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January 5, 2014

Wolfe City downs Cumby


CUMBY —   Colton Quirl pumped in 23 points to help the Wolfe City Wolves to a 56-32 District 15-A win over Cumby on Saturday.

  Malik Gaffney fired in 12 points and Justin Wilkinson added 11 as the Wolves squared their district record at 2-2.

  Noah Dyer led Cumby with 14 points and Travis Taylor chipped in 10.

                     District 15-A boys

Wolfe City    16    20    5    14    —56

Cumby           5    10    9      8    —32

  WC: Colton Quirl 23, Malik Gaffney 12, Justin Wilkinson 11, Hunter Bostick 6, Tim Lloyd 3.

  C: Noah Dyer 14, Travis Taylor 10, Tyler McCrary 4, Cody Anderson 2.

  Record: WC 6-7, 2-2.

  Next game: Blue Ridge at Wolfe City, Tuesday.

                    Junior varsity boys

Wolfe City    13    14    13    18    —58

Cumby         19      6     8     16    —49

  WC: Jaylon Gaffney 18, Dawson Caldwell 17, Tanner Brummett 12.

  C: White 18.

Bland 48,

Sam Rayburn 40

  MERIT — The Bland Tigers improved to 11-2 for the season with a 48-40 win over Sam Rayburn on Saturday.

  Glen Quezada led the Tigers with 14 points and Chris Brown added 11 as Bland upped its District 15-A record to 2-1.

                          District 15-A boys

Sam Rayburn    15      5    12      8    —40

Bland                   2    18    15    13    —48

  SR: Cockrell 14, Ballinger 7.

  B: Glen Quezada 14, Chris Brown 11, Juan Aviles 9, Thomas Sourber 8, Cameron Turner 3, Brayton Godwin 3.

  Record: B 11-2, 2-1.

  Next game: Bland at Cumby, Tuesday.

Sam Rayburn 42,

Bland (girls) 33

  MERIT — Sam Rayburn outscored Bland 17-8 in the fourth quarter to take a 42-33 District 15-A win over the Lady Tigers on Tuesday.

  Savannah Brixey led Bland with 14 points.

                           District 15-A girls

Sam Rayburn    15    4    6    17    —42

Bland                   7    9    9     8     —33

  SR: Mason 18, Clark 12.

  B: Savannah Brixey 14, Sara Waidelich 5, Bailey Robichaux 4, Nelly Ramirez 4.

  Next game: Bland at Cumby, Tuesday.


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