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February 1, 2014

Greenville Lady Lions beat Denison; Lions fall

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

GREENVILLE — Greenville (girls) 42,

Denison 35

  DENISON — Savannah Himes fired in 11 points to help the Greenville Lady Lions win 42-35 over the Denison Lady Yellow Jackets Friday.

Greenville is now 3-10 in district.

  Jordan Sweat led Greenville with eight rebounds, while Reagan Jeffery had seven. LaQuesha Williams led with four steals.

  “Overall we played a good game,” said Greenville coach Lesa Darst. “Every player made contributions to the win. We’re heading into Tuesday night’s last district game and senior night.”

                    District 13-4A girls

Greenville    8    18      9      7    —42

Denison       8      4    10    13    —35

  G: Monica Johnson 6, LaQuesha Williams 8, Ruby Pena 3, Reagan Jeffery 2, Kassidy Watson 6, Jordan Sweat 6, Savannah Himes 11.

  D: Williams 14, Nixon 14, McBride 3, Meek 2, Crawford 1, Hunt 1.

  Record: G 6-19, 3-10.

  Next game: Sherman at Greenville, Tuesday.

Denison 69,

Greenville 68

  DENISON — The Greenville Lions lost a tough overtime game to the Denison Yellow Jackets Friday in District 13-4A action, falling 69-68.

  Jerry Dickeson fired in 23 to lead Greenville, Justin Wade pumped in 19 for the Lions, who now are 12-10 overall and 4-6 in district.

  “We had a great start and we executed well in the first quarter,” said Greenville coach Marcus Smith. “Second quarter we were careless at times with the ball and therefore the momentum went Denison’s way. The rest of the game both teams were going back and forth. Denison hit a big shot to send the game into overtime. Denison made a few more plays than we did.”

  The Lions will stay at home to play Sherman on Tuesday.

                     District 13-4A boys

Greenville    13      9    14    21    11    —68

Denison         4    18    17    18    12    —69

  G: Collen Wilburn 1, Byron Redman 6, John Franklin 4, Layton Prado 2, D’erren Wilson 6, Justin Wade 19, Brady Mulkey 7, Jerry Dickeson 23.

  Record: G 12-10, 4-6

  Next game: Sherman at Greenville, Tuesday.

GCS (girls) 30,

ETCA 21

  The Greenville Christian School Lady Eagles won 30-21 over East Texas Christian Friday night in District 2-2A TAPPS action.

  Sophie Wimberley tallied 12 to lead GCS, while Meaghan Brown added 10. Lynsie Brown had 14 rebounds, four assists and six steals for the Lady Eagles. Meaghan Brown tallied five steals, while   Shelby Hauser got eight rebounds and five steals. Sophie Wimberley had seven steals and six rebounds, while Peyton Fuller got six steals.

  GCS is now 4-4 overall; 4-3 in district.

  The Lady Eagles will host Garland Christian Tuesday on Jam the Gym and Senior night.

                                    TAPPS District 2-2A girls

East Texas Christian    2    11    1      5    —21

Greenville Christian     4      2    9    15    —30

  ETC: Perkins 7, Hearn 7.

  GCS: Sophie Wimberley 12, Meaghan Brown 10, Lynsie Brown 6, Shelby Hauser 2.

  Record: GCS 4-4, 4-3

  Next game: Garland Christian at GCS, Tuesday, Jam the Gym and Senior night.

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