The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


December 22, 2012

Lady Lions win at Wylie East; Lions fall 65-59


GREENVILLE — Greenville (girls) 52,

Wylie East 49

  WYLIE — The Greenville Lady Lions climbed back into the District 13-4A basketball race with a 52-49 win on Friday over Wylie East.

  “Big, big win,” said Greenville coach Lesa Darst, whose Lady Lions are now 1-3 in district play. “Our bench played a good game tonight. We were a lot more consistent.”

  Elizabeth Rutherford led the Lady Lions with 23 points. Mackenzie Cooper finished with 14 points and five rebounds. Maddy Crabtree added 10 points and four steals and Arian Alford had five assists.

                     District 13-4A girls

Greenville     10    19    17    5    —52

Wylie East    14    14    7    14    —49

  G: Maddy Crabtree 10, Mackenzie Cooper 14, Elizabeth Rutherford 23, Savannah Himes 4.

  WE: Robin Moore 2, Nadja Jones 7, Jasmine Shield 2, Hannah Moya 2, Priscilla Murray 2, Raven Moore 4, Arial Rivers 2, Emily Hartegan 21, Jordan Roper 5.

  Record: G 11-7, 1-3.

  Next game: McKinney North at Greenville, Jan. 4.

                       Junior varsity girls

Greenville       8    11    10     5    —34

Wylie East    10    10     7    14    —41

  G: Cheyenne Pel 7, Reagan Jeffery 13, Ruby Pena 10.

  WE: Coleman 12.

                     Freshman girls

Greenville     5    1      7    5    —18

Wylie East    4    6    16    3    —29

  G: Aletrice Alex 11, Donesha Fletcher 3.

  WE: Barbosa 8.

Wylie East 65,

Greenville 59

  WYLIE — Wylie East rallied from a 26-13 deficit in the first quarter to overtake the Greenville Lions 65-59 in District 13-4A action on Friday.

  “It was a tale of two halves,” said Greenville coach Marcus Smith, whose Lions dropped to 0-2 in district play. “We played pretty good the first half. The second half was horrible. We were lackluster on defense. Because we were lackluster on defense we couldn’t get anything going on offense.”

  Dartannon Wilson led the Lions with 19 points.

                     District 13-4A boys

Greenville     26    13      7    13    —59

Wylie East    13    15    19    16    —65

  G: Jamar Clark 2, Jason Thomas 2, Marquis Taylor 4, Taylor Kinney 3, Darion Neal 5, Brady Mulkey 4, John Franklin 4, Jerry Dickeson 9, Collen Wilburn 7, Dartannon Wilson 19.

  WE: Henry Dues 17, Jamar Finnie 12, Robert Benners 10, Jordan Wyatt 10, Braden Shewmake 6, Dexter Fuller 3, Eric Matthews 3, Austin Kiseler 2.

  Record: G 7-10, 0-2.

  Next game: Greenville vs. Liberty-Eylau, 11 a.m. Thursday, Paris tournament.

                      Junior varsity boys

Greenville       7      5    14    15    —41

Wylie East    10    25    10    16    —61

  G: Derren Wilson 17, Shaquille Anderson 13.

  WE: Booker-Currin 12.

                     Freshman boys

Greenville     12    10    11    14    —46

Wylie East    25    23    18    14    —80

  G: Spencer Gilbert 10, Treveon Heard 11.

  WE: Bailey 20.

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