A strong fourth quarter helped the East Newton girls knock off the Southwest Lady Trojans, 40-35, in a varsity basketball game on Thursday.
Trailing 30-28 entering the fourth quarter, the Lady Patriots outscored the Lady Trojans 12-5 in the final eight minutes to bring home their seventh victory of the season (7-6).
Kourtney Brewster led the Lady Patriots with 15 points while Emily Brummett pitched in 11, Aubrey McDermott three, Ellie White two, Haley Heilig seven and Whitney Thomlinson two.
Michaela Mitchell paced the Lady Trojans with 14 points.
The Lady Patriots also won the junior varsity game, 28-20, in two quarters.