Owen dominates middle-school circuit

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The seventh and eighth-grades girls basketball teams from Maurice Bowling Middle School have played 32 games combined this season.
They have lost just one.
Coached by Delmas Castle, the seventh-grade Lady Rebels are 16-0 including their third-straight North Central Conference championship.
The eighth graders are 15-1 and won their second straight NCKC title.
In the last two seasons, the eighth-grade team is 28-4.
The seventh-grade squad is led by Destinee Epperson, who averages 14.8 points a contest and 8.8 rebounds.
Madison Yancy averages 7.6 points while Baileigh Young scores 5.3 points and dishes out 5.2 assists a game on average. Haley Young scores 4.7 points a game, Lexie Robinson 3.3 points and Audrey Lewis 1.4 points and four rebounds.
The seventh graders have been dominant in their wins. They are winning by an average margin of 17 points and have had only two games all season that have been decided by 7 points or less.
The eighth graders are led by Debbie Farrar who tosses in an average of 9 points a game and comes away with 4.1 steals on average. Seventh-grader Epperson scores 6.9 points while Kaylee Miller scores 6.1 points on average. Macie Osborne adds 5.9 points a game and pulls down 3.6 rebounds. Kendra Ashby adds 4.6 points and 5.6 rebounds and Madeline Shelton averages 2.3 points and 4.4 rebounds.
The eighth graders are winning by an average of 15 points a contest.
After dropping their second game of the season to Shelby East, the Lady Rebels have won 14 straight games.
Both teams will wrap up the season Thursday night against Henry County.