The McEachern Lady Indians are on break. At 7-1 with region games ahead of a New York classic coming in January, McEachern is settling into their season. Their lone loss came at the hands of No.3 ranked nationally Blackman (TN) by seven in a Tennessee tournament.
McEachern (7-1; 4-0) swept Ribault-Jacksonville (FL) and Edgewater (FL) in a Florida tournament and have since remained undefeated in region action with a thirty point victory over region neighbor Harrison. For a team that likes to use pressure defense and push the tempo the Lady Indians are only averaging 64.6 points per game. Defensively they are allowing 49.0 points per game, averaging 17.43 in margin of victory in seven wins.
Junior Te’a Cooper is putting up numbers to the tune of 16.5 pts 5.6 ast 3.7 stl, Taylor Gordon is second in scoring in the team at 15.3 pts and Caliya Robinson is putting up 11.3 pts with 8.8 reb. McEachern is no longer ranked nationally after starting 20th in the preseason.
Southwest Dekalb (GA) (7-2) is ranked at No. 20 nationally by Max Preps defeating Southwest Atlanta Christian (GA), Miller Grove (GA) and Sacramento (CA). Southwest’s losses have come to Tucker (GA) and Windward (CA). Tucker loss to Norcross in a scrimmage, McEachern defeated Norcross on the road by two points this regular season. No other Georgia teams are nationally ranked.
McEachern’s next five games are against region opponents Kennesaw Mountain, Pebblebrook, Campbell, North Cobb and Marietta. They have defeated North Cobb and Marietta already this season. After that, Nazareth (NY) and Capitol Christian Academy (MD) await in New York for the Rose Classic Super Jam.