Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

December 18, 2013

GC Basketball: Roundup -- Hubbard, Corsicana, Wortham, Frost girls all win

From Staff Reports
Associated Press

Corsicana — The Hubbard girls, who won their own tournament on Saturday and then were ranked in the state poll on Monday when they landed at the No. 6 spot in the TGCA poll, stayed hot on Tuesday night, beating Bosqueville 57-35.

Hubbard, which is now 11-0, was led by Tysheunna Hawthorne (11), Jasmine Parks (10), NaKaila Banks (9), Kate Saucke (9), Shayla Parks (8), Tia Parks (6), Baylour Lewis (2) and Taylor Simmons (2).



GIRLS

Corsicana 86, Seagoville 23


The Lady Tigers improved to 12-3 with a record-breaking night on the road. The 83 points is the most any Corsicana girls team has scored in a road game.

Sophomore Destini Lunsford led the way with 16 points, and Kennady Betts (15), Ariel Bartee (14), Alexis Baston (13) and Erica Melendez (10) all scored in double figures. Melendez had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

 

Wortham 61, Axtell 40

Wortham, which won the Frost Tournament on Saturday, had no problem with Axtell on Tuesday, running away to improve to 11-2. Sara Sessions poured in 17 points and Kamarie Freeman (12), Courtney Chasteen (11) and Kierra Busby (10) all scored in double figures. Kameron Rhodes (6), Kristen Chambers (3), Elisha Libhart (2) also scored.





Frost 69, Coolidge 51

Jae Moore scored 28 points to lead the Lady Bears and Diana Rios (16) and Heather Montgomery (14) had big nights for Frost. Kaycee Bowling (6), Karlie Scott (3) and Madison Revill (2) also scored for Frost, which is 10-1.





Buffalo 44, Rice 20

Brianna Weaver led Rice with 10 points and Sadie Gent followed with six. Olivia Zellar (2) and Branisha Connor (2) also scored. Rice is 2-9 overall and 0-3 in the district race.



Boys

Buffalo 71, Rice 68


Buffalo, which is favored to win the district, ended Rice’s perfect season in the district opener Tuesday at Rice, where the Bisons came back from 37-27 halftime deficit and hung on to beat the Bulldogs.

Sim Nezar led the way for Rice with 19 points and Daniel Arteaga scored 18. Conner Roberts (9), Austin Peppers (8), Dylynn Anderson (6), Colin Haston (3), Jamie Metcalfe (2) and Nik Costlow (3) scored for Rice.



Grapeland 79, Kerens 65

Nate Betts had a 24-point night and Brandon Ward scored 14 for Kerens and Dustin Jock scored 12 while Jake Moss added nine, but Grapeland took advantage of a big 29-point second quarter and hung on to beat the Bobcats, who also got points from Shelton Sayles (2), Brent Warren (2) and Dontarius Bryant (2).