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January 22, 2014

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



WYLIE — Quinlan (girls) 65,

Wills Point 26

  WILLS POINT — Quinlan Ford’s No. 14 state-ranked Lady Panthers claimed a 65-26 District 14-3A win over Lake Tawakoni rival Wills Point on Tuesday.

  Carley Torbert led Ford with 15 points as the Lady Panthers improved to 21-4 for the season.

                         District 14-3A girls

Quinlan Ford    15    18    16    16    —65

Wills Point          6      5      9      6    —26

  QF: Valentine 13, Courtney Hall 7, Jesseca Keeton 14, Jenna Ackenback 9, Carley Torbert 15, Miranda Roberts 1, Charity Timmons 8.

  WP: Perez 4, Cox 6, Cunigan 12, McInnis 5.

  Records: QF 21-4.

Longview Heritage 69,

GCS 46

  Longview Christian Heritage outscored the Greenville Christian School Eagles 69-46 in TAPPS District 2-2A play on Tuesday in the Eagles Nest.

  Grant Sheffield led the victors with 25 points.

  Will Martens topped GCS with 18 points and Nathan Weaks added 13.

          TAPPS District 2-2A boys

     Longview Heritage 69, GCS 46

  LH: Sheffield 25, Jones 13, Cox 13.

  GCS: Will Martens 18, Nathan Weaks 13.

  Next game: Rockwall Heritage at GCS, Friday.

Celeste (girls) 54,

Cumby 19

  CELESTE — The Celeste Lady Blue Devils rolled to a 54-19 District 15-A win over Cumby on Tuesday.

  Jalisa Phillips led Celeste with 14 points. Paige Stark added 10 as Celeste improved to 8-2 in district play.

  Ashley Purser led Cumby with 10 points.

              District 15-A girls

Cumby      4      2      8      5    —19

Celeste    15    10    12    17    —54

  C: Ashley Purser 10, Grace Campbell 4, Candice Horrocks 2, Madison Thomas 2, Kaylee Giles 1.

  Ce: Paige Stark 10, Devon Jackson 8, Tiffany Crossland 8, Rachel Myers 6, Sarah Myers 6, Catherine Mackey 2, Jalisa Phillips 14.

  Records: C 13-8, 8-2.

  Next game: Celeste at Blue Ridge, Friday.

Leonard (girls) 50,

Pilot Point 34

  PILOT POINT — Kimmy Blackburn fired in 27 points to lead the Leonard Lady Tigers to a 50-34 District 12-2A victory over Pilot Point Tuesday.

        District 12-2A girls

     Leonard 50, Pilot Point 34

  L: Kimmy Blackburn 27, Malena Farber 9, Lexi Devincentis 5, Baylee Jordan 3, Jayla Hattaway 2, Jasmine Hart 2, Chasity Cummings 2.

  PP: Allison Ray 12, Hydela Chancellor 9.

  Next game: Farmersville at Leonard, Friday.

GCS (girls) 47,

Longview Heritage 32

  Shelby Hauser banked in 23 points and had 10 rebounds to lead the Greenville Christian School Lady Eagles to a 47-32 victory over Longview Christian Heritage Tuesday.

  Meaghan Brown poured in 11 points for GCS, while Lynsie Brown added nine points and 10 rebounds.

     TAPPS District 2-2A girls

LH       6    11    11      4    —32

GCS    8    13    12    14    —47

  LH: Zachary 8.

  GCS: Lynsie Brown 9, Sophie Wimberley 4, Shelby Hauser 23, Meaghan Brown 11.

  Records: GCS 2-3, 2-2.

  Next game: RH at GCS, Friday.

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