Hebron Christian’s Junior HIgh Lady Eagles were victorious on Friday night in the MAIS district 3-A tournament at Woods Junior College in Mathiston.
Thursday, Hebron had to make it through the first round of play against Central Academy of Macon. The Lady Eagles were successful in their attempt to take down the Lady Vikings and punched their ticket to the district title game.
Friday night, The Lady Eagles took on undefeated Calhoun Academy Junior High Lady Cougars in a barn burner that came down to the final minute of play. With multiple lead changes throughout the third and fourth quarter, Hebron was able to find a way to get past the Lady Cougars 45-41.
Coming through for the Lady Eagles were Rebekah Falkner with 15 points and Victoria Ferguson with 14 points. Also reaching double-figures was Holly Hudson with 11 points against Calhoun in the championship game. Rounding out the scoring for Hebron was Millie Hudson with 5 points.
The Hebron Junior High Lady Eagles are under the direction of head coach William Cotton and consist of seventh to ninth grade players.