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January 15, 2014

Royse City downs Lady Lions, Lions


ROYSE CITY —   Royse City avenged a 47-42 loss to Greenville in the District 13-4A opener, beating the Lady Lions 59-43 in the rematch on Tuesday.

  “We played hard defensively,” said Greenville coach Lesa Darst. “We just didn’t have it offensively tonight.”

  Savannah Himes led the Lady Lions with a double-double, producing 18 points and 11 rebounds.   LaQuesha Williams finished with 13 points and eight steals. Reagan Jeffery wound up with seven points and seven rebounds.

  Alexus Walton paced Royse City with 21 points and Jasmine Woodard added 12.

                    District 13-4A girls

Greenville     10      9      8    16    —43

Royse City    17    10    18    14    —59

  G: LaQuesha Williams 13, Reagan Jeffery 7, Kassidy Watson 3, Brittani Gilstrap 1, Jordan Sweat 1, Savannah Himes 18.

  RC: Alexus Walton 21, Yasmine Woodard 12, Morgan Sumrow 5, Melanie Sumrow 4, Janai Williams 4, Delle Munoz 4, Keri Collins 3, Jessica Lopez 3, Sara Collins 2, Jasmine Escobedo 1.

Records: G 5-15, 2-6.

  Next game: Lucas Lovejoy at Greenville, Friday.

Royse City 68,

Greenville 60

  ROYSE CITY — Royse City squared its District 13-4A record at 3-3 with a 68-60 win over the Greenville Lions on Tuesday.

  The Lions, who are now 11-7 for the season, also dropped down to 3-3 in district play.

Joseph Steffen fired in 20 to lead Royse City, while Matthew Briceno and Jackson Watts each scored 12 and Dalton Warner added 10.

  Collen Wilburn fired in 16 to lead Greenville, while Justin Wade tallied 12 and Brady Mulkey added 11.

“We were able to put a lot of points on the board, but our lack of defense hurt us tonight,” said Greenville coach Marcus Smith.

  The Lions will return to their home court on Friday against Lucas Lovejoy.

                     District 13-4A boys

Greenviile     19    18    12    11    —60

Royse City    24    11    16    17    —68

  G: Jerry Dickeson 2, D’erren Wilson 2, Byron Redman 8, Marlon Mack 9, Brady Mulkey 11, Justin Wade 12, Collen Wilburn 16.

  RC:  Joseph Steffen 20, Matthew Briceno 12, Jackson Watts 12, Dalton Warner 10, Jared Richardson 7, Cameron Cafee 4, Devante Alexander 2, Tyler Thompson 1.

  Records: RC 9-9, 3-3;  G 11-7, 3-3.

  Next game: Lovejoy at Greenville, Friday.

Fannindel 52,

Campbell 48

  CAMPBELL — Fannindel outscored Campbell in each of the last three quarters to claim a 52-48 non-district win on Tuesday.

  Andrew Miller led the victorious Falcons with 19 points.

  Kegan Malone topped Campbell with 12 points.

                     Non-district basketball

Fannindel    10    9    17    16    —52

Campbell     11    6    15    13    —48

  F: Andrew Miller 19.

 C: Kegan Malone 12, Diego Romero 9, Bailey Ferguson 7, Tevin Truesdale 5, Dallas DeGarso 5.

  Record: C 8-11.

  Next game: Campbell at Yantis, Friday.

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