ZMS 8th Grade takes Conference win over Avon North 59-44
ZMS v Avon North A
Last night, ZMS traveled to Avon Middle School North for another conference matchup. From the beginning of the tip- off, the game was already determined—there was balance scoring and collective defensive stops. In the first quarter, Mason Riggins led the team with 5pts. Your Eagles outscored the Orioles, 13- 6. In the second quarter, your Eagles ramped it up outscoring their opponent, 24- 10; with Drew Busick (8 pts) and Nash Wagner (7 pts) leading the charge. At the end of the first half, Eagles led 37- 16. In the second half, your Eagles continued to use their size and speed to their advantage. In the fourth, Elijah Bineyard led your Eagles with 8pts off the bench. Terrific win for the ZMS Eagles, 59-44! Once again, great team win!
ZMS v Avon North B
ZMS v Avon North B game was a back- and- forth. Your Eagles fought and controlled the entire half with Luke Reasoner (9pts) and Christian Barth (6pts) leading the charge. In the first half, your Eagles outscored the Orioles 26- 18. In the second half, your Eagles were penetrating the gaps and finding open teammates; but unfortunately the shots were not falling. Avon North were able to put together a 10- 2 run in the third. In the fourth, the Orioles took the led with seconds remaining on the clock. Your Eagles were down 3--- and looking for one of their best perimeter shooters (Elijah Bineyard). The Eagles were able to find him on the left corner for 3; but the ball did not drop. Eagles lose, 34- 39.