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Eagles, Lady Eagles place at Medford

 

January 17, 2019

Coach Germany

The Freedom Lady Eagles won the consolation bracket last Saturday at the Medford High School Invitational Tournament. (Back row) Coach Germany and Assitant Coach Tepe; (front row, from left) Tamlynn Link, Ariana White, Jaci Weber, Summer Ralston, Emily Reed and Linsy Weber.

The Lady Eagles and Eagles finished a long week with consolation championship wins on Saturday at the Medford High School Invitational Tournament. With five games in six days, fatigue was a factor but it did not stop either team from bringing home trophies.

Lady Eagles

The Lady Eagles started with a 5-point loss to the home team as Medford pulled away after the Lady Eagles lost a starter to fouls. With the score 41-40 Medford, Freedom post player Linsy Weber fouled out and Medford finished the game on a 9-3 run for a final of 49-44. Tamlynn Link led them with 14 points while Summer Ralston had 13 and Emily Reed had 11.

The next night the Lady Eagles played DCLA. Starting slowly, they led by 6 after one quarter. A 22-5 second quarter run put the game away as the Lady Eagles cruised to a 51-23 win and a chance at the consolation championship on Saturday. Summer Ralston hit six three-pointers and had 25 points while Emily Reed had 11 points, seven steals and seven assists. Other scorers were Ariana White with six, Linsey Weber with four, Tamlynn Link with two and Jaci Weber with one.

The consolation game started slow for the Lady Eagles as they fell behind 6-5 after one quarter. The Lady Eagles out-ran the Aline-Cleo girls 13-5 in the second quarter for an 18-11 halftime lead. The back and forth game continued as Cleo had a 13-7 third quarter until Emily Reed hit a 45-foot three pointer to end the period. Aline continued to fight pulling within one in the fourth before the Lady Eagles went on a 9-0 run to put the game away and bring home the trophy winning 43-37.

Summer Ralston had 20 points and Tamlynn Link had 10 points. Other scorers were Linsey Weber with three points and 15 rebounds; Emily Reed had eight points, eight assists, and seven steals; and Ariana White had two points.

Eagles

Coach Germany

The Freedom Eagles won the consolation bracket last Saturday at the Medford High School Invitational Tournament. Coach Renken (back row, left) and Assistant Coach Germany (back row, right) led the team (front row, from left) Duke Morris, Luke Bolar, Kris Fargo, Myles Nixon, Blake Lee, Pedro Iberra, Hugo Gonzales, Rustin Cook.

The Freedom Eagles finished a long week with a consolation championship win on Saturday at the Medford High School Invitational Tournament. The Eagles brought home the consolation championship beating Shidler 56-40 on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles also played a strong Medford team coming back from 22 points down and only losing 58-48. Kris Fargo led the team with 28 points and 14 rebounds. Other scorers were Pedro Ibarra with nine, Nixon with five, Bolar with four, and Lee with three.

Friday the Eagles faced off with a very athletic DCLA team and the Eagles vs Eagles game was close to start with Freedom holding a 27-17 halftime lead. The third quarter was slow as teams only made 12 points combined and an 11-9 fourth quarter by Freedom gave them the final score of 54-30. Kris Fargo and Blake Lee had 23 and 21 points respectively. Other scorers were Nixon with six and Bolar with four. Fargo also had 15 rebounds.

The Saturday consolation championship game was against Shidler and the first quarter was tied 11-11 then Freedom went on a 15-6 run in the second quarter and never looked back in the 56-40 win. Fargo had 34 points and 12 rebounds; Blake Lee had 10 points and eight rebounds; Myles Nixon had four points and 11 rebounds; and other scorers were Pedro Iberra, who had six points.

 

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