Lady Urchins pull away in second half to punch ticket into state playoffs
East Union got a last second shot from Sylvie McVey to take a lead just before the half, but the Lady Urchins did the majority of their damage in the second half to take a win in the 1-2A tournament against Potts Camp.
East Union turned an 18-17 halftime advantage into a 48-34 victory and a guaranteed spot in the 2A state playoffs.
After the Sylvie 3 pointer to close out the first half, the Lady Urchins would not trail in the contest.
Sylvie McVey with a BIG TIME 3 pointer just before the buzzer and East Union leads Potts Camp 20-18 at halftime in 2-1A tournament action. pic.twitter.com/CDNuf4N0VS— Mississippi Sports (@SocialSportsMs) February 11, 2020
East Union outscored Potts Camp 15-7 in the final frame to secure the victory.
Sylvie McVey led EU with 11. Maggie McVey and Jessie Roberts each put up 9 points.
The Lady Urchins move on to take on the host Walnut Lady Wildcats Thursday at 7. The winner of the contest hosts the first round of the state playoffs.