GRANBY — The East Newton girls closed out Big 8 Conference play in style on Thursday as they rolled Monett in a varsity girls game, 50-17.
The Lady Patriots opened the game on an 18-5 burst and never looked back. Not only did they sparkle on offense, but the defense was good as good as they didn’t allow more than five points in any quarter.
Everyone got involved for the Lady Patriots, as 10 players scored in the game. Shelbey Thomlinson and Haley Heilig both led the team with eight points, while Emily Brummett had seven, Ellie White two, Kortney Cambers three, Emily Sorrell three, Laura Hopper six, Whitney Thomlinson two and Sarah Harper four.
East Newton also rolled in the “B” game, 50-11. Hopper led the Lady Patriots with 10 points.
The Lady Patriots closed the regular season at 17-9, 4-3 in conference. They begin district play at 8:30 p.m. Monday in Seneca.