Eagles sweep Heritage on Senior Night Friday

Eagle senior Ethan Wells engages in a battle under the net with Heritage defenders.

On Friday, Jan. 24, the Eagles of David Emanuel Academy took to their court for their final regular season home game as they faced Heritage Academy of Brunswick. 

This was Senior Night, as DEA recognized senior player Ethan Wells and senior cheerleaders Hannah Jackson, Jenna Mosley and Maci Nease. 

The regular season concluded in victorious fashion as all four Eagle teams won their respective games.

In middle school girls’ action, DEA took a 34-25 win behind the leading scorer, Bree Wimberly, who had 17 points. Also scoring for DEA were Karoline Kettles with 7, Kaleigh Scarboro and Emma Proctor with 4 points each and Kyli Bell with 2.

The middle school boys had a 36-11 win over Heritage as eight Eagles contributed to the scoring, which was led by Banks Booth with 8. Randon Williams tossed in 7 and Brayden Donaldson had 5. Evan Donaldson, John Kersey and Brody Fleming tossed in 4 points each and Tony Sutton and Richard Braddy scored 2 each for DEA.

In their 52-35 win over Heritage, the Lady Eagles were led by Bree Wimberly with 26 points and Liz Dye with 14. Also scoring for the varsity girls were Sarah Jo Perkins with 7, Emma Proctor with 4 and Alana Tant with 1 point.

The varsity boys had a 58-34 victory over Heritage, with three players hitting double digits for the Eagles: Racyn Faircloth with 18, Ethan Wells with 11 and Garrett Claxton with 10. Also scoring were Dylan Bird with 9, Randon Williams and Jesse Moore with 4 each and John Kersey and Tony Sutton, who each tossed in 2.

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