The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


February 1, 2014

Greenville Lady Lions beat Denison; Lions fall



GREENVILLE — Van Alstyne 75,

Leonard 67

LEONARD — Scott Bratt fired in 17 points, but the Leonard Tigers fell 75-67 in overtime Friday to the Van Alstyne Panthers Friday in District 12-2A action.

Ryan Nixon tallied 13 for Leonard, while Justin Bennett added 10.

                       District 12-2A boys

Van Alstyne    9    20    20    14    12    —75

Leonard        13    19    15    16     4    —67

  VA: McCaskill 16, Thorpe 14, Boling 14.

  L: Scott Bratt 17, Ryan Nixon 13, Justin Bennett 10, Ty McKinney 9, Joe Gray 8, Jonathon St. George 4, Matthew Smith 2, Derek Taylor 2, Laine Albert 2.

  Record: L 10-15, 2-8.

  Next game: Caddo Mills at Leonard, Tuesday, Senior night.

                          Junior varsity boys

Sam Rayburn    4      6      3      8    —21

Boles               17    14    12    13    —55

  SR: Titsworth 9.

  B: Willson 17, Howell 12.

Celeste (girls) 42,

Bland 35

  CELESTE — Celeste’s Lady Devils wrapped up a playoff berth in District 15-A with a 42-35 victory on Friday over Bland.

  Celeste got some big free throws at the end from Devon Jackson and Paige Stark to seal the victory as the Lady Devils improved to 10-3 in district play and Bland dropped to 9-4.

  Jalisa Phillips topped Celeste with 13 points and Jackson finished with eight.

  Sara Waidelich led Bland with 10 points.

                  District 15-A girls

Bland         9    8    12     6    —35

Celeste    16    8     6    12    —42

  B: Nelly Ramirez 6, Savannah Brixey 2, Mackenzie Morquecho 2, Morgan Gann 4, Asleigh Evans 4, Bailey Robichaux 7, Sara Waidelich 10.

  C: Paige Stark 5, Devon Jackson 8, Tiffany Crossland 4, Rachel Myers 4, Sarah Myers 6, Jalisa Phillips 13, Caroline Cairns 2.

  Records: C 15-9, 10-3; B 9-4.

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

Lone Oak 49,

Commerce 31

  COMMERCE — No. 20 state-ranked Lone Oak matched that number with its 20th win of the season, beating Commerce 49-31.

  The 20-3 Buffaloes picked up 21 points from Ethan Fite, including four 3-pointers, to go with 10 from Sawyer Zachary.

  Lone Oak is now 11-0 in District 14-2A while Commerce dropped to 6-5.

  D’Lance Sharp led Commerce with 11 points.

                       District 14-2A boys

Lone Oak      7      8    13    21    —49

Commerce    0    10    10    11    —31

  LO: Ethan Fite 21, Sawyer Zachary 10, Trevor Hemphill 6, Clint Mahand 5, Kevin Smith 3, Jack Nichol 2, Coleton Lasseter 2.

  C: D’Lance Sharp 11, Jaystin Wilson 7, Malcolm Fragosa 4, Darren Redd 4, Dee Goodson 3, Al Jackson 2.

  Records: L 20-3, 11-0; C 6-5.

  Next game: Grand Saline at Lone Oak, Tuesday.

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