Middle School "A" Girls Basketball
Middle School Girls A Basketball Head CoachGrew up in Boca Raton, FL. Played football and basketball in high school. Graduated from the Institute for Business & Finance with a degree in Business. Coached basketball for over 15 years at various middle school, high school and AAU girls programs around the Raleigh area. Started coaching at St. David's in 2017.
The middle school girls A team won their 11thstraight game, 31-9, at Cary Christian Tuesday. The Warriors maintained first place in the Capital Area Middle School Conference at 7-0 with two league games remaining. St. David’s led 16-2 at halftime. Sibley Hash led the way with 10 points and eight rebounds, while Margaret Scoggin scored eight and also grabbed eight rebounds. “They didn’t have an answer for Sibley and Margaret,” said coach Robert Eastmann, whose team is 11-1. “They owned the glass and scored at will.” Laura Martin and Greysen Woody each contributed four steals. The Warriors host Cary Academy Thursday.
Both middle school basketball A teams won close games at St. Timothy’s Thursday. The girls won their 10thstraight game, 26-24. Sibley Hash led the scoring with 11 points. Greysen Woody had six with seven rebounds and four steals. Anne George led the rebounding with 10, while Laura Martin had a team-best six steals. “Greysen and Laura put tremendous pressure on the ball in the second half,” said coach Robert Eastmann. “They created turnovers which led to many of our points.” The boys led by 10 points at halftime, then held off a Titans rally to win, 50-46. Will Nicholson poured in a game-high 21 points, while Jacob Suh scored 13 and Phillip Medlin added 12. “We jumped out big early, then played strong defense to stop their comeback,” said coach Jonathan Coley. “We played with character and poise at the end.”
The girls A team won its eighth straight game, 32-8, Monday at Trinity Academy of Raleigh. The girls used tenacious defense to build a 26-2 lead after three quarters to remain undefeated (5-0) and in first place in conference play. “Our defense was intense and we executed on offense,” said coach Robert Eastmann. “They understand what they need to do to play for a conference title and are working hard to prepare. It was also great to see Elizabeth Williamson score her first points this season.” Sibley Hash led the scoring with 14 points. Greysen Woody contributed six points and a team-best six steals. Margaret Scoggin led the rebounders with eight, while Rebekka Leshnock added six.