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Jacksboro gets mixed results at Lake City

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By Dwane Wilder

The Jacksboro Middle School’s basketball team kept its perfect record intact Thursday night with a 38-27 victory at Lake City.

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Post player Jamie Mynatt led all scorers with 16 points for the Lady Eagles (5-0 overall).

Michaela Smith chipped in 11 points, including a trio of 3-pointers for Jacksboro. Whitney Williamson added eight points for the winners while Hannah Owens had two and Alex Cox one.

Jacksboro outscored the Lady Lakers 10-0 in the first quarter and held a commanding 21-3 lead at halftime.

However, the Lady Eagles had to weather a Lake City rally during the second half when the home team got within six points, 31-25, late in the fourth quarter.

Dara Roberts and Dianna Oglesby led the Lady Lakers (2-4 overall) with eight points each. Roberts scored six points on three baskets during the fourth quarter comeback attempt. Oglesby collected seven of her eight points in the final period.

The boy’s game ended in Lake City’s favor, 45-37, after the home team came from behind in the second half.

Point guard Tyler Hicks scored all of his game-high 22 points, including 10 of 14 free throws, during the second half for the unbeaten Lakers (6-0 overall).

Wes Stooksbury contributed 17 points to Lake City’s cause.

Jacksboro flew out to a 12-3 start, but the Lakers charged back to force a 12-12 tie late in the second quarter.

Darrin Gillenwater hit a 3-pointer from the left corner to give the Eagles a 15-12 edge at halftime.

Hicks put the Lakers in front for good, 16-15, with a pair of free throws in the third period. Lake City led 28-21 going to the fourth.

Jacksboro pulled to within three points of the Lakers in the final eight minutes but could get no closer.

Gillenwater paced the Eagles with 14 points, half of which he scored during the fourth quarter.

Jacob Clowers added eight points for Jacksboro, followed by Nick Bailey with seven, Noah Vibbert four, Jordan Bruce and Josh Lasley two each.