Morgan Academy steamrolls Hooper Academy

Published 12:11 pm Friday, January 10, 2020

Morgan Academy played one of its best basketball games on Thursday.

Milam Turner scored 22 points, Jeremy Lee added 21 as the Senatprs hammered Hooper Academy 78-40 at the new Morgan Academy gymnasium.

George Turner scored 11 points for the Senators (10-4).

Milam Turner also had seven assists and four steals, while Lee produced three steals.

“It was definitely our best game shooting from outside, we had six different players make three-pointers,” Morgan Academy coach Luke Hutcheson said. “It was a great team effort.”

Morgan Academy trailed 21-17 after one quarter, but outscored the Colts 14-4 in the second period to lead 31-25 at halftime.

The Senators emptied their bench in the fourth quarter and played reserves to finish the contest.

Morgan Academy girls 45, Hooper Academy 28: Bailey Brown scored 12 points as the Lady Senators (3-8) won their second straight.

Sarah Thomas scored 10 points and Averee Adams scored eight for Morgan Academy.

The Lady Senators jumped out to a fast start from tipoff and was never challenged by Hooper Academy.