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February 5, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Needing a win

Lady Hornets lose to Mineola, wrap up season tonight

MINEOLA — The Athens Lady Hornets held a 28-14 lead at the intermission, but the No. 22-ranked Mineola Lady Jackets battled back to steal the win in District 15-3A action Friday night.

Mineola (28-3, 9-0) countered in the second half by outscoring Athens, 32-16, for a 46-44 district clinching win.

Cari Aguilera led the way scoring 11 points for the Hornets, while senior Demi Cumby was held to only eight points of offense.

First year coach Dee Evans’ Lady Hornets (8-21, 1-8) will wrap up the season tonight hosting the Brownsboro Bearettes.

Tip-off for the senior night game is set for 6:15 p.m.

Athens    12    16    7    9    —    44

Mineola    6    8    14    18    —    46

ATHENS — Josee McNeece, 2; Hadley Cain, 2; Bryla Barker, 9; Cari Aguilera, 11; Demi Cumby, 8; Allison Kalawe, 8; Shelby Sims, 4.

MINEOLA — Ali Galaz, 10; Maria Ledkins, 10; Sister Green, 5; Dawson, 11; Harper, 2; Stephens, 2; K. Green, 6.

THREE POINT GOALS — A: None. M: S. Green, Dawson.

RECORDS — Athens 8-21 (1-8). Mineola 28-3 (9-0)

NEXT UP — Brownsboro at Athens, 6:15 p.m., Tuesday. Regular season finale for both teams.

Mabank 58, Van 57

VAN — Coach Ashleigh Weeaks’ Mabank Lady Panthers (17-14, 7-2) pulled out a one-point victory over the Van Lady Vandals Friday night in district action.

Mabank senior guard Kourtney Holyfield drained five three-pointers and finished with 32 points to secure second place in District 15-3A.

MHS held a 26-23 lead at the half and a 42-39 lead after three quarters.

The Lady Panthers will look to snap the district winning streak of Mineola with a 6:15 p.m. tipoff.

Mabank    16    13    16    13    —    58

Van    11    15    13    18    —    57

MABANK — Kourtney Holyfield, 32; Bailey Swain, 8; Hazel Puempel, 8; Meagan Holyfrield, 4; Morgen Goana, 4; Madison Holyfield, 2.

VAN — Hailee Carter, 23; Bri Thompson, 20; Lexi Yowell, 10; Taylor Preston, 2; LaShannae Jones, 2.

JV SCORE — Mabank 37, Van 31.

RECORDS — Van (2-7). Mabank 17-14 (7-2)

NEXT UP — Mineola at Mabank, 6:15 p.m., Tuesday. Van at Canton, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Canton 41, Brownsboro 29

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Bearettes dropped a 41-29 decision to the Canton Eaglettes Friday night in District 15-3A action.

Both teams now find themselves tied for the third and final playoff spot at 4-5 heading into their final games of the regular season tonight.

Sydney Hightower scored a team-high 14 points, while teammate M.J. Alexanders scored five points for the Bearettes.

Brownsboro (16-5) wraps up the regular season tonight as they head to Athens. Tip-off is set for 6:15 p.m.

Canton    15    6    9    11    —    41

Brownsboro    9    5    8    7    —    29

CANTON — Deanna Childers, 4; Emery Elliot, 4; Victory Smit, 15; Kassidy Wilkerson, 12; Lilly Nelson, 2; Lauryn Reynolds, 4.

BROWNSBORO — Reagan Allen, 2; Victoria Walker, 3; Sydney Hightower, 14; M.J. Alexanders, 5; Madison Montgomery, 2; Brianna Warren, 3.

FRESHMEN SCORE — Brownsboro 26, Canton 19.

JV SCORE — Canton 33, Brownsboro 29.

RECORDS — Canton (4-5); Brownsboro 16-5 (4-5).

NEXT UP — Brownsboro at Athens, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Cayuga 83, Cross Roads 17

CROSS ROADS — The Cross Roads Lady Cats could not figure out a way to contain the high scoring Cayuga Lady Cats in District 18-A play Friday night.

CRHS found themselves in a, 55-12, deficit at the intermission.

Cross Roads wraps up the regular season tonight with a home game against Hubbard.

Cayuga    27    28    18    10    —    83

Cross Roads    6    5    2    4    —    17

CAYUGA — Madison Spears, 25; Shelby Luce, 10; Kylee Cross, 5; Molly Griffey, 16; Shawnta Knox, 7; Tiffany Gray, 2; Danielle Anderson, 9; Madyson Gunnells, 9.

CROSS ROADS — Kramer, 4; Hazelip, 3; Lookabaugh, 3; Burgess, 2; Bass, 5.

JV SCORE — Cayuga 39, Cross Roads 10.

NEXT UP — Hubbard at Cross Roads, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Regular season finale.

Malakoff 55, Red Oak Life 40

RED OAK — The Malakoff Lady Tigers  jumped out to a 33-14 lead at the half during their district win over Red Oak Life on Friday.

Candice Denis scored 19 points, while Plandreika Jackson added 12 for Malakoff.

The Lady Tigers play Dallas Life tonight in the regular season finale.

Malakoff    18    15    6    16    —    55

Red Oak Life    7    7    14    12    —    40

MALAKOFF — Candice Denis 19, Sierra Perez 12, Plandreika Jackson 12, Hayley Thomas 7, Kiana Reed 3, DyEsha Brookins 2.

RED OAK LIFE — LaCour 12, Sanders 6, Davis 5, Kratz 5, Hudson 4, hooten 4, Collins 4

BOYS

Athens 64, Mineola 62

MINEOLA — The Athens Hornets improved to 3-4 in District 15-3A play with a hard-fought, 64-62, win Friday night.

During their first meeting on Jan. 15, Athens defeated Mineola, 91-63, in Athens for their first district win.

AHS (16-15) held a 36-28 lead at the intermission, but the Yellowjackets countered with a 35-28 second half run to put the game within reach.

AHS junior guard Anthony Sanders scored a game-high 27 points, while Ryan Jefferson added 18 points.

AHS returns to AHS Gymnasium Tuesday night against the Brownsboro Bears. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m.

Athens    18    18    16    12    —    64

Mineola    8    20    9    26    —    62

ATHENS — Kynden Crist, 3; Antwon Chilton, 4; Anthony Sanders, 27; Courtland Lyons, 4; Jessie Durham, 2; Ryan Jefferson, 18; Trayvon Fuller, 4; Chris Jefferson, 2.

MINEOLA — McCalla, 23; Rumsfield, 2; Wooten, 4; Stubblefield, 22; Sneed, 4; Stephens, 3; Dean, 4.

JV SCORE — Mineola 39, Athens 36.

RECORDS — Athens 16-15 (3-4); Mineola 18-10 (2-5).

NEXT UP — Brownsboro at Athens, 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Brownsboro 58, Canton 42

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Bears pulled out a big second half in their, 58-42, come-from-behind win over Canton in District 15-3A play Friday night.

Blake Ralson scored a game-high 15 points, while teammate Davonte Givens added 14 points for the Bears.

Brownsboro looks to keep hold of their first place standing against the Athens Hornets tonight. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m.

Canton    13    8    16    5    —    42

Brownsboro    9    11    16    22    —    58

CANTON — Jared Grace, 2; Kelby Nixon, 12; Ryan Anderson, 13; Brad Wiggins, 3; Reese Frosch, 12.

BROWNSBORO — Will Bailey, 7; Tamrick Pace, 5; Blake Ralson, 15; Davonte Givens, 14; Taylor Beall, 4; Patrick McCarthy, 4; Jared Bragdon, 5; Quinten McKenzie, 2; Chris Givens, 2.

RECORDS — Canton 14-15 (4-3); Brownsboro 21-7 (6-1).

NEXT UP — Brownsboro at Athens, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Cayuga 95, Cross Roads 36

CROSS ROADS — The No. 6-ranked Cayuga Wildcats proved they are a force to be reckoned with against the Cross Roads Bobcats Friday night in District 18-A action.

Cayuga jumped out to a, 59-18, lead at the intermission.

Cross Roads looks to get back on the winning track tonight against Hubbard. JV action is set to begin at 5 p.m.

Cayuga    29    30    26    10    —    95

Cross Roads    6    12    7    11    —    36

CAYUGA — Patrick Boxie, 12; D’one Jackson, 4; Chandler Rigdon, 19; Keshawn Jackson, 7; Trayce Howard, 4; Dion Shofner, 9; Preston Anderson, 29; Colton Hearrell, 2; Brayden Walthall, 5; Don Holly, 1; Jacob Grasch, 3.

CROSS ROADS — Arden, 9; McCray, 3; Himes, 3; Davis, 5; Taroline, 4; Simmons, 2; Flowers, 10.

NEXT UP — Hubbard at Cross Roads.

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