Easy night for Grangers

Published 12:59 pm Saturday, December 22, 2018


Daily News

COLLEGE PARK – The LaGrange Grangers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 77-49 victory over Elite Scholars Academy on Friday at Woodward Academy.

The Grangers led 38-19 at the half, and they continued to pull away in the final two quarters.

It was a balanced scoring effort for the Grangers, with five players reaching double figures in points.

Leading the way was Jalen Parker with 13 points, and Early Sanders added 12 points.

Jakobe Jones and Marquis Cox had 11 points apiece, and Kindae Maddox scored 10 points.

The Grangers (4-5) were coming off back-to-back three-point losses to Whitewater and South Paulding.

“We did what we were supposed to do,” LaGrange head coach Mark Veal said. “There’s still some things we need to improve on before we start region play.”

Also on Friday, LaGrange’s girls’ team improved to 6-3 with a 46-42 win over Cedar Grove.

Both teams will be back at Woodward Academy today.

LaGrange’s boys’ team will play Lovett at 11:30 p.m., and the girls’ team will face Elite Scholars Academy at 1 p.m.