Lady Elks win first round match-up against Chatham Charter


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The Lady Elks won their first round state playoff game Tuesday, defeating Chatham Charter 62-25. They will host Swain County Thursday at 5:30 p.m.


Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

Elkin’s Cameron Beals fights off players from Chatham Charter during Tuesday’s first round match-up.


Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

Kenly Burchette puts up a shot during Elkin’s first round match-up with Chatham Charter Tuesday.


Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

Kyle Thomas takes a shot during Tuesday’s first round match-up against Chatham Charter. Thomas had 14 points as Elkin’s leading scorer during the game.


Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

Miracle Walters puts up points on her way to scoring 13 for Elkin during its first round match-up against Chatham Charter Tuesday.


Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

The Lady Elks left no doubt in their fans minds that they want to make it to the state finals as they outshot Chatham Charter on their way to a 62-25 win in the first round of the state playoffs Tuesday at home.

In the first quarter, Elkin came on strong, outscoring the Lady Knights 31-7 by the end of the quarter. In the second quarter, the Lady Elks scored 18 to Chatham Charter’s four points, ending the half at 49-11.

In the second half, Elkin scored 13 points to Chatham Charter’s 14, as the Lady Elks rested their leading scorers, but the damage had already been done and 29th-seeded Chatham Charter couldn’t recover.

Top scorers for the Lady Elks were Kyle Thomas with 14, Miracle Walters with 13, Kenly Burchette with 11. Others contributing were Samantha Cozart, 8; Cameron Beals, 6; Kimmie Lomax, 4; and Morgan Randleman, Reagan Parks and Cassidy Cook, with two each.

Scoring in the doubles for Chatham Charter was McKenna Nixon with 11. Others scoring were Landin Eldridge with 6; Savannah Gaskins, 3; Kayle Jordan, 3; and Avery Harris, 2.

The win moves fourth-seeded Elkin into the second round to host 20th-seeded Swain County at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Lady Elks won their first round state playoff game Tuesday, defeating Chatham Charter 62-25. They will host Swain County Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_elkin-girls-1.jpgThe Lady Elks won their first round state playoff game Tuesday, defeating Chatham Charter 62-25. They will host Swain County Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

Elkin’s Cameron Beals fights off players from Chatham Charter during Tuesday’s first round match-up.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_elkin-girls-2.jpgElkin’s Cameron Beals fights off players from Chatham Charter during Tuesday’s first round match-up. Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

Kenly Burchette puts up a shot during Elkin’s first round match-up with Chatham Charter Tuesday.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_elkin-girls-3.jpgKenly Burchette puts up a shot during Elkin’s first round match-up with Chatham Charter Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

Kyle Thomas takes a shot during Tuesday’s first round match-up against Chatham Charter. Thomas had 14 points as Elkin’s leading scorer during the game.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_elkin-girls-4.jpgKyle Thomas takes a shot during Tuesday’s first round match-up against Chatham Charter. Thomas had 14 points as Elkin’s leading scorer during the game. Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

Miracle Walters puts up points on her way to scoring 13 for Elkin during its first round match-up against Chatham Charter Tuesday.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_elkin-girls-5.jpgMiracle Walters puts up points on her way to scoring 13 for Elkin during its first round match-up against Chatham Charter Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Sherry Chappell

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