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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Purdy downs East Newton

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Getting to the rim. Purdy's Devon Bennett scores 2 points during the Eagles' 68-54 victory over East Newton on Friday. Bennett finished the contest with 14 points. [Photo by Stacy Stevenson]
The Purdy Eagle basketball team improved to 3-2 on the young season with a 68-54 victory over East Newton Friday night.

Purdy built a 16-13 lead after one quarter of play. The Eagles continued the momentum in the second period as Purdy outscored the Patriots 16-9 to lead 32-22 at halftime.

Drew Williams led the Eagles in scoring with 16 points. Devon Bennett recorded 14 points. Alex Haworth tallied 10 points. Cody Hall and Garen Nelson added 9 points apiece. Brent Cornman and Cameron Terry recorded 4 points each, and Glen Scott finished with 2 points.

Purdy will be in action on Tuesday hosting Southwest. The game is set to start at 6 p.m.

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