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December 29, 2012

Leonard boys, Rains girls reach Leonard finals



LEONARD — Dallas Thunder 57,

Bland (girls) 41

  McKINNEY — Dallas Thunder handed the Bland Lady Tigers a 57-41 loss on Friday at the McKinney Christian tournament.

  Sara Waidelich topped Bland with 14 points.

  Bryanna Gunn led the Thunder with 16 points and Mary Moss chipped in 13.

                            McKinney Christian tournament

Bland                   10      7    14    10    —41

Dallas Thunder    18    13    10    16    —57

  B: Sara Waidelich 14, Morgen Gann 6, Savannah Brixey 6, Jaci Welborn 6.

  DT: Bryanna Gunn 16, Mary Moss 13.

Quinlan Ford (girls) 56,

Frisco Wakeland 43

  QUINLAN — Quinlan Ford’s Lady Panthers improved to 16-7 for the season with a 56-43 win over Frisco Wakeland on Friday.

  Carley Torbert paced the Lady Panthers with 16 points, while Taylor Elrod and Jessika Keeton both added 15.

  Alana Aguirre of Wakeland led all scorers with 23 points.

                               Girls game

Frisco Wakeland    13    12    12      6    —43

Quinlan Ford         16    16     11    14    —56

  FW: Mariah Fluellen 10, Ashley McDonald 6, Alana Aguirre 23, Taylor Brom 2, Chalen Brom 2.

  QF: Taylor Elrod 15, Ariel Hernandez 3, Jessika Keeton 15, Carley Torbert 16, Shelby Reeves 2, Brittany Smith 4, Jenna Ackenback 4.

  Record: QF 16-7.

Greenville 61,

North Lamar 60

  PARIS, Texas — The Greenville Lions won two games Friday at the Paris basketball tournament to reach today’s 2:30 p.m. finals.

  Greenville downed Hooks 72-36 and then host North Lamar 61-60 to even their season record at 10-10.

  “The five-day layoff for our guys helped us out,” said Greenville coach Marcus Smith. “We had fresh legs. We went back to our tough aggressive defense that we talked about before the season started.   For the most part we made good decisions on offense and we played hard. We hope the community will come out and watch us play in the championship game in Paris.”

  Collen Wilburn fired in 16 points to lead the Lions against Hooks, while Dartannon Wilson added 14 and Marlon Mack chipped in 10.

  Wilburn with 21 points led Greenville over North Lamar, while Marquise Taylor added nine.

  Greenville will play either Paris or Mabank in the championship game.

                     Paris tournament

                     Boys quarterfinals

Greenville    14    18    20    20    —72

Hooks          10    10    12      4    —36

  G: Jerry Dickeson 2, Justin Wade 1, Taylor Kinney 2, Darion Neal 4, Brady Mulkey 6, Chris Bazor 6, Marquise Taylor 8, Marlon Mack 10, Dartannon Wilson 14, Collen Wilburn 16.

  H: Romero 2, Hamilton 2, Swan 3, Farchiseur 3, T. Hamilton 5, Johnson 6, Doddy 15.

                                  Boys semifinals

Greenville                  16    12    17    16    —61

Paris North Lamar     10    14    16    20    —60

  NL: Robinson 2, Dukletin 2, Johnson 4, Anthony 6, McDonald 8, Ellis 8, Walker 15, Odie 15.

  G: Marlon Mack 2, Jason Thomas 2, Darion Neal 4, Jerry Dickeson 5, John Franklin 5, Brady Mulkey 6, Dartannon Wilson 7, Marquise Taylor 9, Collen Wilburn 21.

  Record: G 10-10.

  Next game: Greenville vs. Paris or Mabank, 2:30 p.m. today, championship game of Paris tournament.


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