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January 22, 2014

Greenville Lions, Lady Lions drop 13-4A games at Wylie

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

WYLIE —

  Greenville led the first quarter before the Lady Lions gave way to Wylie in a 52-45 District 13-4A loss on Tuesday.

  “Everybody played really hard and they gave it their best,” said Lady Lions coach Lesa Darst. “We can walk away knowing we gave our best tonight.”

  Jordan Sweat had a big game inside for the Lady Lions with 18 points and 12 rebounds.

  LaQuesha Williams tossed in 12 points for Greenville and handed out three assists.

  Cortney Luna had seven assists and Savannah Himes finished with five rebounds.

Kennedi Foreman led Wylie with 19 points and Lauren Stallworth added 11.

                     District 13-4A girls

Greenville    14     14     7    10    —45

Wylie            12    17    18     4    —52

  G: Monica Johnson 1, LaQuesha Williams 12, Cortney Luna 2, Reagan Jeffery 6, Jordan Sweat 18, Savannah Himes 6.

  W: Kennedi Foreman 19, Lauren Stallworth 11, Anatasia Johnson 8.

  Records: G 5-17, 2-8.

  Next game: Greenville at Wylie East, Friday.

                   

Wylie 71,

Greenville 64

  WYLIE — The Greenville Lions lost a tough one to the Wylie Pirates Tuesday in District 13-4A basketball, falling 71-64 after leading much of the first half.

  “We had a great first half,” said Greenville coach Marcus Smith. “We attacked the basket. We took care of the ball and we played great defense. In the second half we went away from going inside. We had too many turnovers.”

  Justin Wade fired in 21 to lead Greenville, while Collen Wilburn tallied 15.

  Greenville is now 11-9 overall and 3-5 in district.

  Myron Varmall topped Wylie with 18 points.

                    District 13-4A boys

Greenville    17    18    14    15    —64

Wylie             9    22    16    24    —71

  G: John Franklin 2, Marlon Mack 3, D’erren Wilson 3, Brady Mulkey 6, Jerry Dickeson 7, Byron Redmon 7, Collen Wilburn 15, Justin Wade 21.

  W: Travonta Maddox 14, Myron Varmall 18.

  Records: G 11-9, 3-5.

  Next game: Greenville at Wylie East, Friday.

Bland (girls) 46,

Trenton 36

  TRENTON — Bland’s Lady Tigers jumped out to a 16-5 lead in the first quarter before claiming a 46-36 District 15-A victory over Trenton on Tuesday.

  Morgen Gann fired in 18 points to lead Bland, which also collected 10 points from Sara Waidelich.

                 District 15-A girls

Bland      16     8      9    13    —46

Trenton    5    10    15      6    —36

  B: Morgen Gann 18, Sara Waidelich 10, Bailey Robichaux 8, Savannah Brixey 7.

  T: Green 11, Connelly 12, Bennett 8.

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