East Gadsden girls surge ahead of Wakulla

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By Susie Morris

The Munroe girls broke even in district competition, while East Gadsden picked up a nice non-district win.
Munroe defeated Tallavana Christian on Thursday night 54-33. Senior center, Audrey Thomas, a four-sport standout at Munroe, had a double-double including a season-high 23 points combined with 12 rebounds. Anna Jones added 12 points off of four three-pointers. Tallavana Christian’s Taniyah Lockwood also had four three-pointers and finished with 19 points.
On Friday night, the Lady Cats faced district foe Aucilla Christian in the homecoming game for basketball, known as Miss Munroe. Despite a close 8-6 first quarter, Munroe faltered offensively in the second quarter scoring on one basket, while giving up 13 points. No player scored in double figures for Munroe. Kadejah Glynn led with 9 points. Mollie Edwards pulled down 10 rebounds to lead her team on the boards.
East Gadsden
Despite finding themselves down 13-7 in the first quarter, Diane Frost–Walker rallied her team over the next three quarters and emerged with a 47-40 win over Wakulla. The team especially surged after the half to outscore the Eagles 21-11 and take a commanding lead.
Three players scored in double figures to pace East Gadsden. Dondrea Harris led her team with 13 points, Sharika Gaymon finished with 12 and Clinesia Gurley added 10 points.
The team moved to 9-6 on the season.