Congratulations to the Upward Stars Upstate 8th Grade - Reese Girls for winning the Brawl in the Upstate in Easley this past weekend. The team defeated the Upstate Warriors twice, the SC Raptors, and the Carolina Sprinters 65-44 in the championship game. The leading scorers for the weekend were Lindsey Hardin (46 points), Liz Yex (35), and Caroline Reese (34). Niyonna McIntyre led the way inside with a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds in the championship game. Excellent defense and teamwork were the keys that led to the championship.