Trail grabs pair of non-league wins


By Eddie Mowen Jr. - emowen@aimmediamidwest.com



NEW PARIS — National Trail’s girls basketball team picked up a pair of non-league wins last week to improve to 3-1 on the season.

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Lady Blazers beat Cambridge City Lincoln (Ind.) 38-28.

Senior Evan Byrd led the Blazers with 14 points and junior Makena Laird led the team with four assists and added nine points, eight of which came in the first half.

Molly Skinner chipped in with seven points.

Byrd scored 11 of her points in the second half, including nine in the third quarter.

On Saturday, the Trail cruised by host Stivers 70-18.

Freshman Skyler Ward led the team at 27 points. Byrd and senior Bobbi Grimes contributing 10 points each. Laird led the team with seven assists.

The Lady Blazers were scheduled to play at Northridge on Tuesday, Dec. 11. On Thursday, Trail will host Tri-County North. The Blazers will close out the week with a trip to Twin Valley South on Saturday.

By Eddie Mowen Jr.

emowen@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH