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February 12, 2014

Celeste, Campbell girls win playoff games


GREENVILLE — Celeste (girls) 45,

James Bowie 38

  PATTONVILLE, Texas — Celeste’s Lady Devils jumped out to a 18-2 lead and then hung on for a 45-38 Class A bi-district win over James Bowie on Wednesday.

Jalisa Phillips fired in 20 points to spark the Lady Devils, who improved to 17-10 for the season.

  “We played really well,” said Celeste coach Amy Herron. “We come out strong. I don’t know if James Bowie was nervous or not but they kind of picked up the intensity. We held on because they made a run at us.”

  Celeste will advance to the area round to face No. 5 state-ranked Triple A Academy of Dallas.

               Class A girls bi-district

Celeste            18     8      6    11    —45

James Bowie    2    10    11    15    —38

  C: Paige Stark 1, Devon Jackson 8, Tiffany Crossland 4, Rachel Myers 6, Sarah Myers 6, Jalisa Phillips 20.

  JB: Reagan Williams 18, Kayla Burks 10.

  Record: C 17-10, JB 12-15.

  Next game: Celeste vs. Triple A Academy, TBA.

Bland 60,

Boles 53

  MERIT — Bland reached the 20-win mark for the season with a 60-53 victory over Boles in a District 15-A finale on Wednesday.

  The 20-4 Tigers are advancing to the playoffs but first will play Blue Ridge for seeding purposes. The date and site of that game have yet to be determined.

  Cameron Turner led the victors with 21 points and Chris Brown tossed in 15.

  Austin Morgan paced Boles with 17 points.

              District 15-A boys

Boles    14    16    12    11    —53

Bland    13    16    14    17    —60

  Bol: Austin Morgan 17, Kory Kanaman 8, Bailey Isom 8, Josh Monroe 6, Ross Bostick 6, Cameron Walker 5, Jayce Gibson 4.

  Bl: Cameron Turner 21, Chris Brown 15, Glen Quezada 9, Thomas Sourber 6, Juan Aviles 6, Brayton Godwin 3.

  Record: Bl 20-4, 11-3.

  Next game: Bland vs. Blue Ridge, TBA.

Campbell (girls) 40,

Bloomburg 13

  MOUNT PLEASANT — A 14-0 lead helped the No. 23 state-ranked Campbell Lady Indians pull away from Bloomburg 40-13 in a Class A Division II bi-district playoff.

  Caitlyn Branton led Campbell with 12 points and Haley Davidson fired in 10.

  Campbell will face Dodd City in the area round.

                    Class A girls bi-district

Campbell    14    7    11    6    —40

Bloomburg    0    5    6      2    —13

  C: Haley Davidson 10, Sarah Taylor 8, Taylor Looney 7, Emily Ashmore 2, Jordan Davidson 2, Caitlyn Branton 12.

  B: Restelle 4.

  Record: C 20-4.

  Next game: Campbell vs. Dodd City.

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