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January 23, 2013

HS HOOPS ROUNDUP: Athens drops district contest to Canton, 72-63

CANTON — The Athens Hornets trailed 43-32 at the half against the Canton Eagles in their 72-63 District 15-3A loss Tuesday night.

Athens junior Anthony Sanders scored a game-high 22 points for the Hornets (14-14, 1-3), while teammate Courtland Lyons added 18 points in the loss.

Athens returns to the court Friday night with an 8 p.m. tipoff at Van.

Athens      13 19 12 19 — 63

Canton     18 25 17 12 — 72

ATHENS — Kynden Crist, 2; Antwon Chilton, 2; Anthony Sanders, 22; Courtland Lyons, 18; Jesse Durham, 4; Josh Garrett, 1; Trayvon Fuller, 6; Chris Jefferson, 8.

CANTON — Grace, 5; Nixon, 18; Eiland, 7; Anderson, 15; Wiggins, 10; Frosch, 17.

THREE POINT GOALS — A: Sanders (3), Lyons (2). C: Nixon (2), Wiggins, Frosch (3).

RECORDS — Athens 14-14 (1-3).

NEXT UP — Athens at Van, 8 p.m. Friday. Canton at Mabank, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Brownsboro 55, Mabank 47

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Bears picked up another big District 15-3A win with a 55-47 win on Tuesday night.

Will Bailey scored 18 points from Brownsboro, while teammate Davonte Givens scored 14 points in the win.

David Marler scored a game-high 19 points for the Panthers, while Garrett Graham added 11 points.

Brownsboro travels to Mineola Friday night, while Mabank hosts Canton. Both games are set to tipoff at 7:30 p.m.

Mabank                 7 10 2 19 — 47

Brownsboro         10 15 11 9 — 55

MABANK — Taylor Willeford, 3; Landon Marshall, 8; Zach Dillon, 2; Garrett Graham, 11; Parker Johannesen, 4; David Marler, 19.

BROWNSBORO — Will Bailey, 18; Tamrick Pace, 2; Blake Ralson, 6; Davonte Givens, 14; Taylor Beall, 6; Patrick McCarthy, 5; Jared Bragdon, 2; Quinten McKenzie, 2.

THREE POINT GOALS — M: Marshall, Graham (3). B: Bailey, Givens, Beall.

NEXT UP — Canton at Mabank, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Brownsboro at Mineola, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

GIRLS

Canton 60, Athens 42

CANTON — The Athens Lady Hornets dropped to 1-5 in District 15-3A play with four games remaining in the regular season.

Canton jumped out to a 36-18 lead at the intermission and cruised to the double-digit victory.

Senior guard Demi Cumby scored a team-high 13 points for Athens, while teammate Cari Aguilera added 10 points.

First year coach Dee Evan's Lady Hornets travel to Van Friday night. Tipoff is set for 6:15 p.m.

Athens                  6 12 14 10 — 42

Canton                21 15 6  18 — 60

ATHENS — Josee McNeece, 3; Hadley Cain, 7; Bryla Barker, 9; Cari Aguilera, 10; Demi Cumby, 13.

CANTON — Holly Raitz, 10; Deanna Chiders, 8; Emery Elliott, 3; Victoria Smith, 5; Kassidy Wilkerson, 18; Caitlin Parker, 2; Lilly Nelson, 4; Lauryn Reynolds, 4; Ashlynn Parker, 6.

THREE POINT GOALS — A: Cain. C: Wilkerson (3).

JV SCORE — Canton 49, Athens 28.

RECORDS — Athens (1-5); Canton (3-3).

NEXT UP — Canton at Mabank, 5 p.m. Friday. Athens at Van, 6:15 p.m., Friday.

Brownsboro 41, Mabank 39

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Bearettes improved to 15-10 on the season and 3-3 in District 15-3A play with a win over Mabank.

Brownsboro held a 20-19 lead at the intermission.

Kourtney Holyfield scored a game-high 16 points, while teammates Hazel Puempel and Gabi Corder added five points each.

Brownsboro travels to district leading Mineola Friday night, while Mabank (4-2 in district play) hosts Canton.

Mabank               13 6  10 10 — 39

Brownsboro         10 10 11 10 — 41

MABANK — Bailey Swain, 2; M. Holyfield, 3; Kourtney Holyfield, 16; Kaitlyn Holyfield, 2; Kaylee Creagh, 2; Kri. Holyfield, 4; Hazel Puempel, 5; Gabi Corder, 5.

BROWNSBORO — Victoria Walker, 3; Sidney Hightower, 4; Madison Alexander, 13; Madison Montgomery, 10; Briana Warren, 11.

FRESHMEN SCORE — Brownsboro 45, Mabank 41.

JV SCORE — Brownsboro 26, Mabank 22.

RECORDS — Brownsboro 15-10 (3-3).

NEXT UP — Brownsboro at Mineola, 6 p.m. Friday.

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