East Union

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.

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.

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