Athens Review, Athens, Texas

January 17, 2013

HS HOOPS ROUNDUP: Bears fall to 1-1 in district play with 43-37 loss to Canton

From Staff Reports
The Athens Review

CANTON — The Brownsboro Bears held a 20-19 lead at the half but could not hold on during a 43-37 loss to the Canton Eagles Tuesday night.

With the loss, BHS is now 16-7 overall and 1-1 in District 15-3A play.

Davonte Givens led the way for the Bears with 16 points, while teammate Blake Ralson added 11 points in the loss.

Brownsboro will host the Athens Hornets Friday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m.

Brownsboro        10    10    18    9 — 37

Canton                5    14    10    14 — 43

BROWNSBORO — Bailey, 5; Ralson, 11; Givens, 16; McCarthy, 1; Bragdon, 4.

CANTON — Grace, 3; Nixon, 13; Eiland, 5; Anderson, 16; Wiggins, 4; Frosch, 2.

JV SCORE — Brownsboro 38, Canton 34.

Cayuga 93, Cross Roads 31

CAYUGA — The No. 6-ranked Cayuga Wildcats had another dominant performance in district play Tuesday night during their win over the Cross Roads Bobcats.

Cayuga held a 46-12 lead at the half.

Cross Roads is now 0-2 in District 18-A, Division 1 and will travel to Hubbard Friday night.

Tip-off for the game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Cross Roads      10  2      10      9   — 31

Cayuga              27 19     22     25  — 93

CROSS ROADS — Ardon, 10; McCracken, 2; Hazelip, 4; McCroy, 2; Davis, 4; Pardine, 2; Flowers, 5.

CAYUGA — Patrick Boxie, 6; D’onte Jackson, 5; Chandler Rigdon, 17; Keshawn Jackson, 6; Wesley Rigdon, 13; Trayce Howard, 2; Dion Shofner, 18; Preston Anderson, 19; Brayden Walthall, 3; Don Holly, 4.

JV SCORE — Cayuga 50, Crossroads, 8.

RECORDS — Crossroads (0-2); Cayuga 16-6 (2-0).

GIRLS

Mabank 39, Van 24

MABANK — The Mabank Lady Panthers improved to 4-0 in District 15-3A play with a 39-24 win over the Van Lady Vandals Tuesday night at Panther Gymnasium.

Kourtney Holyfield scored a game-high 19 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals. The Panthers travel to Mineola Friday night to face off against the Lady Jackets. Tip-off is set for 6:15 p.m.

VAN               10   3    7    4    — 24

MABANK        19   8    11    1    — 39

VAN — Lexi Yowell 5, Ivee Sutton 3, Bri Thompson 9, LaShannae Jones 2.

MABANK —  Bailey Swain 4, Morgen Gaona 5, Kortney Holyfield 19, Krista Stralow 2, Meagan Holyfield 2, Madison Holyfield 5, Gabi Corder 2.

Canton 41, Brownsboro 37

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Bearettes lost a hard-fought game against the Canton Eaglettes 41-37 Tuesday night.

Brownsboro held an 18-17 lead at the intermission.

The Bearettes are now 1-3 in District 15-3A play, while Canton improved to 2-2 in district play.

Brownsboro will host Athens on Friday.

Brownsboro     7  11      11        8     — 37

Canton            4  13    11    13        — 41

BROWNSBORO — Reagan Allen, 3; Shelbie Bagby, 5; Sidney Hightower, 11; Madison Montgomery, 5; Briana Warren, 13.

CANTON — Holly Raitz, 3; Deanna Childers, 2; Emery Elliott, 18; Kassidy Wilkerson, 10; Lilly Nelson, 3; Lauryn Reynolds, 5.

RECORDS — Brownsboro (1-3); Canton (2-2).

Cayuga 69, Cross Roads 30

CAYUGA — The Cayuga Lady Cats jumped out to a 41-13 lead at the half over the Cross Roads Lady Cats and never looked back Tuesday night.

With the loss, the Lady Cats are now 0-4 in District 18-A, Division 1 play.

Cross Roads is at Hubbard on Friday.

Cross Roads          8   5   10   7   — 30

Cayuga            16 25   12 16   — 69

CROSS ROADS — Kramer, 2; Norwood, 3; Hazelip, 6; Lookabaugh, 2; Burgess, 9; Bass, 8.

CAYUGA — Madison Spears, 24; Kylee Cross, 8; Molly Griffey, 11; Tiffany Gray, 5; Danielle Anderson, 9; Madyson Gunnels, 12.

JV SCORE — Cayuga 51, Cross Roads 2.

RECORDS — Cross Roads (0-4); Cayuga 14-8 (3-1).