The Lady Warriors opened the afternoon action with a 106-35 win over the Lady Badgers from Mobile, Ala. East Central improved to 4-1 with the win.
In the men’s action that followed, the Warriors ran to a 102-56 victory. East Central improved to 3-2 on the season.
Both the Warriors and Lady Warriors are off during the Thanksgiving Holiday week, but return to action Thursday, Dec. 3, when they host rival Meridian Community College in games that begin at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium in Decatur.
All 14 Lady Warriors scored in the 71-point win over Spring Hill. Sophomore point guard Richenda Crutcher out of H.W. Byers High School in Holly Springs led the way with 15 points. Also scoring in double figures were sophomore guard Miracle Rushing from Meridian High School with 14, sophomore guard Kalybriah Haskin from Olympian High School in Chula Vista, Calif., with 13, and sophomore point guard Johnta’ Hughes of Hattiesburg High School with 12. East Central shot 63 percent from the field for the game and forced 38 turnovers.
In the second game, all 11 Warriors who played in the game scored. Leading the way was Isaiah Traylor, a sophomore guard from Tupelo High School, who poured in 21 points. Sophomore guard Keion Peoples out of Ridgeway High School in Memphis added 16 and Prince McDaniel, a sophomore guard from Pascagoula High School, had 15. Peoples had a team-high four assists. East Central forced 26 turnovers in the win.
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