The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


February 1, 2014

Greenville Lady Lions beat Denison; Lions fall



GREENVILLE — Farmersville (girls) 62,

Caddo Mills 29

  CADDO MILLS — A 28-6 advantage in the third quarter helped the Farmersville Lady Farmers  to a  62-29 District 12-2A victory over Caddo Mills on Friday.

  Hannah Neal fired in 21 to lead the Lady Farmers, while Brittany Rich added 15.

Jordan Mize and Jaylynn Gracy each tallied six to lead Caddo Mills.

  Farmersville is now 17-7 overall and 7-4 in district.

                        District 12-2A girls

Farmersville    14    8    28    12    —62

Caddo Mills       4    8     6     11    —29

  F: Brittany Rich 15, Hannah Neal 21, Jennifer Calloway 10.

  CM: Jordan Mize 6, Jaylynn Gracy 6, Dreanna Hill 5.

  Records: F 17-7, 7-4; CM 3-14, 1-10.

  Next game: Caddo Mills at Leonard, Tuesday.

Wolfe City 48,

Trenton 47

  WOLFE CITY — Colton Quirl scored with nine seconds left to give the Wolfe City Wolves a 48-47 win over the No. 23 state-ranked Trenton Tigers.

  Quirl scored 20 points also pulled down 12 rebounds for the Wolves, who improved to 7-4 in district to keep their playoff hopes alive.

  Malik Gaffney hit four 3-point shots for the Wolves.

  Trenton suffered its first district loss to drop to 10-1.

                     District 15-A boys

Trenton        12    12    11    12    —47

Wolfe City    12      8    12    16    —48

  T: Henderson 13, Puyear 10.

  WC: Colton Quirl 20, Malik Gaffney 12, Hunter Bostick 7, Justin Wilkinson 6, Tim Lloyd 3.

  Records: T 10-1 in district, WC 7-4 in district.

  Next game: Wolfe City at Blue Ridge, Tuesday.

Leonard (girls) 40,

Van Alstyne 32

  LEONARD — The Leonard Lady Tigers defeated Van Alstyne 40-32 in District 12-2A play on Friday night.

  Malena Farber scored 10 points to lead Leonard, while Kimmy Blackburn added nine.

  The Lady Tigers are 5-6 in district.

        District 12-2A girls

    Leonard 40, Van Alstyne 32

  VA: Hensley 10.

  L: Malena Farber 10, Kimmy Blackburn 9, Chyenne Baker 5, Chasity Cummings 4, Brittyn Rushing 4, Jayla Hattaway 3, Baylee Jordan 3, Jasmine Hart 2.

  Record: L 5-6 in district

  Next game: Caddo Mills at Leonard, Tuesday.

Bland 41,

Celeste 17

  CELESTE — Thomas Sourber fired in 11 points as the Bland Tigers rolled to a 41-17 victory over the Celeste Blue Devils Friday in District 15-A action.

  Glen Quezada, Chris Brown, Clay Hughes and Juan Aviles all scored six points for the Tigers.

Tim Herman led Celeste with eight points and Austin Gilliam finished with six. 

                District 15-A boys

Bland       12    13    8    8    —41

Celeste    10      0    1    6    —17

  B: Thomas Sourber 11, Glen Quezada 6, Chris Brown 6, Clay Hughes 6, Juan Aviles 6, Cameron Turner 4, Brayton Godwin 2.

  C: Tim Herman 8, Austin Gilliam 6, Colton Smith 3.

  Next game: Celeste at Sam Rayburn, Tuesday; Cumby at Bland, Tuesday.

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