Chester County Eagles and Eaglettes advance to regionals

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Mia Hurst tries to give herself the opportunity to get the ball as the Eaglettes were passing the ball in after a foul. Photo by Kendall Patterson

The Eagles and Eaglettes both landed themselves a spot in the regional tournament after defeating their opponents Monday Feb. 22 in the first round of the district tournament.
The Adamsville Cardinals could not keep up with the Eaglettes Monday. The Cardinals even held the ball to slow the pace of the Eaglettes scoring after entering the second quarter 15-11 with the Cardinals trailing. In that matter of time, they killed at least about 3 minutes of game time. Then the Eaglettes pressured them into moving the ball.
At halftime, the Eaglettes were able to have twice as many points as Adamsville with the score being 22-11.
Then in the last half, the Cardinals just stayed behind with the final score being 53-38.
The Eaglettes played Scotts Hill Tuesday night for the second round of the district.
For the Eagles, they defeated North Side in a high scoring game with a score of 83-73.
Going into the game, the Eagles were fifth place and North Side was fourth place. With odds against them according to the standings, they still came out on top.
On Tuesday, they faced off against South Side.
For the rest of the district results read the next issue of the Chester County Independent.

Ava Craddock of the Chester County Eaglettes dribbles in the corner of the court with an Adamsville defender guarding her. Photo by Kendall Patterson
Kara Pipkin drives to get to the net for a layup. Photo by Kendall Patterson
Emmy Melton joyously waves to the fans after flipping down the court during a timeout in the CCHS Eaglettes game against the Cardinals. This was round one of the district tournament. Photo by Kendall Patterson