The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


December 12, 2012

Greenville Lions win at Tyler, Lady Lions fall in Royse City


GREENVILLE — Greenville 62,

John Tyler 60

  TYLER — Greenville outscored John Tyler 17-11 in the fourth quarter to claim a 62-60 non-district win at John Tyler on Tuesday night.

  “I told the guys at the end of the game this was a great way to get ready for district,” said Lions coach Marcus Smith. “We played tough. John Tyler got a big lead in the fourth quarter and then we went on an 11-2 run and was able to finish them off. The only lead we had was at the end of the game.”

  Dartannon Wilson fired in 20 points to lead the Lions, who improved to 7-8 for the season, while Jerry Dickeson added 10 and Brady Mulkey chipped in eight.

Keaunte Humber led John Tyler with 20 points.

  Greenville will be off on Friday to prepare for its District 13-4A opener on Tuesday at Wylie.

                     Varsity boys

Greenville    13    11    21    17    —62

John Tyler    15    15    19    11    —60

  G: Marlon Mack 2, Chris Bazor 3, Darion Neal 4, Jamar Clark 4, Collen Wilburn 5, Dartannon Wilson 20, Justin Wade 6, Brady Mulkey 8, Jerry Dickeson 10.

  JT: Patrick Williams 3, Javonte Tramble 3, Jacob Bush 4, Michael Jasper 4, William Vaughn 7, Henneseey Lampkin 11, Keaunte Humber 20.

  Record: G 7-8, JT 2-9.

  Next game: Greenville at Wylie, Tuesday.

                    Junior varsity boys

Greenville    11    14      2    8    —35

John Tyler    15    16    15    8    —54

  G: Derren Wilson 12, Brandon Forbes 9.

JT: McCollisky 14, Lewis 13.

                     Freshman boys

Greenville    12      9    10      4    —35

John Tyler    14    21    20    13    —68

  G: Spencer Gilbert 9, Treveon Heard 9.

  JT: Henderson 25, Gross 12.

Royse City 59,

Greenville (girls) 45

  ROYSE CITY — Royse City jumped out to a 27-16 halftime lead and hung on for a 59-45 victory over the Greenville Lady Lions in a District 13-4A opener on Tuesday.

Greenville rallied in the third quarter to tie it at 34-34 before the Lady Bulldogs pulled away.

  “The girls played hard, fought hard,” said Lady Lions coach Lesa Darst. “Had some good minutes out there. Missed some layups.”

  Krystal Pickron led all scorers with 27 points and Lauren Dusek added 12 points for the Lady Bulldogs, who improved to 11-5 for the season.

  Elizabeth Rutherford paced 10-5 Greenville with 14 points, while Maddy Crabtree added 11 and   Savannah Himes pitched in 10. Crabtree finished with six assists.

                       District 13-4A girls

Greenville       8      8    18    11    —45

Royse City    13    14    12    20    —59

  G: Arian Alford 4, Maddy Crabtree 11, Mackenzie Cooper 6, Elizabeth Rutherford 14, Savannah Himes 10.

  RC: Halea McCarroll 3, Sydnie Erbe 9, Keri Collins 4, Lauren Dusek 12, Krystal Pickron 27, Autumn Quinn 2, Janai Williams 2.

  Record: G 10-5, 0-1; RC 11-5, 1-0.

  Next game: Lucas Lovejoy at Greenville, JV-5, V-6:30 p.m. Friday.

                      Junior varsity girls

Greenville       7      5      3    11    —26

Royse City    17    14    11    14    —56

  G: Cheyenne Pel 8, Raegan Jeffery 10.

  RC: Warton 14.

                      Freshman girls

Greenville       7      6    5    6    —24

Royse City    10    10    4    5    —29

  G: Britney Smith 13, Aletrice Alex 9.

  RC: Najara 8.

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