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December 11, 2011

Boles Hornets, Caddo Mills Lady Foxes win Celeste titles


CELESTE —   Hunter Jordan fired in 21 points to secure most valuable player honors and also lead the Boles Hornets to a 51-43 victory over Lone Oak in the finals of the Celeste invitational tournament on Saturday.

  Boles jumped out to a 19-13 lead in the first quarter and turned back repeated charges by the Buffaloes for the rest of the game. All-tournament selection Cyle Monroe also pumped in 14 points to spark the victorious Hornets and Jacob Isom added 10 points.

  Jordan averaged 25.7 points per game during the tournament to earn the top gun award.

  The girls’ top gun winner, Elizabeth Rutherford, led the Caddo Mills Lady Foxes to the girls championship with a 56-54 over Lone Oak in the finals.

  Rutherford hit a free throw with 0.7 seconds left to put Caddo Mills up by two. Lone Oak called timeout and got off a hurried 3-pointer that bounced off the back rim at the final buzzer.

  Rutherford fired in 18 points and all-tournament selection Hannah Hopkins tossed in 12 to spark   Caddo Mills, which defeated Lone Oak for the third time this season.

  Alyssa Busby led Lone Oak with 14 points and four rebounds.

  Alyson Hicks chipped in seven points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Lady Buffs, who also collected seven points from Miranda Garlington and six points and six rebounds from Ashleigh Dodwell. Breigh Renner also pitched in six points for Lone Oak.

  Caddo Mills beat host Celeste 55-40 in the boys third-place game and Savoy claimed third place in the girls division with a 43-30 win over Celeste.

           Celeste Invitational tournament

                    Saturday’s results

                    Boys championship game

Lone Oak    13    13    6    11    —43

Boles           19    10    9    13    —51

  LO: Trever Lasseter 13, Sawyer Zachary 11, Reed Elmore 7, Ethan Fite 6, Clint Mahand 4, Adam Nikles 2.

  B: Hunter Jordan 21, Cyle Monroe 14, Jacob Isom 10, Kenny Roberson 6.

                        Girls championship game

Lone Oak         9    19    12    12    —54

Caddo Mills    10    13    19    12    —56

  LO: Alexa Wallen 2, Ashleigh Dodwell 6, Kinsey Patton 2, Miranda Garlington 7, Sara Richardson 5, Alyssa Busby 14, Courtney McCoy 5, Breigh Renner 6, Alyson Hicks 7.

  CM: Kortni Barnes 8, Jaylynn Gracy 4, Tabatha Moore 1, Hannah Hopkins 12, Elizabeth Rutherford 18, Chelsea Jackson 6, Rebeka Ghozati 5.

                        Boys third place

Caddo Mills    15    14      8    18    —55

Celeste             6    10    14    10    —40

  CM: DaQuan Stoker 15, Taylor Bicknell 13, Damian Newby 8, Jeremy Welch 8, Taylor Lumsden 6, Tyler Spradlin 3, Cody Cresswell 2.

  C: Blake Garcia 2, Tim Herman 2, Braden Morrow 6, Allen Lyday 12, Jake Thompson 5, Justin Hueber 8, Trevor Daugherty 1, Robert Griffis 2.

  Next game: Caddo Mills at Lone Oak, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

                 Girls third place

Savoy       11    9    9    14    —43

Celeste     10    5    5    10    —30

  S: Linda Leyser 6, Whitney Cooke 10, Bailey McGehee 19, Caitlin McClain 8.

  C: Haley Trentham 9, Madalyne Pearce 5, Tiffany Crossland 9, Rachel Myers 2, Morgan Lewis 3, Alisha Williford 2.

                     Boys consolation

Wolfe City    13    11    10    22    —56

Leonard JV    7    18    20     6    —51

  WC: Justin Wilkinson 12, Tanner Bostick 10, Malik Gaffney 7, Hunter Bostick 4, K.J. Brown 2.

  L: Laine Albert 13, Richy Lasater 10, Austin Kitchens 15.

             Girls consolation

Bells    22    15    17    12    —66

Boles    4       3      3    10    —20

  Be: Elaney Sanford 6, Macie Robinson 14, Karlee Hall 15, Emily Fagan 12.

  B: Ty Abdo 8, Courtney Byrd 6, Mariah Harris 4, Jessica Susunage 6.

                      Boys seventh place

Savoy        12    12    16    16    —56

Fannindel    7    11      3    11    —32

  S: Bradley Cragg 14, Brayden Phillips 6, Aaron Dugger 13.

  F: Hayden Thomas 16, Robert Erwin 6.

                      Girls seventh place

Fannindel       5    6      0    8    —19

Celeste JV    10    2    16    8    —36

  F: Chatorian Locke 6.

  C: Devon Jackson 17.


           Boys team

Allen Lyday, Celeste

Damian Newby, Caddo Mills

Sawyer Zachary, Lone Oak

Trever Lasseter, Lone Oak

Cyle Monroe, Boles

MVP — Hunter Jordan, Boles

Top gun — 1. Hunter Jordan, Boles; 2. Allen Lyday, Celeste.

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