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January 11, 2014

Greenville Lions, Lady Lions drop games in Sherman


SHERMAN —   Sherman jumped out to a 26-3 lead and then rolled to a 94-28 District 13-4A victory over the Greenville Lady Lions on Friday night.

Sherman upped its 13-4A record to 5-2 while the Lady Lions dropped to 2-5 in district play.

  “They’re so athletic, quick,” Greenville coach Lesa Darst said of the Lady Bearcats.

Jayzhia Softly led the victors with 30 points, while Sa’Liesha Hunter dropped in 24 and L’Lyn Wash added 18.

  Savannah Himes pumped in 10 points to lead the Lady Lions.

                    District 13-4A girls

Greenville    3      6    13      8    —28

Sherman    26    24    15    29    —94

  G: Savannah Himes 10, Jordan Sweat 6, Kassidy Watson 4, Monica Johnson 2, Cortney Luna 2, Reagan Jeffery 2, Brittani Gilstrap 2.

  S: Jayzhia Softly 30, Sa’Liesha Hunter 24, J’Lyn Wash 18.

  Record: G 5-14, 2-5; S 5-2.

Next game: Greenville at Royse City, Tuesday.

Sherman 68,

Greenville 63

  SHERMAN —  The Sherman Bearcats won 68-63 over the Greenville Lions Friday at Bearcat Gym.

Justin Wade fired in 13 to lead Greenville, while Collen Wilburn added 12 and D’erren Wilson 10.

  “We played pretty good defense tonight,” said Greenville coach Marcus Smith. “But we made crucial turnovers at the end of the game.”

  Greenville is now 11-7, 3-2 in district.

  The Lions travel to Royse City Tuesday to take on the Bulldogs.

                     District 13-4A boys

Greenville    18    16    15    14    —63

Sherman      18    22    10    18    —68

  G: Byron Redmon 2, John Franklin 6, Jerry Dickeson 4, Brady Mulkey 7, Marlon Mack 9, Collen Wilburn 12, D’erren Wilson 10, Justin Wade 13.

  S: Jlynn Thompson 26, Tre Mask 13, Williams 13.


Quinlan (girls) 60,

Rains 44

  QUINLAN — No. 18 state-ranked Quinlan Ford stayed undefeated in District 14-3A girls with a 60-44 win on Friday over Rains.

  Jesseca Keeton led the 19-4 Lady Panthers with 21 points, while Carley Torbert pumped in 13 and   Courtney Hall added 12. Ford is now 3-0 in district play.

Charlotte Bradshaw led Rains with 12 points.

                         District 14-3A girls

Rains                 5    13      8    18    —44

Quinlan Ford    12    17    16    15    —60

  R: Molly Carista 7, Carley Hill 5, Cortney Anderson 3, Kenna Kellam 4, Shye Meador-McCray 7, Megan Hazelwood 3, Charlotte Bradshaw 12, Hanna Dickens 3.

  QF: Valentine 3, Courtney Hall 12, Jesseca Keeton 21, Jenna Ackenback 2, Carley Torbert 13, Miranda Roberts 9.

  Records: QF 19-4, 3-0; R 1-1.

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