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November 27, 2013

Greenville Lions silence Dallas Thunder, 83-50

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Lions took control in the second quarter of an 83-50 victory over the Dallas Thunder Blue Team in non-district basketball on Tuesday in the Lions Den.

  Collen Wilburn and Brad Mulkey both fired in 17 points for the Lions. Wilburn hit three 3-pointers.

Jerry Dickeson pumped in 12 points and John Franklin also tallied 10 for Greenville, which is now 3-2 for the season.

  “Great game tonight and proud of our defense,” said Greenville coach Marcus Smith. “Better offensive ball movement tonight. We were very aggressive and we played as a team.”

  Dallas Thunder took its only lead of the evening 2-0 on a basket by Luke Demetrition and then Greenville scored eight in a row as Justin Wade hit a 3-point basket, followed by a Brady Mulkey basket and a Marlon Mack 3-pointer.

  Greenville then outscored the Thunder 27-13 in the second period to build a 47-24 halftime advantage.

  Dennis Robinson fired in 16, while Ryan Bray added 13 for the Thunder, which is 6-3 for the season.

  Greenville will take a break for Thanksgiving. The Lions will return to action at home on Tuesday against Princeton with the varsity contest starting at about 7:30 p.m.

                             Varsity boys

Dallas Thunder    11    13    12    14    —50

Greenville            20    27    11    25    —83

  DT: Dennis Robinson 16, Colton Childress 3, Robert Willis 8, Blake Rasbury 7, Bradford Weir 1, Ryan Bray 13.

  G: Collen Wilburn 17, Byron Redman 3, John Franklin 10, Octavion Phelps 3, Marlon Mack 3, D’erren Wilson 7, Justin Wade 8, Javonte Mitchell 3, Brady Mulkey 17, Jerry Dickeson 12.

  Records: DT 6-3, G 3-2.

  Next game: Princeton at Greenville, Tuesday.

                             Junior varsity boys

Dallas Thunder    8    20    15    15    —58

Greenville          24    14    14    18    —70

  DT: Childress 15, Weir 12, Shawn 13.

  G: Treveon Heard 20, Davion Brown 17, Tyren Nelson 11.

                             Freshman boys

Dallas Thunder    12     4      8    10    —34

Greenville           20    16    17    14    —67

  DT: Jasso 9, Hastings 9.

  G: Jacques Hawkins 12, Jalen Davis 11, Matthew Palmer 10.

Commerce 63,

Sulphur Springs 61

  SULPHUR SPRINGS — Commerce outscored Sulphur Springs 7-5 in overtime to claim a 63-61 non-district victory on Monday.

  Malcolm Fragosa led the victors with 19 points, while Trey Smith pumped in 13 and D’Lance Sharp added 11.

                            Varsity boys

Commerce          14    18      9    15    7    —63

Sulphur Springs    9    12    16    19    5    —61

C: Jaystin Wilson 9, D’Lance Sharp 11, Josiah Dennis 1, Dee Goodson 4, Zach Lucky 4, Connor Ellis 4, Zach Lucy 2, Trey Smith 13, Malcolm Fragosa 19.

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