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January 9, 2013

Denison takes two from Greenville Lady Lions, Lions

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GREENVILLE — Denison 42,

Greenville 35

  DENISON — Denison pulled away from the Greenville Lady Lions in the fourth quarter to claim a 42-35 District 13-4A victory on Tuesday.

  Denison trailed 24-20 entering the fourth quarter but outscored the Lady Lions 18-7 during the final eight minutes.

  “Tough loss,” said Lady Lions coach Lesa Darst. “Got to put it behind us and get ready for Sherman on Friday.”

  Elizabeth Rutherford, who shot 50 percent from the field, led the Lady Lions with 15 points.

Arian Alford finished with seven points, six steals and five rebounds for the Lady Lions and Savannah Himes had six points to go with five rebounds.

  Jacoya Johnson paced Denison with 13 points.

  The Lady Lions, now 11-9 overall and 1-5 in district play, will entertain Sherman on Friday.

                    District 13-4A girls

Greenville    8    10    10     7    —35

Denison       6    11     7    18    —42

  G: Arian Alford 7, Maddy Crabtree 5, Chandra Jeffery 2, Elizabeth Rutherford 15, Savannah Himes 6.

  D: Jacoya Johnson 13, Jasmine Ballard 11.

  Records: G 11-9, 1-5.

  Next game: Sherman at Greenville, Friday.

                    Junior varsity girls

Greenville    9      5    17    5    —36

Denison     12    14    10    8    —44

  G: Reagan Jeffery 16, Britney Smith 8.

  D: Nixon 25.

Denison 64,

Greenville 58

  DENISON — Daniel Batey fired in 31 points to carry the Denison Yellow Jackets to a 64-58 District 13-4A win over the Greenville Lions on Tuesday night.

  Greenville dropped to 11-12 for the season and 0-4 in district play.

  “The issue right now is consistency,” said Lions coach Marcus Smith. “Consistently playing defense.”

  The Lions also had some problems on offense, missing 11 free throws and 20 shots in the paint.

  “We’re improving but that’s where we’re still lacking, finishing,” said Smith.

  Dartannon Wilson led the Lions with 18 points and Collen Wilburn chipped in 14.

                     District 13-4A boys

Greenville    17     8    17    16    —58

Denison      18    13    13    20    —64

  G: Brady Mulkey 2, Jerry Dickeson 4, Marquis Taylor 7, Marlon Mack 7, Darion Neal 6, Collen Wilburn 14, Dartannon Wilson 18.

  D: McShane Wyatt 2, Josh Henry 2, Clifton Hines 4, Jaleel Dade 9, Keondrick Golston 6, Will Parker 10, Daniel Batey 31.

  Record: G 11-12, 0-4.

  Next game: Sherman at Greenville, Friday.

                     Junior varsity boys

Greenville    18    18    12    19    —67

Denison         8    16      7      9    —40

  G: Brandon Forbes 18, Shaquille Anderson 16, Derrien Wilson 14, Layton Prado 14.

  D: McBride 12.

                     Freshman boys

Greenville    11    14    14    12    —51

Denison       10    21    11    24    —66

  G: Spencer Gilbert 19, Treveon Heard 15.

  D: Johnson 27, Rose 21.

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