Lindey Broyles was one rebound shy of pulling a double double as she helped lead her East Newton Lady Patriots to a hard fought victory at Pierce City on Monday.
Broyles finished the game with 10 points while leading the team with nine rebounds. Her teammate, Kourtney Brewster, led the squad with 13 points and added seven rebounds while Shelbey Thomlinson netted seven points, Haley Heilig six, Emily Brummett five, Kortney Cambers and Laura Hopper two and Whitney Thomlinson one.
Krishna Merriman scored 18 points for the Lady Eagles.
East Newton outscored the Eagles in three of the four quarters, including a 15-9 spurt in the second.
The Lady Patriots (3-2) entertain Webb City at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Sarah Harper scored six points to lead the Lady Patriots to victory in the junior varsity game, 20-7, in two quarters.