The W&L Eagles varsity basketball team was on the road against the Mathews Blue Devils on Monday December 18. The Eagles get their 6 win a 19-point (72-53) victory over the Blue Devils; they defeated them for the second time this season. They took an early lead that led to an eight-point (21-13) advantage at the end of the first period. The Eagles pushed the lead to sixteen (39-23) at the end of the first half. The Blue Devils outscored the visitors in the third quarter (15-17), and cut the Eagles lead to fourteen (54-40) with eight minutes to play. Their defense gave up some easy buckets to the home team during the third, so they had to refocus and play.
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