Eagles split games with Cambridge

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn’s boys have yet to meet a formidable opponent in the early goings of their 2022 season, outscoring their three opponents 188 – 89.

The Eagles defeated Cambridge Academy at home last Friday with their largest win margin thus far. They outscored the Cougars 72-37 to move to 2-0 in region action.

Senior Lawson Wade led the Eagles with 31 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals and two assists. Landon Caulder added 11 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals and an assist. Drew Spires and Jacob Chaisson each put in nine points. Spires also had a team-high five assists. Spires. Chaisson, Rob Wilson and Miller Stuck had three steals each.

The Eagle girls came up short against the Cougars. The 53-32 loss puts them at 1-1 in region play.

After a slow first quarter, Richard Winn trailed Cambridge by only two points. A big offensive second quarter by the Cougars put them ahead 24 – 11 at halftime.

The Eagles found more offensive footing in the second half but could not overcome the Cougar offense.

Junior Brinson Baker had a team-high 11 points. She also tallied three rebounds, two assists and a steal. Delaney Young added seven points, two assists and a steal. Senior Anna Livermore and junior Meagan Brigman had six rebounds each. Brigman added six points. Freshman Abby Lewis had five points, three assists and two steals.

Both Eagle teams will travel to Oconee Christian Academy in Seneca on Saturday for region games. Richard Winn girls will host Whitmire on Tuesday. The boys will play Our Lady of the Rosary following the girls game.

The Eagles will host their annual post-Christmas holiday tournament on Wednesday, Dec. 28 and Thursday, Dec. 29. The boys are set to play Ragin Prep Christian for the third time in the early season on Wednesday; the girls will play Ben Lippen. Both teams will play Westminster Schools of Augusta on Dec. 29.

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