Friday Basketball Roundup: Harmony Boys Fend Off Big Night From Winnsboro’s Chase Wood + More
WINNSBORO -- Harmony benefitted from four players in double digits in its 82-71 win Friday at Winnsboro in District 14-3A competition.
The Eagles (3-4 in league play) needed all of them to stop Chase Wood and two other Raiders (2-5) with hot hands. Wood scored a game-best 31 points while Tadd Marler and Isaiah Benton chipped in 17 and 11, respectively.
Harmony's Jacob Kimmen put a large dent into Wood's big night, however. He scored 25 points for the winning side in addition to recording six steals.
Waymon Lay added 18 points for the Eagles to counter Marler. Konrad Eichelman's 14 points more than balanced out Benton.
Dalton Brenner rounded out Harmony's big scorers with 11 points and won a team-best seven rebounds.
Winnsboro will try to get back into the win column Tuesday while hosting Winona. The Eagles, meanwhile, will try to keep it going Tuesday at home against Edgewood.
Chapel Hill Too Much For Gladewater
NEW CHAPEL HILL -- Chapel Hill doubled up Gladewater, 70-32, in Friday's District 16-4A game.
Mykaela Alfred put up 25 points in the victory to top three other Lady Bulldogs in double-digit figures.
Karlea Duhon added 11 points while Daija Maddox and Princess Suell scored 10 apiece.
Chapel Hill will remain at home Tuesday to play Spring Hill. Gladewater will simultaneously visit Bullard.
Bullard Rolls Past Kilgore
KILGORE -- Bullard has struggled on the road against Kilgore in recent seasons. Not this year.
The Lady Panthers rolled to a 52-31 victory Friday in District 16-4A competition.
Hannah Lloyd knocked down five 3-pointers in addition to a shorter basket during the contest to lead Bullard (22-5, 4-1) with 17 points. Lexi Kirgan scored 15 points.
Mikayla Thomas scored 17 points for the Lady Bulldogs (6-19, 0-4), but no teammate scored more than four points.
Kilgore travels Tuesday to Gilmer. Bullard hosts Gladewater.
Winona Drops Quitman
QUITMAN -- Winona held onto sole possession of third place in District 14-3A thanks to a 63-45 victory at Quitman.
Daysha Hanson had a big offensive day, 17 points and seven assists. She also recorded six steals and four boards for the Lady Wildcats (16-6, 6-3).
Nicole Garrett and Lexus Lacy added 14 and 13 points, respectively.
Makayla Champions recorded 12 rebounds in addition to a team fourth-best eight points.
Quitman (5-16, 2-7) travels Tuesday to Mineola.
Winona will host Winnsboro on Tuesday.