Millbrook girls fight to stay perfect, down Broughton
Posted January 31, 2013
It wasn't easy on Thursday night, but the Millbrook girls basketball team left Broughton High School's Holliday Gymnasium with an unblemished record.
After a tie at halftime, Millbrook won the final two quarters of the game to escape with a 56-47 win over the Capitals.
The Wildcats took a 19-15 lead in the first quarter, but Broughton held the top team in the Cap 8 to just eight second-quarter points. Both teams went into halftime tied at 27-27.
Millbrook used its defense to win in the second half. The Wildcats only scored 11 points in the third quarter, but they held Broughton to six points to take a five point lead.
The fourth quarter also belonged to Millbrook as they outscored Broughton 18-14 to secure the win.
Alex Tomlinson led Millbrook with 13 points. Mykia Jones had 12 points for the Wildcats. Tomlinson and Jones were the only Millbrook players to score in double-figures, but eight players scored in the game.
Broughton's Kaila Ealey led all scorers with 14 points. Justice Byrd had 11 for the Caps.