Claire Obst looks to make a pass to an open teammate in the game’s second half on Jan. 8. The senior girls Aces came out of the game against the Caroline Cougars 60-50 victory. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Eckville Aces senior girls win, boys lose in doubleheader

The senior girls and boys basketball teams played the Caroline Cougars on Jan. 8.

The Eckville Aces senior basketball teams played in a doubleheader against the Caroline Cougars on Jan. 8.

The senior girls took the first tip-off against the Cougars and pulled ahead in the first quarter 14-9.

The Aces and Cougars played a close game, but at the final buzzer the senior girls Aces came out on top with a 60-50 victory.

Top scorer of the game for the Aces was Madison Smith.

The senior boys Aces saw a different outcome from the Tuesday night doubleheader.

The Aces lost their second home game of the season with a score of 55-39 to the Caroline Cougars.

Dekker Gillett was the top scorer for the senior boys Aces on Jan. 8.

Both the senior girls and boys Aces will hit the road for their next game to take on Delburne on Jan. 10.

The Aces will return to home court on Jan. 15 when the senior teams take on CACHS.

 

No. 7 Annika McAlpine goes in for a layup against a Caroline defender on Jan. 8. McAlpine was the Aces second best scorer of the game behind Madison Smith. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Dekker Gillett leaps to make a basket for the Aces over a fallen Cougar. The senior boys Aces lost to Caroline on Jan. 8 after only putting 39 points up on the board. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

No. 6 Arjan Both looks to take a shot at the basket during the game’s fourth quarter on Jan. 8. The Aces return to home court on Jan. 15 against CAHS. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Heather Dial attempts a layup while several Cougars stand by waiting to pounce on the rebound. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

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