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Tide girls whip EastMont by 30

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 ELLISTON -- Galax got back on the winning track Monday night, blowing away Eastern Montgomery in the second half to take a 53-23 nondistrict win.

Leading by 11 at halftime, the Maroon Tide (6-5) outscored the Mustangs 28-9 in the final two quarters to win going away. The win snapped a three-game slide for Galax, which opens Mountain Empire District play tonight at home against Grayson County. Allison White led a balanced Maroon Tide scoring attack with 17 points. Five other Galax players scored between five and eight points each.   Galax....................7  18  11  17––53 E. Montgomery......2  12    3     6––23

Galax (6-5) Shumate 8, Russell 3, White 17, Bryant 8, Reynolds 6, Cassell 6, Bobbitt 5. Eastern Montgomery (1-7) A.Phoenix 6, Mello 2, Spain 1, Shelton 2, Ratliff 2, Cerva 2, Bandy 6, H.Phoenix 2.

Three-point field goals – Galax 4 (Shumate 2, Russell, Reynolds), Eastern Montgomery none.

JV – Galax 36-21.

Some information provided by Landmark News Service.