East Henderson girls top Polk basketball team to maintain unbeaten start

Published 8:00 am Friday, November 30, 2018

East Henderson raced to a 33-11 halftime lead and went on Wednesday to defeat Polk County 59-29 in a nonconference girls basketball matchup in Flat Rock.

The Eagles (3-0) led 12-3 at the end of the first period, but fashioned a 21-8 run in the second to build the bulge at the intermission.

The senior-laden Eagles have won their first three games by an average margin of 25 points. Drew McMillian led East with 17 points and scored the 1,000th point of her career during the game.

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Marissa Twitty had six points to lead Polk County (1-2), with Kristen Hall, Olivia Overholt, Emmie McDowell, Ansley Lynch and Jen Guerrero each scoring three.

Rachael Davis and Mariah Overholt each had two points and Tori Thompson added one for the Wolverines, who will return to action on Tuesday, hosting Cherryville.

– Submitted by PolkSports.com