Lady Eagles outlast Escambia

Published 11:04 am Thursday, January 17, 2013

Fort Dale Academy's Caroline Snellgrove scored 10 points in the Lady Eagles' 40-37 win over Escambia Academy Tuesday night. (File Photo)

Fort Dale Academy edged Escambia Academy 40-37 Tuesday night.

Three Lady Eagles reached double figures in the win, led by Mary Sanford Perdue’s 13 points.

Hannah Johnson and Caroline Snellgrove both scored 10 points.

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Perdue and Snellgrove combined for five of Fort Dale’s six 3-pointers in the contest. Perdue was 3-for-5 from beyond the arc, while Snellgrove connected on 2-of-4 attempts.

Perdue also tallied four steals.

Theresa Scott led Fort Dale with 15 rebounds.

With the win, the Lady Eagles improved to 11-6 and 3-0 in Class AAA, Region 2.

Fort Dale will be back in action Thursday when it plays host to Hooper Academy. The game is slated to begin at 6 p.m.