Friday Basketball Roundup: Chapel Hill Girls Remain Perfect In Winona + More
WINONA -- Chapel Hill will play for the WInona Tournament crown after downing Grand Saline and Rusk in second-day action.
Four Lady Bulldogs reached double figures in a 66-45 win against Grand Saline. That was enough to withstand a game-best 20 points from Brooklyn Bolin.
Kyia Moore and April Walker tied for the lead among Chapel Hill players with 16 points each. Mykaela Alfred and Ty'Liyah Moore scores 15 and 13 points to round out the top tier of scorers.
Behind Bolin, no other Grand Saline player had more than six points.
The second contest of Chapel Hill's day was a rematch against Rusk from Thursday's action in Winona, a 61-29 victory this time around on the heels of a lopsided win the day before.
Alfred led eight Lady Bulldogs scorers with 23 points.
Rusk had no scorers with more than seven tallies.
Chapel Hill, which is now 12-1 on the young season, will face Tatum today at 1:45 p.m. in the tournament's championship game.
Henderson Splits Two At Spring Hill
LONGVIEW -- Henderson won a second straight game against Marshall to open its time at the Spring Hill Tournament, 54-41, but it got trounced by Shreveport Loyola later in the day to fall back to .500 through eight games played.
The Lady Lions used a 19-8 first quarter to pull free of Marshall. From there, they held Marshall to four second-quarter points for a 34-12 lead at the break.
Tomariyah Dixon scored a game-best 21 points in Henderson's 79-28 loss to Loyola. Unfortunately, Loyola had four players reach double digits and held the rest of Henderson's scorers to four points or less.
Henderson (4-4) will resume tournament action today at 9 a.m. against Center.
Grace Clinches Silver Bracket Championship Game
SEGUIN -- Tyler Grace Community earned a 77-22 win against Austin St. Stephens and a 53-27 victory over Center Point in second-day games at the Geronimo Navarro Tournament in Seguin.
Four players hit double digits in the rout of St. Stephens.
Jordan Tauscher and Addie Daughtry scored 23 and 19 points, respectively, to lead the way. Molly Hicks and Lauren Evans were the other players to score 10 or more points in the win.
The game against Center Point was a bit more defensive. Grace held the opposition to single digits in each quarter, including a five-point first and a four-point fourth period.
Daughty led the way against Center Point with 14 points. Hicks and Tauscher also hit double digits.
Grace (9-4) will play in the tournament's Silver Bracket championship game today at 4:30 p.m.
Bullard Splits Two In Eustace
EUSTACE -- Bullard got a 45-20 win against Scurry and was handed a 42-34 loss from Sunnyvale in its second day at the Eustace Tournament.
The day opened against Scurry. Abby Ehrman led the Lady Panthers in scoring for the first time this season with 15 points.
Sydney Foster scored 14 points in the win, finishing second among the team.
Ehrman scored a team-best 14 points in the Sunnyvale loss. Lauren Zachry followed with 13 points, but no one else on the team scored more than three points.
Bullard will be back in Eustace today for a 2 p.m. game against Crandall.