The East Carter Lady Raiders' eighth grade basketball program and future Class of 2021 currently holds the best record in school history with an overall record of 73-1.
The team includes Harley Paynter and Jascie Greene, who each played significant minutes in the East Carter High School varsity rotation. Paynter is considered to be a top-20 player in the Class of 2021 by various recruiting services.
Paynter averaged 4.6 points per contest last year while playing in all 34 contests at the high school level. Greene put up 2.3 points per game and shot 55.8 percent from the field. Olivia Parsons, Jaylen Steele, Alyssa Stickler, and Halle Swanagan also contributed on the varsity roster last year.
Players on the East Carter Lady Raiders' eighth grade team are, in numerical order, Alyssa Navarre, Addison Lewis, Alyssa Stickler, Jadien Waggoner, Halle Swanagan, Harley Paynter, Hannah Robinette, Hannah Jarvis, Jascie Greene, Olivia Parsons, Sarah Tussey, Jaelyn Steele, MaKayla Womack, and Karen Cabellaro.