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Lady Devils finish 1-1 in recent area games

ECHS Lady Devils head basketball coach Jerome Webster goes over strategy with his players, during a timeout in last Tuesday’s win at Jackson. It was the third area win of the season for the Lady Devils.

ECHS Lady Devils head basketball coach Jerome Webster goes over strategy with his players, during a timeout in last Tuesday’s win at Jackson. It was the third area win of the season for the Lady Devils.

The Escambia County High School Lady Devils split a pair of area games on the road last week.

The Lady Devils picked up a 61-28 win at Jackson on Tuesday, Jan. 20, but lost at Vigor 62-44 on Friday night.

After the Vigor game, ECHS had a record of 13-5 overall, and 3-1 in Class 5A, Area 2 play.

Against Jackson, John’nes Robinson led the Lady Devils with 14 points. Nicole Johnson added 13 points, Christin Simpkins scored six, Latecia Barron added five, and Jade Adams scored three. ECHS led 35-11 at halftime.

Jaquanda Webster led ECHS with 20 points against Vigor. Simpkins and Adams each scored seven points, Johnson added five, Barron scored two, and Ashley English added one point.