|12/26/2013 3:00:00 PM|
8th grade basketball begins
|8th grade boys defeat Jac-Cen-Del|
|The eighth grade boys basketball team wrapped up the first portion of its season on Thursday night with a 29-24 victory over Jac-Cen-Del.|
The Pacers had a balanced scoring effort, with eight different players recording points in the game.
Justin Chatham led the scoring with nine points; and Austin South added five points.
Brandon Works and Mike Gatto each finished with four points; Kyle Whitham, Tyler Perry, and Nathan Thomas added two points each; and Eyan Peelman chipped in one point.
8th grade girls team opens season
The eighth grade girls basketball team from Switzerland County Middle School opened its season on Thursday night with a 31-20 loss to Gallatin County.
The team rallied back after falling behind by 21 points in the first half, but couldn't complete the comeback after an outstanding second half.
Kinley and Kalli Morton led the Lady Pacers, with each scoring five points in the contest; while Ashley Peelman had four points.
Riley King, Emma Giglio, and Jody Breeck each contributed two points to the effort.
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