Hebron Christian Basketball sweeps Vardaman High School

Hebron Christian junior Holly Hudson drives the lane against the Vardaman Lady Rams on Thursday night in Pheba.
Sports Reporter

The Hebron Christian Lady Eagles did not let another one slip away.
Rebekah Falkner tied the game on a free throw and grabbed the lead on a 3-pointer with one minute, 37 seconds remaining that elevated Hebron to a 47-40 win over the Vardaman Lady Rams on Thursday night at Hebron Christian School.
Vardaman rallied past a 12-point deficit during the fourth quarter. Shylysses Rimmer scored 10 points during the quarter, scoring her last basket at the 2:57 mark. Rimmer’s lay-up gave the Lady Rams a 40-39 advantage.
Thirty-one seconds later, Falkner netted her free throw and retook the lead on her long-range score. Elaina Carter scored the final four points, two free throws and a lay-up, sealed the sixth victory of the season.
Victoria Ferguson, a senior center, scored 14 points, including 10 during the first half. Ferguson's powered the Lady Eagles to a 31-23 halftime advantage.
IN THE BOYS' GAME, Clay Faulkner scored 16 points, Channing Tapley added 13, and the Hebron Christian Eagles routed the Vardaman Rams 54-31.
The Eagles scored 15 points in three of the four quarters and held the Rams to single-digit scoring during the first three quarters. Hebron built a 30-12 advantage by halftime.

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