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Eaglettes pull away for Senior Night win

Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at 9:13 pm

Post Photo by Gary Johnson Three Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes were honored on Senior Night on Tuesday. Pictured, from left, Sammie Brown, Lilly Brown and Paige Blackburn.

Sports Writer
SHELBYVILLE — After a close first quarter, Shelbyville Central’s Golden Eaglettes pulled away to claim a commanding 46-30 win over visiting Spring Hill (10-16, 2-7) in a District 9-4A matchup on Tuesday evening.
It was Senior Night as Golden Eaglette seniors Paige Blackburn, Sammie Brown and Lilly Brown were honored after the game.
After battling to a 9-9 tie at the end of the opening frame, Shelbyville Central (14-10, 3-6) outscored Spring Hill 37-21 over the final three quarters, posting a 25-13 advantage at the intermission and 40-22 lead going into the fourth stanza.
Lilly Brown scored a game-high 15 points to pace the Golden Eagtlettes in scoring followed by Paige Blackburn with 13, including three 3-pointers. Morgan Pridmore added nine.
Spring Hill’s Alayzia Harrison pitched in 14 points followed by Jz Brashear with 11.
Shelbyville closes the regular season on Friday at Columbia.

Spring Hill                9     4     9   8 — 30
Shelbyville Central   9   16   15   6 — 46

Spring Hill: Alayzia Harrison 14, Jz Brashear 11, Meme Goodman 5.
Shelbyville Central: Lilly Brown 15, Paige Blackburn 13, Morgan Pridmore 9, Sammie Brown 6, Yasmine McFarland 3.
3-Point goals: Shelbyville Central (5): Blackburn 3, S. Brown 2; Spring Hill (4): Harrison 2, Brashear 2.
Halftime score: Shelbyville Central 25, Spring Hill 13.