Basketball Jays Top Hillsboro

Both Greenville Junior High boys’ basketball teams won at home Tuesday night over Hillsboro.

The eighth grade Blue Jays posted a 36-22 victory, scoring half of their points in the first quarter. It was a 22-13 margin at halftime for the Jays, and they stayed in front the second half.

Greenville sank five three-pointers in the game. The leading scorer was Owen McEvers with 14 points. He made three three-point shots. Leo Sullivan scored nine.

The seventh grade Blue Jays downed Hillsboro 25-17.

The Jays led 13-6 at halftime, but the Dragons came back and got to within one point going into the final quarter. Greenville outscored the visitors 10-3 in the final six minutes.

Leading the Blue Jays in scoring were Cannon Hamel with nine points, and Aiden Linnabary and Christian Swalley had six apiece.

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