Friday’s Basketball Roundup: Martin’s Mill Programs Notch Wins + Gary Girls Win Big
WINNSBORO -- The Martin's Mill's girls team earned a 61-31 against Paris North Lamar and a nice 41-40 win against a much larger Sulphur Springs school at the Winnsboro Tournament.
Forward Cheyenne Brown scored 24 points for the Lady Mustangs (5-3) and a supporting cast of five players combined for the remaining 17 points.
Desi Debase led Sulphur Springs with 17 points, the team's lone double-digit scorer.
Brown scored a game-best 24 points for Martin's Mill in the win against North Lamar.
Gary Blows Out East Texas Christian Academy
GARY -- Ryley Beckman and Meagan Sewell combined for 38 points and Gary overpowered East Texas Christian Academy for a 76-9 win Friday.
Sewell made five 3-point shots in the game en route to 17 points. Beckman led the team with 21 points in addition to recording six rebounds, five assists and four steals.
Lacey McCasland recorded eight rebounds and seven points in the win.
Gary will play Beckville at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
BEN WHEELER -- Holding Clarksville's Clashon Gaffney to four first half points played a big role in Martin's Mill's 60-55 win Friday against the Tigers.
Gaffney roared back in the second half with another 17 points, but Davis Moore, Dylan Weatherford and some nice shots from the bench were too much to overcome.
Moore led the Mustangs (4-0) with 19 points and Weatherford recorded 17 points and more than 10 boards.
Clarksville's Damaion rounded out all players in double-digit scoring with 14 points.
The Tigers fell to 1-1 on the young season.