The Eagles played fairly close games last week against Lexington and Adamsville.
Though they lost the game against Lexington, 65-56, they came back out the next game with their minds and hearts ready to win which enabled them to clinch a win in the end against Adamsville.
The Eagles versus Cardinals game began with the Eagles on top at the end of the first quarter 12-7. However, by halftime they fell behind 26-18.
Though they were losing, the game was not over.
The Eagles pushed themselves back into the game, losing the third quarter 40-39. Then, in the end, it was up to the last minute shots. After tying the game at 41, with over 6 minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Eagles were able to fight it out on the court and retake the lead.
Nonetheless, with just 1:13 left, the Eagles were only up by two points; 56-54.Their effort was enough to seal the win after gaining some more points to close it out. The final score against the Cardinals was 63-56.
Before the Riverside game, the Eagles were tied in fourth place in district play with Jackson North Side and Scotts Hill at 3-3.
In first through third place it is: Jackson South Side 6-0, Lexington 4-2 and McNairy 4-3.