EAGLES 65 COWBOYS 15

EAST LAKE – Every win counts right now and East Lake made sure to take care of business Friday night.

The Eagles beat an overmatched Gaither squad 65-15, with senior Raygen Bostick’s 26-point, 12-rebound effort leading the way.

East Lake took advantage of 42 Gaither turnovers, scoring the game’s first 17 points and never being threatened throughout. The young Cowboys dressed only six players for the game, including one junior and no seniors.

The Eagles outrebounded Gaither 32-21 and 18-0 on the offensive glass. Eleven of Bostick’s 12 boards came on the offensive end.

Freshman Sydney Rush also scored in double figures for the Eagles, finishing with 10 points. Freshman Mia Stauffer had eight and junior Hanna Rummelhagen and sophomore Vanessa Galiano both had seven.

East Lake has now won four in a row and six of seven, pushing its record to 12-6. Six games remain on the schedule as the Eagles try to improve their MaxPreps.com state ranking leading up to district tournament time next month.

BOX SCORE:

GHS – 6 – 5 – 2 – 2 --- 15

EL – 19 – 21 – 16 – 9 --- 65

TOP PERFORMERS:

Gaither (2-16)

Ahmari Miller – 5 points, 5 rebounds

Fiona O’Neill – 2 points, 4 rebounds

Laisha Vejar – 5 rebounds

East Lake (12-6)

Raygen Bostick – 26 points, 12 rebounds (11 offensive)

Sydney Rush – 10 points (1 3-pointer)

Mia Stauffer – 8 points, 3 rebounds

Hanna Rummelhagen – 7 points, 5 rebounds (4 offensive)