8th grade girls wrap up successful year


The eighth grade girls basketball team from Switzerland County Middle School wrapped up its season with an 11-6 overall record with three games in the final week.

– The Lady Pacers defeated Rising Sun by a score of 28-26.

The leading scorer was Hailee Lay with 14 points; while Olivia Pavy and Carleigh Hughes each finished with five.

Jacqueline Hensley and Eve Galbreath each had two points in the win.

– Switzerland County then defeated Jac-Cen-Del by a score of 30-22.

Leading the way in the win was Eve Galbreath with 13 points; while Chelsea Claypoole had six points.

Olivia Pavy had four points; Carleigh Hughes added three; Jacqueline Hensley had two points; and Hailee Lay had one point in the win.

– In the season finale, the Lady Pacers fell to Southwestern by a score of 37-31.

Eve Galbreath and Hailee Lay each had eight points to pace Switzerland County; while Jacqueline Hensley added six.

Brooke Todd had three points; and Shelby Auxier, Chelsea Claypoole, and Kelsi Konkle each had two points.

The team was coached by Gary Pavy.