The Community R-VI Middle School girls basketball team has started its season off with seven big wins and a Central Activities Conference (CAC) tournament title.
In the CAC Tournament at the end of October, the Lady Trojans held a 14-5 halftime lead on Cairo before holding on late for a 26-20 victory to win the title.
Sarah Angel had 14 points, both Ivy Hays and Brynna Beamer scored five points, and Jenna Eikel had two points.
Before beating Cairo, Community R-VI jumped out to a 10-0 first quarter lead on the host team in New Franklin and cruised to a 31-15 victory.
“This was our best defensive game this year,” said Community R-VI coach Stacie Carroz as her team held New Franklin to just six first-half points.
In the win, Angel scored 12 points, Beamer added eight points, and Eikel had five points. Madison Bowers, Taylor Johnson, and Hays each scored two points.
In the first round, the Lady Trojans jumped out to a 20-5 halftime lead on Slater before getting the 39-10 win.
In the team’s first CAC game, Eikel had 17 points, Hays scored 10 points, Angel had six points, Brooklynn Glasgow added four points, and Britney Myers scored two points.
In the season opener, the Lady Trojans trailed New Bloomfield at the end of the first quarter 10-9 before rallying for a 29-26 win.
Eikel had 11 points, Hays scored nine points, and Angel had five points. Both Lydia Forbis and Beamer added two points.
After the tournament, the Lady Trojans picked up a 39-13 win over Mark Twain.
Angel led the team’s strong defensive performance with five steals. She also had 18 points.
Eikel added 10 points, Beamer scored seven points, and Bowers had four points.
On November 1, the Lady Trojans led 22-7 at halftime before beating Silex, 36-21.
They outscored a physical Silex team 22-7 in the second quarter.
Hays had all six of her points in the second quarter.
Angel had 12 points, Eikel added nine, Hays scored six, Bowers had five, and both Ava Garnett and Beamer scored two points.
Against Madison on November 5, the Lady Trojans beat the Lady Panthers 25-7.
Angel had six points in the win while Hays had five. Eikel, Beamer, and Bowers each scored four points and Glasgow had two points.