The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Sports

February 20, 2013

No. 1 Saltillo turns back Campbell; Boles, Leonard win

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

SULPHUR SPRINGS —   No. 1 ranked Saltillo had too much height for the Campbell Lady Indians, who dropped their Class A Division II regional quarterfinal basketball playoff game by a 51-23 margin.

  Saltillo’s lineup features five players who stand 5-10 or taller, including 6-1 senior Victoria Stetcher, the Lady Lions’ scoring leader with 17 points.

  Campbell only has one player taller than 5-8: 5-10 freshman Sarah Looney.

  “We blocked out great against Dodd,” said Campbell coach Steve Guffey, whose Lady Indians upset No. 3 state-ranked Dodd City 52-45 in the area round. “But not that well against Saltillo. At times we had a 5-2 blocking a 5-10 girl.”

  Saltillo dominated on the boards, often holding Campbell to one shot on the defensive end and then getting offensive rebounds on the other end that produced putback baskets.

  “They got too many second chance points in the first half,” said Guffey.

  Karli Brewer, a 5-7 senior, also tossed in 12 points for Saltillo, while 5-10 freshman Haylee Clover added eight, plus 5-10 senior Ariel Tippit and 5-10 senior Andrea Tippit both tossed in six points.

  Only two Campbell players scored. Haley Davidson, the 5-5 junior, scored inside and out to finish with a game-high 19 points. Breanna Ashmore, the 5-8 freshman, added four points.

Campbell, which started the season at 2-6, finished at 22-10.

  “We’ve had a great year,” said Guffey. “I don’t know that we expected to go this far at the beginning of the year. We came together at the end and played hard.”

  Saltillo, now 29-5, advances to the Region III-A tournament in Tyler on Friday.

                    Class A Division II

                   Girls regional quarterfinals

Campbell    6      7      2      8    —23

Saltillo       15    11    14    11    —51

  C: Haley Davidson 19, Breanna Ashmore 4.

  S: Ariel Tippit 6, Karli Brewer 12, Victoria Stretcher 17, Chelsea Moore 2, Haylee Clover 8, Andrea Tippit ;6.

  Records: C 22-10, S 29-5.

  Next game: Saltillo vs. Strawn or Frost, 3 p.m. Friday, Region III tournament, Tyler.

Leonard 68,

Pottsboro 42

  ANNA — Tyler “Turbo” Turner fired in 21 points, while Storm Taylor pumped in 14 to lead the Leonard Tigers to a 68-42 bi-district playoff victory over Pottsboro Tuesday.

  Blake Hicks tallied 10 for Leonard.

  Justin Lawler banked in 16 for Pottsboro, while Dallas Sewell added 12.

  Leonard is now 24-7 and will face Whitney Friday at 7 p.m. at Ellis Davis Fieldhouse in Dallas.

                  Class 2A boys bi-district

Leonard    17    12    10    29    —68

Pottsboro    6    19    7    10    —42

  L: Tyler “Turbo” Turner 21, Storm Taylor 14, Blake Hicks 10, Jacob Redmon 8, Austin Kitchens 7, Scott Bratt 4, Ty McKinney 2, Matthew Wilson 2.

  P: Justin Lawler 16, Dallas Sewell 12.

  Record: L 24-7.

  Next game: Leonard vs. Whitney, 7 p.m. Friday, Ellis Davis Fieldhouse, Dallas.

Text Only
Sports
  • All-star basketball games set for Saturday night in Greenville

      Last year Greenville senior Dartannon Wilson took advantage of the home court with 34 points to lead all scorers at the first annual Chicken Express all-star basketball game.
      Wilson helped the North to a 114-85 victory over the South in a fast-paced boys game. Wilson, who was 15-of-20 from the field including a couple of dunks, also pulled down 12 rebounds and handed out four assists to secure most valuable player honors.

      The second annual event is set for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night at Greenville High School. The girls game tips off first, with the boys event to follow.

     

    April 23, 2014

  • Kaitlyne McNair makes play.jpg Sherman spoils Lady Lions season finale

      The Greenville Lady Lions finished their District 13-4A softball season at home on Friday with a 9-2 loss to the Sherman Lady Bearcats.
      Greenville honored senior players Ali Threndyle, Megan Shaw, Tayler Cordova and Katie McMurray in pre-game ceremonies.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Justin Koger signs.jpg Greenville catcher Justin Koger signs with Arkansas-Little Rock

      A switch in positions has helped Greenville senior baseball player Justin Koger advance his career.
      Koger, who has signed a letter of intent with the University of Arkansa at Little Rock, began his baseball career with the Greenville Lions as a shortstop, pitcher and third baseman.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Players protest return of fired Minnesota coach

    The University of Minnesota-Mankato football team Wednesday boycotted the fired head coach who won his job back in an arbitrator’s ruling last week, nearly two years after fighting accusations of child pornography and other misconduct.

    April 17, 2014

  • No. 19 state-ranked Lone Oak claims regular season finale

      The 19th state-ranked Lone Oak Lady Buffaloes added to their nine-game winning streak by shutting out Quitman 9-0 in District 14-2A softball on Tuesday.
      Freshman pitcher Mariah Nichols got the win, striking out 14 while only walking two in a two-hitter to wrap up the regular season.

    April 16, 2014

  • Lady Lions earn all-district soccer honors

    Brinkley Henson, Greenville’s top goal scorer, also earned top honors for the Lady Lions on the All-District 19-4A soccer team.

    April 13, 2014

  • Quirl, Godwin earn top honors in All-District 15-A basketball

    Wolfe City’s high-scoring post player Colten Quirl earned top honors on the All-District 15-A basketball team.

    April 13, 2014

  • McKinney North shuts out Lady Lions

       Celeste Verdelivo shut down Greenville on one hit as McKinney North claimed a 12-0 District 13-4A softball victory over the Lady Lions on Friday.

    April 12, 2014

  • Fired coach unjustly accused of visiting porn sites

    April 12, 2014

  • Big win for college coach wrongly accused of child porn

    An emotional saga that began with a child pornography accusation 18 months ago ended in final victory Thursday for the ex-football coach of Minnesota State University-Mankato who was fired even though the charges against him were found groundless and dismissed.

    April 11, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads
Poll

Who should the Houston Texans take with the first pick of the 2014 National Football League draft?

Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel
South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney
Central Florida QB Blake Bortles
Auburn OT Greg Robinson
Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack
Clemson WR Sammy Watkins
Texas A&M WR Mike Evans
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Real Estate News