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January 8, 2014

Greenville Lions, Lady Lions down Denison



GREENVILLE — Sam Rayburn 47,

Celeste (girls) 37

  CELESTE — Sam Rayburn handed the Celeste Lady Devils their first loss in District 15-A play, 47-37 on Tuesday night.

  Tiffany Crossland led Celeste with 10 points.

                           District 15-A girls

Sam Rayburn    13    6    15    13    —47

Celeste              10    6     7     13    —37

  SR: Mason 18, Sperce 12.

  C: Tiffany Crossland 10, Rachel Myers 6, Sarah Myers 8, Catherine Mackey 3, Jalisa Phillips 9.

  Records: C 9-7, 4-1.

  Next game: Celeste at Bland, Friday.

Sam Rayburn 45,

Celeste 25

  CELESTE — Sam Rayburn built a 27-8 lead in the first quarter and then cruised to a 45-25 District 15-A win over the Celeste Blue Devils on Tuesday.

  Austin Shatto led Celeste with 15 points.

                           District 15-A boys

Sam Rayburn    27    7    7    4    —45

Celeste               8    2     6    9    —25

  SR: Dollgener 15, Hanley 14.

  C: Austin Shatto 15, Micah McCaslin 4, Marco Santos 2, Tim Herman 2, Colton Smith 2.

  Record: C 1-8, 0-3.

  Next game: Celeste at Bland, Friday.

Leonard (girls) 46,

Van Alstyne 28

  VAN ALSTYNE — Kimmy Blackburn pumped in 19 points to help the Leonard Lady Tigers to a 46-28 District 12-2A win over Van Alstyne on Tuesday.

            District 12-2A girls

       Leonard 46, Van Alstyne 28

  L: Kimmy Blackburn 19, Cheyenne Baker 7, Chasity Cummings 6, Kirbie Stratton 3, Jayla Hattaway 2, Jasmine Hart 2, Brittyn Rushing 2.

VA: Simmons 11, Horn 6.

Bland 52,

Cumby 27

  CUMBY — Bland upped its District 15-A record to 3-1 with a 52-27 win on Tuesday over Cumby.

Cameron Turner led the victors with 18 points and Chris Brown added 13.

  Noah Dyer topped Cumby with 12 points.

             District 15-A boys

Bland        8    20    14    10    —52

Cumby    10     4       8     5    —27

  B: Cameron Turner 18, Chris Brown 13, Thomas Sourber 9, Glen Quezada 6, Juan Aviles 4, Clay Hughes 2.

  C: Noah Dyer 12, Cody Anderson 7, Travis Taylor 6, Dustin Heer 1, Tyler McCrary 1.

  Record: B 12-2, 3-1.

  Next game: Celeste at Bland, Friday.

Wolfe City 51,

Blue Ridge 35

  WOLFE CITY — Wolfe City rolled up a 16-3 lead in the first quarter on the way to a 51-35 District 15-A victory over Blue Ridge on Tuesday.

  Colton Quirl fired in 18 points to lead Wolfe City, which also collected 12 from Justin Wilkinson and 10 from Malik Gaffney.

                      District 15-A boys

Blue Ridge    3      8    10    14    —35

Wolfe City    16    14     9    12    —51

  BR: Martin 9, Weatherford 7, Wiggins 7, Agan 7.

  WC: Colton Quirl 18, Justin Wilkinson 12, Malik Gaffney 10, Hunter Bostick 8, Tim Lloyd 3.

  Record: WC 7-7, 3-2; BR 4-1.

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