Spalding improves to 11-5 overall, 6-4 in region play.
Ibiam was one of four Lady Jags who scored in double figures and she hurt the smaller Lady Eagles with her size and touch around the basket.
“I always plan to go up strong, even with two players on me,” Ibiam said.
ELHS trailed 20-12 after one quarter and 34-30 at the half, but made a spirited run to get back in the game in the third quarter. A three-pointer from Arkia Armstrong gave ELHS its only lead of the second half, 39-38, halfway through the third.
A trey from Shay Williams (10 points) put Spalding up for good at 41-39 seconds later and the Lady Jags led 48-42 going into the final period.
Spalding went on a 9-3 run to start the fourth, giving the Lady Jags their biggest lead of the half at 57-45. A trey by Kiara Smith got the run started for Spalding.
“We did well, but we’ve got to play better defense overall,” said Smith, who finished with 11 points.
Shakeva Richards was the fourth Lady Jag in double figures, chipping in 16 points.
“We won but we can do better,” Richards said. “We just have to work harder and get better.”
Mia Adams led ELHS with 27 points while Armstrong added 21 points for the Lady Golden Eagles.