Friday Basketball Roundup: Bullard Girls Top Tyler Lee, Marshall Hands Whitehouse Boys First Loss + More
BULLARD -- Erin Brinkley turned in a strong performance against Bullard, but the Lady Panthers got more points from more players and held on for a 44-35 win over Tyler Lee.
Lexi Kirgan paced the Lady Panthers with 19 points. Lauren Zachary connected on three 3-point attempts for a second-best 11 points for the winning side.
Brinkley led Lee with 15 points.
Bullard established a seven-point led in the first quarter, 9-2, and led 18-8 at the break. The point margin jumped to 11 in the third quarter. The Lady Raiders couldn't overcome that spread despite scoring 14 points in the final frame.
Bullard will host Westwood on Tuesday. Lee will simultaneously visit Winnsboro for its final non-district game.
Grace Rallies Against Bishop Dunne
FRISCO -- The Lady Cougars held Bishop Dunne scoreless in the fourth quarter to cap a 34-27, come-from-behind victory in Frisco Legacy Christian Academy's tournament.
Tyler Grace Community, which moved to 9-2 with the win, got 25 combined points from Parker Daughtry and Adie Daughtry.
Parker Daughtry led the way with a game-best 13 points.
Bishop Dunne opened the game with a 12-7 lead after the first quarter. Grace tied the game at 27-27 before the blanking in the final period.
The Lady Cougars will face Flower Mound Coram Deo today at 1:30 p.m back in Frisco.
Winona Remains Perfect
WINONA -- The Lady Wildcats got big performances from Randaysha Hanson, Nichole Garrett and and Mallori Shacklett as part of its 52-39 home win against Frankston in non-district competition.
Hanson scored 18 points while Garrett and Shacklett finished with 14 and 13 points, respectively.
Shacklett also recorded seven rebounds.
Winona (7-0) will play Chapel Hill today.
Whitehouse Splits Friday Schedule
HUNTINGTON -- Marshall handed Whitehouse its first loss of season, 66-60, in Huntington's Coca Cola Classic before the Wildcats rallied for win No. 6 of the year against Livingston.
Ryan Walls and Javier Neal reached double digits against Marshall. Walls led the way with 17 points and Neal scored 13 points.
Colby Duhon and Isiah Clark got into the act more in Whitehouse's 63-41 win against Livingston to close the day. Both players finished with nine points while Walls and Neal once again scored 17 and 13 points, respectively.
Whitehouse (6-1) will visit Brownsboro on Tuesday.