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February 5, 2014

Sherman takes two District 13-4A victories from Greenville

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

GREENVILLE — Sherman 71,

Greenville (girls) 23

     By David Claybourn

       Herald-Banner Sports Editor

  Sherman spoiled the Greenville Lady Lions’ senior night on Tuesday, handing them a 71-23 District 13-4A loss.

  Sherman, which went 11-3 in district play, is headed to the playoffs while the Greenville Lady Lions will finish the season with a 3-11 district record.

  Sherman jumped out to a 13-0 lead before the Lady Lions scored at the 4:40 mark of the first quarter on a free throw by Reagan Jeffery. Sherman led 23-6 after one quarter and 45-10 at halftime.

  Sa’Liesha Hunter led the victors with 17 points, while Jayzhia Softly fired in 14 and J’Lyn Wash added 12.

  LaQuesha Williams led Greenville with seven points and Jordan Sweat finished with six.

                    District 13-4A girls

Sherman    23    22    12  14    —71

Greenville    6      4      6    7    —23

  S: Sa’Leisha Hunter 17, Brandi Higgs 6, J’Lyn Wash 12, Jayzhia Softly 14, Kristne Gittens 1, Emily Kirkpatrick 2, Mary Motley 8, Brelyn Rays 5, Jazlyn Cleamons 2, Dalea Myles 4.

  G: Monica Johnson 5, LaQuesha Williams 7, Reagan Jeffery 3, Jordan Sweat 6, Savannah Himes 2.

  Records: S 16-11, 11-3; G 6-20, 3-11.

Sherman 64,

Greenville 57

      By Steve Shwarts

     Herald-Banner Staff

  Jlynn Thompson fired in 37 points to lead the Sherman Bearcats to a 64-57 win over the Greenville Lions on Tuesday in District 13-4A action at the Lions Den.

  Tre Mask added 13 for Sherman, which evened its season  record at 12-12. The Bearcats are now 3-9 in district.

  Justin Wade banked in 21 points to lead Greenville, while Collen Wilburn added 16.

  The Lions fell to 12-12 overall and 4-8 in district.

  “It’s a tough loss for us,” said Greenville coach Marcus Smith. “ We could never get any rhythm consistently on offense. We got outhustled on the offensive boards. We really didn’t play good defense. We had many opportunities to tie the ballgame, but either we turned the ball over or made poor offensive decisions.”

                   District 13-4A boys

Sherman        9    21    17    17    —64

Greenville    12    16    14    15    —57

  S: Banner Sullivan 3, Trayson Jones 4, Ty Williams 7, Tre Mask 13, Jlynn Thompson 37.

  G: Collen Wilburn 16, Octavion Phelps 4, Marlon Mack 2, D’erren Wilson 5, Justin Wade 21, Brady Mulkey 2, Jerry Dickeson 4.

  Records: S 12-12, 3-9.

  G 12-12, 4-8.

  Next game: Royse City at Greenville, Friday. (Senior Night)

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