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Purdy sweeps two from McAuley

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Scoop and score. Garen Nelson scores 2 points for Purdy during the Eagles' 75-55 victory over McAuley Tuesday night. [Photo by Stacy Stevenson]
The Purdy Eagles and Lady Eagles basketball teams each cruised to easy victories over visiting McAuley Tuesday night.

The Eagles won the night cap 75-55, jumping out to a 25-14 lead after one quarter of play. Purdy increased the lead to 41-25 in the second period and 58-39 after three quarters.

Drew Williams led Purdy in scoring with 14 points.

Also scoring for the Eagles were: Cody Hall, 12 points; Alex Haworth and Cameron Terry, 10 points each; Garen Nelson, 9 points; Glenn Scott, 8 points; Devon Bennett, 5 points; Austin Hancock, 4 points; Josh Antle, 2 points; and Brent Cornman, 1 point.

The Eagles will entertain East Newton on Friday. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.

Purdy girls

The Purdy Lady Eagles shelled the McAuley Lady Warriors 72-13 Tuesday night to improve to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in Ozarks 7 Conference play.

"We play with great passion and effort tonight," said Purdy coach Grant Young. "We had nine players score and that only happens when you share the ball."

Purdy led 37-3 at halftime and 57-11 after three quarters of play.

Addy Roller paced Purdy with 22 points. Mattie White chipped in 18 points. Billie House recorded 9 points. Katie Hughes added 6 points. Taylor Moller finished with 5 points. Jayse Henderson and Kristyn Cornman contributed 4 points each, and Rachael Neill and Kat Hughes tallied 2 points apiece.

The Lady Eagles travel to Miller on Thursday. Game time is set for 6 p.m.

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