The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

November 30, 2012

Greenville Lions, Lady Lions drop games at Royse City tournament

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

FROM STAFF REPORTS
Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE — Vista Ridge 74,

Greenville 61

  ROYSE CITY — Cedar Park Vista Ridge handed the Greenville Lions a 74-61 loss on Thursday in the Royse City tournament.

  “They were very disciplined,” said Lions coach Marcus Smith. “Pretty good on both ends on the floor. They played solid defense. They got a lot of defensive rebounds. For us, defensively we’re still a little slow.”

   Marquis Taylor fired in 27 points to lead the Lions and all scorers with 27 points, while Dartannon Wilson tossed in 12 and Jamar Clark added 10.

  Greenville, now 1-5 for the season, will next play Dallas Conrad at 11:30 a.m. today in the tournament.

                     Royse City tournament

                     Varsity boys

Greenville      19    17      6    19    —61

Vista Ridge    22    22    18    12    —74

  G: Brady Mulkey 2, Collen Wilburn 2, Darion Neal 8, Jamar Clark 10, Dartannon Wilson 12, Marquis Taylor 27.

  VR: Thomas 4, Shaull 1, Mayberry 5, Moehle 6, Gossett 7, Piper 12, Smung 14, Jackson 25.

  Record: G 1-5.

  Next game: Greenville vs. Dallas Conrad, 11:30 a.m. today.



Melissa (girls) 49,

Greenville 34

  ROYSE CITY — The Gr eenville Lady Lions dropped two games at the Royse City tournament on Thursday.

  Melissa beat the Lady Lions 49-34 in the first game and Dallas Bryan Adams slipped past Greenville 54-47 in the second game.

  Maddy Crabtree and Mackenzie Cooper both scored eight points to lead the Lady Lions against Melissa.

  Cooper and Elizabeth Rutherford both pumped in 11 points to lead Greenville against Bryan Adams as the Lady Lions dropped to 7-3 for the season.

  “We didn’t come focused and we lacked focus,” said Greenville coach Lesa Darst. “We must focus better.”

Greenville plays again at 10 a.m. Saturday in the tournament.

                    Royse City tournament

                    Girls game

Greenville    9    6      9    10    —34

Melissa      19    9    10    11    —49

  G: Arian Alford 3, Maddy Crabtree 8, Chandra Jeffery 2, Mackenzie Cooper 8, Elizabeth Rutherford 6, Abby Ellsworth 2, Savannah Himes 5.

  M: Taylor 16, Whitten 8.

                          Girls game

Bryan Adams    12     6    17    19    —54

Greenville        19    10      5    13    —47

  G: Arian Alford 6, Maddy Crabtree 8, Courtney Luna 3, Mackenzie Cooper 11, Elizabeth Rutherford 11, Abby Ellsworth 3, Savannah Himes 4.

  BA: Gilbert 15, Fears 12.

  Record: G 7-3.

  Next game: Greenville at Royse City tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday.



Quinlan Ford (girls) 39,

Alba-Golden 38

  WILLS POINT — A 12-11 edge in the first quarter helped the Quinlan Ford Lady Panthers slip past Alba-Golden, 39-38, in Thursday’s first round of the Wills Point tournament.

  Jessika Keeton led Ford with 14 points and Taylor Elrod added 13.

  Macie Arrington paced Alba-Golden and all scorers with 17 points.

                         Wills Point tournament

                         Girls game

Quinlan Ford    12    7    7    13    —39

Alba-Golden     11    7    7    13    —38

  QF: Jade Patton 2, Taylor Elrod 13, Jessika Keeton 14, Christian Hearn 2, Shelby Reeves 2, Brittany Smith 1.

  A-G: Corlie Lennon 10, CeTara Carter 4, Kaylee Bizzell 1, Michaela Moffett 4, Caitlin Lennon 2, Macie Arrington 17.

  Record: QF 8-3.

  Next game: Quinlan Ford vs. either Mabank or Trinity Christian-Addison, noon today, Wills Point tournament.



Bland (girls) 54,

Sulphur Bluff 21

  MERIT — The Bland Lady Tigers downed Sulphur Bluff’s Lady Bears 54-21 Thursday at the 18th annual Bland Invitational tournament.

Jaci Welborn fired in 12 points, while Sara Waidelich pumped in 10 for the Lady Tigers.

  The Campbell Indians lost 79-36 to the Sulphur Bluff Bears in the Bland tournament Thursday.

Scotty Green fired in 11 points for Campbell, while Dallas Degarso pumped in nine.

  McKinney Christian Academy won 48-44 over the Campbell Lady Indians.

  Haley Davidson pumped in 26 points for Campbell, and Sarah Taylor fired in 12.

                        Bland tournament

                        Girls game

Sulphur Bluff    5    5    9      2    —21

Bland              21    9    9    15    —54

SB: Hancock 7.

  B: Jaci Welborn 12, Sara Waidelich 10, Mackenzie Morquecho 7, Morgan Gann 6, Faith Sourber 6, Bailey Robichaux 6.

                         Boys game

Campbell           8     10     12       5     —36

Sulphur Bluff    19     21     28     11    —79

  C: Scotty Green 11, Dallas Degarso 9, Brian Curiel 6, Jr. Vasquez 4, Jacob Camp 3, Yovani Bonales 2.

  SB: Justin 23, Landon 17

                                  Girls game

Campbell                    11     16     10      7    —44

McKinney Christian    21     11     10      6    —48

  C: Haley Davidson 26, Sarah Taylor 12, Breanna Ashmore 4, Jordan Davidson 2.

MCA: Wilks 20, James 10, McAdams 16.

  Record: C 2-6.

  Next game: Campbell vs. either Bland or Sulphur Bluff, 11:30 a.m. today, Bland tournament.



Celeste (girls) 50,

Detroit 15

SAVOY — The Celeste Lady Blue Devils defeated the Detroit Lady Eagles 50-15 Thursday at the Savoy tournament.

  Tiffany Crossland fired in 15 points for Celeste, while teammate Morgan Lewis drained 13.

  Celeste is now 9-1 for the season.

  The Celeste Blue Devils won 55-32 over the Detroit Eagles Thursday. Justin Heuber fired in 14 points and Austin Shatto pumped in 13 to lead Celeste.

  Celeste is now 3-1 for the year.

                Savoy tournament

                Girls game

Detroit     5      4      2      4    —15

Celeste    6    19    10    15    —50

D: Bronner 6.

  C: Haley Trentham 3, Madalyne Pearce 2, Devon Jackson 2, Tiffany Crossland 15, Rachel Myers 5, Tirrani Dozier 3, Morgan Lewis 13, Ericka Jordan 5, Jessica Turnbaugh 2.

  Record: C 9-1.

  Next game:  Celeste vs. Honey Grove, Today,  8 a.m. Savoy tournament.

                 Boys game

Detroit      5    8      8    11    —32

Celeste    7    9    19    20    —55

  D: Reger 9, Hart 5, Ben 4, Yarbough 4.

  C: Justin Heuber 14, Austin Shatto 13, Dalton Edge 8, Tim Herman 7, Blake Garcia 5, Austin Gilliam 5, Keaton Hubbard 2, D.J. Jarrard 1.

  Record: C 3-1.

  Next game: Celeste vs. Fannindel, 3:30 p.m. today, Savoy tournament.