Sampson’s boys and girls maintained their perfect records Monday, after defeating Union Middle School in back-to-back games. The girls won 38-11; the Dark Horse boys 50-17.
The Sampson girls got a decisive win with, coach Jamie Harper said, strong offense and defense.
In fact, she offered praise to both teams for a good game.
“I was very pleased with the team work today. The girls were passing the ball to open players, working the ball, doing the things they are supposed to do. They also played strong defense,” Harper stressed.
She tipped her hat to the middle school Lady Spartans, saying they played a good game. “I see a lot of potential in Union,” Harper said.
Mikayla Boykin led scoring for Sampson with 21 points. Also scoring was Kiera Mabry, 11 points; Edye Carr, 4; and Blackwell, 2.
Coach Ron Davis started Monday’s game using some Sampson players who normally don’t start, a good beginning with young men, he said, who put forth great effort and played well.
“They took care of the basketball and did a great job on their first time starting a ball game this season. I was proud of them,” Davis stressed.
The win moves Sampson to 7-0 for the season. Davis said they were hoping to have another perfect 12-0 season, but they have tough games throughout the week that they must attend to first, including matchups with two strong county teams, Roseobor-Salemburg and Midway Middle.
Both are road games against teams, Davis said, that would be tough to play.
“These will be good games,” Davis said.