Edgewood throttles New Boston

Published on Friday, 15 February 2013 00:42 - Written by

PARIS — Micaela Brown scored 17 points and Edgewood continued its postseason run with a 69-27 win over New Boston in a Class 2A area playoff Thursday.

Edgewood went into halftime with a 33-20 lead, and what turned out to be enough points for the victory.

Edgewood outscored New Boston 36-7 in the second half.

Courtney Holmes had 16 points and Hannah Jameson added 12 points for Edgewood (24-8).

Edgewood advances to next week’s regional quarterfinals to face the winner between Winnsboro and Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill.

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Class 2A Area

Edgewood 69, New Boston 27

New Boston 6 14 2 5 — 27

Edgewood 12 21 19 17 — 69

NEW BOSTON — Natalie Copeland, 7; McKenzie Madill, 4; Brandi Crowder, 5; Marquesha Thompson, 11.

EDGEWOOD — Brittany Thompson, 2; Courtney Holmes, 16; Hannah Jameson, 12; Emily Rutter, 6; Micaela Brown, 17; Paige Parker, 4; Chey Robert, 6; Destini Warren, 6.

THREE POINTERS — NB: Thompson; E: Holmes (3), Jameson (2).

RECORDS — Edgewood 24-8.

NEXT UP — Edgewood vs. Winnsboro-Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill winner Monday or Tuesday in regional quarterfinals.