The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


December 2, 2012

Bland, Leonard capture tourney titles in Merit

Celeste Lady Devils slip past Tom Bean to claim Savoy title


MERIT — Celeste (girls) 52,

Tom Bean 51

  SAVOY — Morgan Lewis hit two free throws with two seconds left to give the Celeste Lady Devils a 52-51 victory over Tom Bean on Saturday in the championship game of the Savoy tournament.

Lewis went 14-of-14 from the line to finish with a game-high 23 points and earn most valuable player honors for the tournament.

  Tiffany Crossland also earned all-tournament honors for Celeste after fired in 15 points and Haley Trentham added 12.

  Celeste, now 11-1 for the season, won its second straight tournament title and will be gunning for its third title starting on Thursday in the Celeste Invitational Tournament

                    Girls game

Celeste        12    12    9    19    —52

Tom Bean    15    13    8    13    —51

  C: Haley Trentham 12, Devon Jackson 2, Tiffany Crossland 15, Morgan Lewis 23.

  TB: Jones 16, Langford 12.

  Record: C 11-1.

  Next game: Celeste at Collinsville, Tuesday.

                  Junior varsity girls

              Cooper tournament

                  Championship game

Prairiland    0    9    2    4    —15

Celeste       8    4    3    8    —23

  C: Jalisa Phillips 7, Briana Heuber 5.

  Record: C 8-0.

  Next game: Celeste at Collinsville, Tuesday.

Greenville 87,

Wylie East 74

  ROYSE CITY — The Greenville Lions had a big day on Saturday at the Royse City tournament, outscoring Wylie East 87-74 and then Forney 87-76.

  “Great day,” said Lions coach Marcus Smith. “We didn’t play as a team yesterday (Friday). Today we played on both ends of the floor. Our turnovers are a little high. Main thing is we played as a team.”

  Eleven Lions scored in the win over Wylie East, led by Dartannon Wilson with 26 and Collen Wilburn with 20.

  Nine Lions scored against Forney as Wilson fired in 28, Jamar Clark added a career-high 25 and Brady Mulkey tossed in 10.

  The Lions, now 3-6 for the season, will face No. 23 state-ranked Princeton on Tuesday night in Princeton.

                     Royse City tournament

                     First game

Greenville     15    23    22    27    —87

Wylie East    19    22    11    22    —74

  G: Chris Bazor 3, Justin Wade 4, Jamar Clark 3, Kadeem Jimmerson 2, Jason Thomas 2, Marlon Mack 5, Darion Neal 5, Brady Mulkey 6, Jerry Dickeson 9, Collen Wilburn 20, Dartannon Wilson 26.

  WE: Finnie 20, Johnston 11, Keisler 12.

                     Second game

Forney         16    18    24    20    —76

Greenville    19    29    12    27    —87

  F: Tilley 13, Collins 14, Cheeks 12.

  G: Collen Wilburn 8, Jason Thomas 1, Jerry Dickeson 2, Marlon Mack 2, Darion Neal 2, Justin Wade 7, Brady Mulkey 10, Jamar Clark 25, Dartannon Wilson 28.

  Record: G 3-6

  Next game: Greenville at Princeton, Tuesday.

                    Freshman boys

Sherman      15    8    13    17    —47

Greenville    18    8      7    18    —49

  S: Wright 13.

  G: Carandal Hale 11, Cole Mulkey 10, Treyveon Heard 12, Spencer Gilbert 16.

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