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 — Boles 58,

Neches 27

  EUSTACE — Boles jumped out to a 16-2 lead in the first quarter and then cruised to a 58-27 victory over Neches on Saturday in the Eustace tournament.

Hunter Jordan led the Hornets with 19 points, while Ross Bostick and Caleb Samples both tossed in 10.

               Eustace tournament

Boles     16    20    10    12    —58

Neches    2      6    15      4    —27

  B: Hunter Jordan 19, Ross Bostick 10, Caleb Samples 10, Bailey Isom 7, Cameron Walker 7, Joshua Monroe 3, Devan Harris 2.

  N: Serge Kanetzky 10, Austin Willingham 5, Jake Sparkman 4.

Savoy 60,

Celeste 32

  SAVOY — Savoy handed the Celeste Blue Devils a 60-32 loss on Saturday in the Savoy tournament.

Blake Garcia led Celeste with six points.

               Savoy tournament

               Boys game

Celeste    7    10    2    13    —32

Savoy    17    17    16    10    —60

  C: Blake Garcia 6, Austin Shatto 5, Colton Smith 5.

  S: Franklin 22, Phillips 6.

  Record: C 3-3.

  Next game: Celeste at Collinsville, Tuesday.

North Forney 62,

Lone Oak (girls) 43

  WILLS POINT — A 20-9 start helped North Forney pull away for a 62-43 win over the Lone Oak Lady Buffs on Saturday in the Wills Point tournament.

  Alyssa Busby and Hanah Hichol both pumped in 13 points for Lone Oak. Busby, Nichol and Ashleigh Dodwell all had four steals for Lone Oak.

                         Wills Point tournament

                         Girls game


North Forney    20    18    12    12    —62

Lone Oak           9    16      5    13    —43

  LO: Alyssa Busby 13, Hanah Nichol 13, Courtney McCoy 8, Rebecca Cooke 4, Sara Richardson 4, Ashleigh Dodwell 2, Alexa Wallen 1.

                          Girls game


Lone Oak            8      5      8    13    —34

Dallas Carter     16    21    17    12    —64

   LO: Courtney McCoy 14, Alyssa Busby 8, Alexa Wallen 4, Chelse Rigsby 2, Sara Richardson 2.

DC: Taylor Tennison 21, Artavia Price 18, Khiante Moore 14, Moffett 6, Schetericka Antoine 4, Riley 2, Alicia Pena 1.

Quinlan Ford 49,

Mabank (girls) 37

  MABANK — The Quinlan Ford Lady Panthers whipped Mabank 49-37 to capture third place in the Wills Point tournament.

  Taylor Elrod led the Lady Panthers with 13 points, while Jessika Keeton tossed in 12 and Ariel Hernandez added 10.

                         Wills Point tournament

                         Girls third place

Quinlan Ford    14    14    13      8    —49

Mabank              9    12      2    14    —37

  QF: Taylor Elrod 13, Ariel Hernandez 10, Jessika Keeton 12, Carli Torbert 6, Shelby Reeves 2, Brittany Smith 6.

  M: Ramon 2, K. Holyfield 18, M. Holyfield 10, Young 1, Puemple 4, Corder 2.


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