The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


February 13, 2013

Lucas Lovejoy spoils Lions season finale



GREENVILLE — Wolfe City 53,

Celeste 40

  WOLFE CITY — Wolfe City built a 28-13 halftime lead and then hung on for a 53-40 District 15-A win over the Celeste Blue Devils on Tuesday.

  Malik Gaffney led the Wolves with 11 points, while Hunter Bostick and Cody Harbin both tossed in 10 points.

  Justin Heuber topped Celeste with 12 points and Braden Morrow added 11.

                       District 15-A boys

Celeste          8      5    17    10    —40

Wolfe City    14    14    14    11    —53

  C: Justin Heuber 12, Braden Morrow 11, Austin Shatto 7, Tim Herman 4, Blake Garcia 2, Cody Evans 2, Dalton Edge 2.

  WC: Malik Gaffney 11, Hunter Bostick 10, Cody Harbin 10, Colton Quirl 9, Justin Wilkinson 8, Marston 2, Andre Brown 2, Tim Lloyd 1.

                     Junior varsity boys

Celeste        8    7    10      8    —33

Wolfe City    3    4    12    11    —30

  C: Jordan Wright 11, Gavin Corley 9.

  WC: Blassingame 10.

Edgewood 43,

Lone Oak 32

  LONE OAK — Edgewood handed Lone Oak a 43-32 loss in the Buffaloes’ season finale on Tuesday.

Sawyer Zachary fired in 12 points as Lone Oak finished at 14-17 for the season and 6-8 in district play.

  Edgewood, now 11-3 in district, will advance to the playoffs.

                      District 14-2A boys

Edgewood    18    11    7      7    —43

Lone Oak       4      8    9    11    —32

  E: Sharff 13, Tyner 9, Davidson 6, Beckham 5, Sharff 4, Bundy 3, Dillard 3.

  LO: Sawyer Zachary 12, Coleton Lasseter 8, Clint Mahand 6, Ethan Fite 4, Keegan Willson 2.

  Record: LO 14-17, 6-8; E 11-3.

Campbell (girls) 64,

Bloomburg 28

  MOUNT VERNON — Haley Davidson hit 36 points to spark the Campbell Lady Indians to a 64-28 Class A Division II bi-district win over Bloomburg on Tuesday.

  Davidson scored 30 of her points in the first half while leading the Lady Indians to a 49-19 halftime advantage. She sank a career-high eight 3-pointers.

  Breanna Ashmore also chipped in 10 points for the Lady Indians, who improved to 21-9 for the season.

  “It’s a great start to the playoffs,” said Campbell coach Steve Guffey. “They’ve come a long ways. At one time this year we were 2-6.”

  The Lady Indians will advance to the area round to play No. 3 state-ranked Dodd City on Friday at Bland High School in Merit. The time has not been determined.                             

                    Class A bi-district

Campbell    24    25    5    10    —64

Bloomburg    8      9    5      6    —28

  C: Haley Davidson 36, Breanna Ashmore 10, Jordan Davidson 6, Kaylin Stigall 6, Emily Ashmore 2, Sarah Taylor 2, Beca Christensen 2.

  B: Stephenson 11.

  Record: C 21-9.

  Next game: Celeste vs. Dodd City, Friday, Bland.

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