Havana Carritt looks for an open teammate under the Eckville Aces’ basket on Feb. 26. The Aces came out of the playoff game on top defeating the visiting Alix Mustangs 80-28. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Senior girls Eckville Aces stampede to playoff win

The senior girls Aces defeated the Alix Mustangs 80-28 at Eckville Jr/Sr High School on Feb. 26

The senior girls Eckville Aces stampeded over the Alix Mustangs on Wednesday night.

The Aces came out of the playoff game with a massive 80-28 victory over the visiting Mustangs on Feb. 26.

The first quarter of the game was closely matched with the Aces securing a slim seven-point lead heading into the second.

In the second quarter the Aces took off and added 31 points to the scoreboard while holding the Mustangs to just nine points to establish a 49-20 lead at the half.

After the break the Aces continued to dominate on the court extending the lead to 68-27 before the final quarter.

The fourth quarter was strong for the Aces and they walked away with a score of 80-28.

Madison Smith was the Aces’ top scorer on Wednesday night with 24 points. McKenna Marki and Havana Carritt rounded out the top three with 12 points each.

The Aces will battle for the league’s top spot on March 2 at 6 p.m.

The boys senior Aces will take to the court afterwards to play for third place.

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McKenna Marki watches a shot soar towards the basket on Wednesday night. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

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