Cope, Greenacres and Elm Grove picked up victories Thursday in middle school district action.
In eighth-grade games, Cope edged Haughton 34-33 at Cope, Elm Grove defeated Greenacres at Greenacres and Benton defeated Rusheon at Benton.
In seventh-grade games, Cope defeated Haughton, Elm Grove slipped past Greenacres 16-14 and Benton downed Rusheon.
At Cope, Adi McDowell scored 20 points to lead the Cope eighth-grade team to the victory.
Karliyah Woodard and Laila Clinton added four each.
Skylar Branch paced Haughton with 19 points, including 15 in the second half. Bella Hammond added 10.
McKenzie Watson and Jaci Carter combined for four.
Cope led 28-21 after three quarters and then held off a Haughton rally in the fourth.
The loss was the Lady Bucs’ second by one point to begin the season.
Nia Williams poured in 19 points for the victorious Cope seventh-grade team.
La’Erika Smith added nine.
At Greenacres, Khia Thomas led the Elm Grove eighth-grade team to the victory with 12 points.
Zara Baker added six.
Amari Mosley led Greenacres with five points. Saja Shihadeh, Rebekah Coleman and Ciin Cing combined for five.
Audrey Perryman scored 10 points to lead the victorious Greenacres seventh-grade team.
Yazzmin Wilson chipped in six.
Ne’veah Allen led Elm Grove with six. Saniyah Rhodes and Lacey Mills had four each.
At Benton, Lainey Lafitte and Avery Ryan scored 10 and eight points, respectively, for the victorious Lady Tigers eighth-grade team.
Taylor Martinez added seven and Emma Friar six. Jules Clifton and Jersey Shadoin had four each. Arden Smith, Kryshna Bostic, Ella Sims and Emmy Buchanan combined for six.
Martinez led the team in steals with five. Emily Stephens had four and Lafitte three.
Stephens led the Lady Tigers with six assists. Ryan had a team-high eight rebounds,
Cylah Grigsby and Bella Wiese scored 13 and 11 points, respectively, to lead the Benton seventh-grade squad.
Anna Flowers added eight. Micah Walker had six, Emma Holmes four and Jada Winn two.
Wiese and Flowers had seven steals each. Grigsby had five.
Wiese and Grigsby had four assists each. Winn had five rebounds and Walker four.
NOTE: The above report is based on information provided by coaches. It will be updated if more information is received.