The Bryant Blue Hornets seventh grade team of Bethel Middle School jumped out to a 7-1 lead in the first quarter and proceeded to forge a 23-14 win over the rival Bryant White Hornets of[more] Bryant Middle School on Monday night.
The Bryant Blue team includes Logan Allen, Gunnar Burks, Blake Carnahan, Drew Carnahan, Drew Castleberry, Daniel Darbonne, Tanner Ezell, Alex Falco, Nic Feeko, Lawson Fincher, Jordan Gentry, Nic Hardin, Devin Howard, Aaron Orender, Jacob Pipken, Grayson Ruple and Ethan Southard.
The Bryant White seventh grade team includes Zach Byars, Jacob Pratt, Jake Price, Chace Henson, Quentin Royal, Jayson Yeargan, Kannon Porter, Alex Shurtleff, Dylan Hurt, Trey Harris, Dagiin Carden, Kameron Guillory, Dylan Singleton, Zach Jackson, Dalton Mount, Jake Scoggins and Chandler Causey.
Bryant Blue improved to 6-2 with the win. Allen led the team in scoring with 8 points. Howard added 6, Ezeel 5 and Gentry 4.
For Bryant White, Scoggins finished with 9 and Harris 4.Blue led 13-6 at the half and 19-10 going into the fourth quarter.
"We did a pretty good job of guarding them, but we still need to a better job of getting over screens defensively,” commented Bryant White coach Heath Long. “Offensively, we are finally starting to play more aggressively rather than being too tentative as we have been some in the past.”
Bryant Blue was set to return to action on Tuesday, at home against Cabot South while Bryant White was set to host The Anthony School of Little Rock on Tuesday.