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January 10, 2014

GC Basketball: Weekend Roundup: Wortham boys beat Kerens 52-50; Kerens girls coach Denise Lincoln wins her 200th game

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Corsicana — Boys

Marlin 59, Rice 54


The Bulldogs hit another bump in the District 23-2A road Friday, losing their fourth close game in a row. Daniel Arteaga led Rice with 17 points and Sim Nezar (13) and Colin Haston (12) followed. Raven Huffman (8), Jamie Metcalfe (7) and Austin Peppers (3) also scored for Rice.



 

Girls

Lincoln gets 200th victory

They celebrated Coach Denise Lincoln’s 200th win at Kerens Friday night after the LadyCats beat Wortham 52-38 on the road.

It was nice ride home for Lincoln and her kids, who haven’t lost a district game in more than three years. It’s been a great ride for Lincoln and her program, which is one of the best in the state. The LadyCats re 3-0 in the District 18-1A DI race this season.

Taylor Ames led the way with 15 points, Breanna Baxter scored 13, Cambree Betts dropped in 11 and Marqueshia Kelly scored eight. Tinesha Tolliver was big on the boards and scored one point.

Hubbard 59, Cayuga 45

The Hubbard girls improved to 3-0 in the District 18-1A DI race and 17-1 for the season with an impressive win over Cayuga (4-6, 1-2) on Friday.

Nakaia Banks led the way with a 21-point night and Jasmine Parks scored 14 for the Lady Jags, who led 27-25 at halftime and then put the game away in the second half.

Kate Saucke scored eight points and Tia Parks (7), Shayla Parks (4), Baylour Lewis (3) and Tysheunna Hawthorne (2) also scored for Hubbard, which faces defending district champ Kerens in Kerens on Tuesday. The LadyCats are the only team to beat Hubbard this season.

Frost 64, Aquilla 29

Frost led 37-9 at halftime and coasted home to stay perfect (7-0) in District 19-1A DII play and improve to 16-2 for the season.

Jae Moore led the way with 24 points and Diana Rios poured in 19 points for the Lady Bears. Heather Montgomery and Kaycee Bowling each scored seven points and Karlee Scott added five while Kennah Kennedy finished with two points.

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