The Mt. Bethel B girl’s basketball team escaped with a 19-18 win over North Cobb Christian on Tuesday. It was a back and forth game, with Marai Bell and Berkley Vinson hitting key baskets in the fourth quarter to seal the win.
Down one late in the fourth quarter, the Eagles took a 17-16 lead on a put back by Bell. North Cobb Christian came right back down and scored again to retake the lead. Trailing 18-17, Ella McDaniel found Vinson for an easy jumper which gave Mt. Bethel a 19-18 lead they would not relinquish.
The win improved the Eagles to 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in Metro 10 play.
McDaniel led MBCA with eight points. Vinson added four points and Hannah Kenny scored three points. Bell and Charley Weeks each added two points.