Dayton Dyrland lines up to take a shot during the second half of the senior girls Aces’ game against the visiting Bentley Panthers. Dyrland shot for eight points on Monday night.

PHOTOS: Eckville senior boys and girls ace basketball season opener

The senior boys and girls Aces defeated Bentley in a doubleheader at home Dec. 2 to open the season

The Senior boys and girls Aces opened the season with a win over Bentley on Monday night.

The Aces hosted the Bentley Panthers in a season and home opener doubleheader at Eckville Junior/Senior High School on Dec. 2.

The Eckville Senior Girls Aces kicked off the season with a 41-point victory of the Panthers with a 62-21 win.

With top scorers Madison Smith and Heather Dial putting up 13 points each the Aces easily soared to victory over Bentley.

The senior boys Aces also came out on the top of their Monday night match up squeaking by with a 39-31 victory over the Panthers.

The Aces put up seven points in the first quarter compared to Bentley’s six.

The senior boys Aces had a strong scoring drive in the second quarter pulling ahead 22-12 at the half.

The Aces scored 15 more points in the third quarter of the Dec. 2 game while Bentley trailed going in to the last 10 minutes of play.

The final quarter saw the Aces walk away with an eight-point win.

Lucas Obst and Dekker Gillett were top scorers for the senior boys with 15 and 12 points respectively.

Both the senior boys and senior girls team will return to home court at Eckville Junior/Senior High School on Dec. 9 for a doubleheader against CACHS.

Tip off for the girls game is at 6 p.m. with the boys set to follow. The Senior boys and girls Aces opened the season with a win over Bentley on Monday night.


Annika McAlpine pushes the ball towards the basket over the heads of a few defending Panthers. McApline collected six points for the Aces over Bentley.

Claire Obst looks to make a basket for the Aces in the senior girls’ home opener on Dec. 2. Obst was credited for five points during the Monday night game.

Heather Dial leaps to make a shot from the top of the arc during the second half of the season opener against Bentley. Dial was one of the senior girls’ top scorers with 13 points on Dec. 2.

Kolton Glenn pushes his way past a defending Panther to maintain possession of the ball on Dec. 2. The senior boys defeated Bentley 39-31 in the home opener doubleheader.

Brady Lawrence shoots from the top of the key looking to make a basket for the Aces on Monday night.

Lucas Obst squeezes through a pair of Panthers on a drive to the basket on Dec. 2. Obst was he top scorer for the senior boys Aces with 15 points.

Dekker Gillett leaps for a layup during the second half of the Aces game against the Panthers on Monday night. Gillett is credited with 12 points during the open and season opener on Dec. 2.

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