Nevada Daily Mail
The Nevada seventh grade boys' basketball teams swept Joplin East Thursday night.
In the A game, Nevada picked up the victory by a final score of 26-20. Zach Gardner led the offensive effort with 16 points. Hunter Mason added five points.
On the defensive side of the ball, Braeden Hinton and Mason each had eight rebounds. Gardner had eight steals and three blocked shots in the game.
The B team completed the sweep with a 28-17 victory. Daulton Shepard paced Nevada with 18 points. On the defensive side in the B game, Braxton Shadden had eight rebounds, three steals, and two blocked shots.
Nevada plays again Monday, hosting Carthage at 5:30 p.m., at the Franklin P. Norman City/County Community Center.