St. Mary’s Angels beat Destin Marlins

Destin’s Samantha Sherer pushes the ball inside against the St. Mary’s Angels. Sherer scored four points in the loss.

Breann Bradley knocked down 16 points to lead the St. Mary’s Angels in a 30-14 win over the Destin Marlins in girls middle school basketball action Monday night in Destin.

Bradley scored in every quarter to set the pace for the Angels.


In the first quarter, Bradley got things going with a basket. Parker Gatlin followed up with a basket and Carolyn Alaniz added a free throw. Destin finally got on the board with 18 seconds left in the first on a shot from Jerreka White.

In the second period, Bradley again led off the Angels with a layup. Destin’s Riane Neal put two points on the glass for Destin, then St. Mary’s answered with seven straight points for a 14-4 lead at the half.

In the third quarter, Bradley hit the first shot, then Destin’s Neal hit a another inside shot. Bradly scored again before Destin’s Samantha Sherer sank a long shot followed by a jumper from Madelyn Kelley. In the last couple of minutes, the Angels scored eight consecutive points with Breann Bradley and Brea Bradley each scoring four. St. Mary’s led 26-10 at the end of three.

In the fourth, Sherer drilled another long shot for the Marlins. Breann and Brea Bradley each scored a basket and Destin’s Kaylin Winter scoring.

For the game, Neal and Sherer each scored four points for Destin. Others contributing two points were White, Kelley and Winter.

Brea Bradley scored six for St. Mary’s and Parker Gatlin hit for five.

Up next for Destin is a 5 p.m. game Thursday at Meigs Middle School in Shalimar.