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January 4, 2014

McKinney North outscores Greenville Lions, Lady Lions


McKINNEY —   McKinney North knocked Greenville out of a tie for first place in District 13-4A, handing the Lions a 92-75 loss on Friday.

  McKinney North jumped out to a 27-13 lead in the first quarter and stayed in front to go 3-0 in district play.

  Jola Otubu fired in 20 points to lead the victorious Bulldogs and Collin Curran added 17.

  Jerry Dickeson led the Lions with 15 points, while Marlon Mack tossed in 13 and D’erren Wilson and Byron Redmon both added 11 as Greenville dropped to 2-1 in district play.

  “We did a poor job of defending the 3-point shot,” said Lions coach Marcus Smith. “Our defense wasn’t up to par. We put up a lot of points but we gave up too many.”

                             District 13-4A boys

Greenville             13    16    17    29    —75

McKinney North    27    22    20    21    —92

  G: John Franklin 5, Justin Wade 2, Brady Mulkey 6, D’erren Wilson 11, Byron Redmon 11, Collen Wilburn 6, Layton Prado 6, Marlon Mack 13, Jerry Dickeson 15.

  MN: Rashad Jackson 3, Michael Caldwell 2, Tanner Little 2, Taber McFadden 2, Reed Hatley 6, Steele Douglas 11, Jared Pearre 13, Julion Pearre 14, Colin Curran 17, Jola Otubu 20.

  Record: G 10-6, 2-1; MN 3-0.

  Next game: Denison at Greenville, Tuesday.

                               Junior varsity boys

Greenville               6      8    12      7    —33

McKinney North    21    27    21    16    —85

  G: Davion Brown 7, Cole Mulkey 6.

                             Freshman boys

Greenville               7    10    10    7    —34

McKinney North    21    13    12    9    —55

  G: Melvin Mapps 15.

McKinney North 93,

Greenville (girls) 30

  McKINNEY — Mikaehla Connor pumped in 35 points to lead No. 3 state-ranked McKinney North to a 93-30 District 13-4A win over the Greenville Lady Lions on Friday night.

McKinney North, now 14-4 for the season, stayed perfect in 13-4A at 5-0.

  Greenville, led by Reagan Jeffery’s eight points and seven from Savannah Himes, dropped to 1-4 in district play.

  “Extremely great basketball program,” said Greenville coach Lesa Darst. “We got beat by a good team, an excellent team.”

                              District 13-4A girls

Greenville               5      8    12      5    —30

McKinney North    26    20    24    23    —93

  G: Cortney Luna 3, Reagan Jeffery 8. Kassidy Watson 6, Monica Johnson 3, Jordan Sweat 2, Savannah Himes 7, LaQuesha Williams 1.

  MN: Mikaehla Connor 35, Stephanie Jackson 7, Amy Kleynhans 7, London Holland 6, Chanterria Jackson 6, Tia Wright 6, Alex Coleman 4, Lauren Foster 4, Breah Powell 2.

  Record: MN 14-4, 5-0; G 4-13, 1-4.

  Next game: Denison at Greenville, Tuesday.

                              Junior varsity girls

Greenville               5      2      0      7    —14

McKinney North    20    18    23    25    —83

  G: Monica Johnson 6, Hannah Cooper 3.

  MN: Dodge 22.

                             Freshman girls

         McKinney North 32, Greenville 18

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