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Lewis basketball teams sweep two from Pulaski

Skylar Hayes hurries the ball down court for the girls in their win over Pulaski,
Skylar Hayes hurries the ball down court for the girls in their win over Pulaski,

The basketball and wrestling seasons are underway at Andrew Lewis Middle School and the teams have met with mixed success. The boys broke into the win column Tuesday and the girls have won three straight.

The boys lost their first four games but broke out of it Tuesday with a 33-31 win over Pulaski. The girls also won Tuesday, pounding Pulaski by a score of 34-6.

The boys opened with a 40-23 loss at Hidden Valley last week. Isaiah Parker had six points and Coleman Fox and Trinity Hughes had five each.

A day later the Wolverines lost their home opener to Cave Spring, 40-35. Austin Coulling had 13 points, Parker had 11, and Cody Peregoy had eight rebounds.

Last Thursday at Lewis Northside took a 44-27 win over the Lewis boys. Parker had eight points, Coulling had six points and eight boards, and Mackenzie Edwards had five steals.

Lewis lost a close one on Monday of this week, 40-38. Parker had 12 points, Coleman Fox had eight points and three steals, Coulling had seven points, and Peregoy had six points, four rebounds, and five steals.

The girls team is 3-2 after the first five games. The girls lost the first two games to Hidden Valley and Cave Spring but rebounded to beat Northside and Christiansburg in the next two.

In the opening game of the season the girls fell to Hidden Valley, 24-16. The Wolverines were led in scoring by Allison Tatum with six while Maia Foley added five and Hayley Jones and Baillee Brown chipped in two each.

The girls lost to Cave Spring, 26-20, in their home opener. The first half ended with the Wolverines up 10-1 but in the second half Cave Spring pulled away for the victory. The Wolverines were led in scoring by Emma Blair with six, while Jones had four and Beth Plympton, Foley and Victoria Maxwell added three points each.

The ladies earned their first victory of the season in a hard fought contest against Northside last Thursday, 9-8. The Wolverines had balanced scoring with Foley, Blair, Elizabeth Almond and Maxwell scoring two points each, and Plympton scored one. Brown had five rebounds and Foley had four steals.

On Monday of this week the ladies beat Christiansburg, 24-4. Tatum had six points while Brown and Meghan Migliarese added four each. The Wolverines were led in rebounding by Maxwell and Migliarese with six each.

On Thursday both hoop teams go to Franklin County and next Tuesday, November 23, they play in Dublin.

The wrestlers opened with matches against Christiansburg, Dublin, and Pulaski this week. Today Lewis will host Clifton Forge and Roanoke city teams at 5:30 pm.

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