wade led scorers with 23 points. Caulder added 9 and Spires tallied 8. Spires had 12 rebounds and Wade added 8 rebounds, 4 assists and a steal.

The Lady Eagles defeated Whitmire 37-18 in the team’s first outing under new head coach Emily McElveen.

Sophomore Brinson Baker led scorers with 14 points, followed by eighth grader Abby Lewis with 7 and senior Mikaela Miller with 6.

The Eagles return only one senior to each varsity team, Edward Clement and Mikaela Miller.

Richard Winn will host Lake Pointe Academy on Friday.

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