PHOTOS: Senior girls Eckville Aces come out on top, boys fold to Koinonia

Madison Smith goes in for a layup against the Koinonia Storm on Feb. 6. Smith was the top scorer for the senior girls Aces with 23 points. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Dekker Gillett soars towards the basket in the senior boys’ game against the Storm on Feb. 6. Gillet was the Aces’ top scorer with 24 points in the Wednesday night game. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Savannah McAlpine lines up for a foul shot in the second half of the senior girls’ game against the Storm. S. McAlpine was credited to six points in the Wednesday night match up. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Lucas Obst goes hip-to-hip with a member of the Storm as he goes in for a layup on Feb. 6. Obst put nine points on the board for the senior boys Aces against Koinonia. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
No. 2 Havana Carritt looks to get herself past a Storm guard as she heads towards the basket. Carritt scored two points in the game on Feb. 6. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Ethan Kalev makes his way around Koinonia players as he tries to make a play in the Wednesday night game. No. 5 Kalev scored nine points for the Aces on Feb. 6. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

The senior girls and boys Eckville Aces took to the court against the Koinonia Storm on Feb. 6.

The senior girls kicked off the doubleheader with a slow start against the Storm.

At the end of the first quarter the Aces were up just two points with a 12-10 lead, but kicked it into high gear for the remaining three quarters.

The Senior girls Aces went into halftime with a 35-14 lead and were up 72-42 at the final buzzer.

Madison Smith was the team’s top scorer with 23 points during the game against the Storm, followed by Annika McAlpine with seven points.

Next to take the court against the Koinonia Storm was the senior boys Aces.

The boys lost in a tough game and fought back hard against the Storm.

Leading scorer for the senior boys Aces was Dekker Gillet with 24 points.

Lucas Obst and Ethan Kalev followed with nine points each.

Both senior teams will take to the road for an away game against Bentley on Feb. 8 before playoffs start on Feb. 11.

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