The 2021 EGMS Lady Knights Basketball team became the fourth basketball team to go undefeated, finishing this season with a perfect 10-0 record.
The Knights last victory of the season was on Wednesday, April 7 at Bluefield 35-15. At the end of the first half, the Knights commanded a 13-7 lead.
With 15 points in the third quarter, EGMS added to their existing lead. Kennedy Stewart led the charge for EGMS’s offense, scoring 15 points, with nine points during the third period. She also contributed three rebounds and three steals.
Also chipping in for EGMS were Mackenna McClure (seven points), Ryan White (six points, 11 rebounds, two steals), Caroline Dotson (three points, five rebounds, one block), and Ava Workman (two points, one rebound).
The Knights finished the game with 33 rebounds (15 offensive / 18 defensive), two blocks and 19 steals.
For the season, the Knights averaged 40 points per game.
Leading the way was Kennedy Stewart with 10 ppg including 21 three pointers. Mackenna McClure 7.6 ppg, Caroline Dotson 6.9 ppg, Ryan White 6.4 ppg and Ella Lewis 3.5 ppg also got in on the scoring action.
The stingy Knights defense was led by Ryan White who averaged 11.2 rebounds per game and 3.6 steals per game. McCLure 5.5 rebounds per game and 3.6 steals, Dotson 5.2 rpg, 3.5 steals and Stewart 3.2 rpg and 2.2 steals helped lead the Knights defense that only permitted 22 points per game.
Coach Stewart, Coach McClure and Coach Dotson would like to thank all the players for their commitment during the COVID-19 season and wish the six eighth-graders good luck next year as Spartans.