Tuesday Basketball Roundup: Bullard, Martin’s Mill Girls Continued To Roll + More
LONGVIEW -- The ninth-ranked Bullard Lady Panthers remained unbeaten in District 16-4A with a 47-34 win over Spring Hill on Tuesday evening.
Lexi Kirgan led the way for Bullard (28-5, 8-0) with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Maddy Slayter added 13 points, seven boards and seven assists, and DeAnna Howard chipped in with 11 points.
Bullard made seven 3-pointers as a team.
Spring Hill (12-13, 3-5) was led in defeat by Ann Hollas, who finished with 10 points. Teammate Mikai Brown added six points, six rebounds, five assists and 10 steals.
The season resumes for each team Friday night. Bullard hosts Chapel Hill, while Spring Hill entertains Kilgore.
No. 9 Martin's Mill Lights It Up Vs. Quinlan Boles
QUINLAN -- The ninth-ranked Martin's Mill Lady Mustangs knocked down 10 3-pointers in an 82-21 drubbing of Quinlan Boles in District 14-2A action Tuesday.
Cheyenne Brown, a Northwestern State signee, led Martin's Mill (22-7, 8-0) with 33 points. Briley Moon connected on five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points, and Hailey Hawes hit a pair of 3's and had 14 points.
Alyssa Pate scored nine points on a trio of shots from beyond the arc, and Hailey Celsur contributed to the big win with two points, nine assists and eight steals.
Martin's Mill returns to the court Friday at Fruitvale.
Joaquin Downs Beckville
BECKVILLE -- The Joaquin Lady Rams earned a 42-25 victory over Beckville on Tuesday in District 22-2A action.
Hana Bonner led the way for Joaquin with 16 points, while Annabeth Vaughn finished with 13 points.
Beckville was led in defeat by Kimber Wesner, who had eight points and three rebounds. Stacie Brevard added five points and six boards, while Summer Dennis also contributed five points in the losing cause.
Each teams returns to action Friday. Joaquin plays host to Shelbyville, while Beckville is at home against Timpson.
Frankston Stays Perfect In District
NEW LONDON -- The Frankston Indians remained in the driver's seat for the District 18-3A championship with a 49-37 defeat of West Rusk on Tuesday.
Justice Bean paced Frankston (20-4, 10-0) with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Kendrick Rogers added 13 points and nine boards.
Dee Starling and Darrien Johnson led West Rusk in the loss with eight points apiece.
The season continues for both teams Friday. Frankston hosts Eustace, while West Rusk plays at Malakoff.
No. 21 Waskom Tops Jefferson In OT
JEFFERSON -- The 21st-ranked Waskom Wildcats remained unbeaten in District 17-3A with a 64-59 overtime win over Jefferson on Tuesday night.
Kevin Johnson led Waskom (10-5, 6-0) with 21 points. Eric Stephens III knocked down three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points, while Chan Amie and Kaleb Haynes had 12 points apiece.
Jefferson (19-8, 3-3) was led in defeat by Tyrone Luster's 15 points. Dee Mitchell added 13 points, while Stefan Luster chipped in with 12 points.
The reason resumes for both teams Friday night. Waskom hosts New Diana, while Jefferson is at Elysian Fields.
Tenaha Edges Shelbyville
TENAHA -- The Tenaha Tigers scored a key 68-65 win over Shelbyville in District 22-2A action Tuesday night.
Tyler Davison led Tenaha (4-2 in district) with 20 points, while D'Andre Thomas finished with 17 points and 15 rebounds. Colton Goeke added 15 points, and Tre Gardner chipped in with 12 points for the Tigers.
Shelbyville (5-1) was led in defeat by Jeron Boykins' 24 points.
Both teams return to the court Friday. Tenaha plays at Martinsville, while Shelbvyille travels to Joaquin.
No. 2 Laneville Routs Apple Springs
LANEVILLE -- The second-ranked Laneville Yellowjackets continued their mastery of District 28-A with a 114-26 demolition of Apple Springs on Tuesday.
Jaylon Grant led the way for Laneville (20-3, 9-0) with 33 points, which included seven 3-pointers, and five rebounds. Kendrick Anderson provided a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists and six steals, while Ty Johnson finished with 25 points, 10 boards and five steals.
Ladarius Arnett added 19 points and five assists, and Jayden Hollins had 13 points in the lopsided victory.
Laneville returns to action next Tuesday at Gary, while Apple Springs hosts Gary on Friday.