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February 6, 2013

Local teams win key games


GREENVILLE — Leonard 72,

Caddo Mills 46

  CADDO MILLS — Leonard’s Tigers jumped out to a 17-5 lead in the first quarter and then rolled to a 72-46 District 12-2A win over Caddo Mills on Tuesday.

  Matthew Wilson led a balanced offense for Leonard With 14 points, while Max Scoggins and Scott Bratt both tossed in 12 points and Ty McKinney added 10.

  Jordan Dixon led the Foxes with 11 points and Garrett Cox added 10.

                       District 12-2A boys

Leonard        17    21    19    15    —72

Caddo Mills    5      8    18    15    —46

  L: Matthew Wilson 14, Max Scoggins 12, Scott Bratt 12, Ty McKinney 10, Tyler “Turbo” Turner 8, Jacob Redmon 5, Blake Hicks 5, Austin Kitchens 4, Robert Greene 1, Storm Taylor 1.

  CM: Jordan Dixon 11, Garrett Cox 10, Damian Newby 9, Daxx Hill 8, Jacob Tillet 3, Johnathan Gilliespie 3, Jordan Bicknell 2.

  Record: CM 12-15, 2-8; L 20-7, 8-3.

 Next game: Sunnyvale at Caddo Mills, Friday; Gunter at Leonard, Friday.

Bland (girls) 50,

Cumby 36

  CUMBY — The Bland Lady Tigers outscored Cumby 24-11 in the fourth quarter to take a 50-36 District 15-A girls victory on Tuesday.

  Sara Waidelich paced Bland with 17 points and Jaci Welborn added 14.

Breanna Gay led Cumby with 14 points.

                 District 15-A girls

Bland        5    11    10    24    —50

Cumby    10     7      8    11    —36

  B: Sara Waidelich 17, Jaci Welborn 14, Morgen Gann 8.

  C: Breanna Gay 14, Duck 10.

              Junior varsity girls

Bland    16    8    6    10    —40

Cumby    9    5    6      8    —28

  B: Kellie Pate 16, Bailey Wooten 10.

  C: Ugalde 13.

Garland Christian 81,

GCS 28

  GARLAND — Garland Christian cruised to an 81-28 victory over the Greenville Christian School Eagles on Tuesday night.

  Will Martens led GCS with 11 points, followed by Andy Henderson with eight, Tristan Wooten with four, Andrew Eastwood with three and Cameron Arnold with two.

  GCS will entertain Longview Heritage Christian on Friday night at home.

Yantis (girls) 36,

Campbell 34

YANTIS — Yantis nipped the Campbell Lady Indians 36-34 to wrap up the District 23-A title on Tuesday.

  Campbell wound up second in district with a 6-2 record while Yantis finished at 8-0.

  Haley Davidson led Campbell with 17 points and Sarah Taylor added 11.

  Campbell will face Bloomburg on Tuesday in the bi-district round of the playoffs.

                   District 23-A girls

Campbell    12    8    5    9    —34

Yantis         13    8    8    7    —36

  C: Haley Davidson 17, Sarah Taylor 11, Jordan Davidson 2, Breanna Ashmore 4.

  Y: Jose Wetzel 21.

  Records: C 19-9, 6-2; Y 8-0.

  Next game: Campbell vs. Bloomburg, Tuesday.

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      Bland is sending a girls team after the Lady Tigers finished second to Martins Mill at the Region III-A tournament at the Piney Woods Country Club course last week in Nacogdoches.
    Martins Mill carded a 452 for 18 holes. Bland fired a 485.

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      The second annual event is set for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night at Greenville High School. The girls game tips off first, with the boys event to follow.


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