Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


November 29, 2012

GC Hoops Roundup: Thomas stays hot for Cats

Forward scores 24 as Kerens boys top Venus

Tobyus Thomas continued his hot shooting with 24 points as Kerens won its second straight game to start the season with a 64-41 win over Venus in their opening game of the Italy Tournament.

Methodist Christian Academy 47, Wortham 40: Brysen Rhodes scored 18 points, but a poor second quarter doomed Wortham in a 47-40 loss to Methodist Christian Academy in Thursday’s opening game at the Coolidge Tournament.

Leon 46, Rice 44 (OT): Daniel Arteaga and Dalton Pike scored 12 points, but Rice fell in overtime 46-44 to Leon on Thursday in the opener of the Avalon Tournament.


Kerens 60, Red Oak Life 20:
Taylor Ames scored 20 points as the LadyCats rolled over Red Oak Life in the opening game of the Scurry-Rosser Tournament. Kerens (4-1) also had 10 points from Emmanuella Armant.

Frost 52, Rice 24: Kadee Bowling scored 12 points and Diana Rios added 11 as No. 14 Frost topped Rice 52-24 in their opening game of the Avalon Tournament on Thursday.

Axtell 39, Dawson 28: Kaylee Martinez led Dawson with 13 points and six steals in an opening-round loss at Bruceville-Eddy Tournament.

Jalyn Miller scored 11 with five rebounds and three steals. Michaela Greer added five points, 11 rebounds and seven steals. Stephanie Lindsey had three points and two steals.

Mildred 48, Quinlan Boles 10: Olivia Farmer had 20 points and Maddie Moore added 10 as the Lady Eagles rolled at the Eustace Tournament.


Thursday’s Summaries

Scurry-Rosser Tournament

Kerens 62, Red Oak Life 20

Kerens        18  14   9   21 — 62

Red Oak Life  4    1   9     6 — 20

Kerens — Taylor Ames 17, Emmanuella Armant 10, Breanna Wells 8, Tinesha Tolliver 8, Cambree Betts 8, Marqueshia Kelly 7, Jayla Thompson 2, Kiara Lindsey 1, Aayliah Bivins 1.

Record — Kerens 4-1.

Avalon Tournament

Frost 52, Rice 24

Rice   11    5    2    6 — 24

Frost 14   13  10  15 — 52

Rice — C. Smithers 8, S. Harris 7, H. Owens 6, H. Beldin 1, L. Mays 2.

Frost — Kaycee Bowling 5, M. Revill 4, Kadee Bowling 12, D. Lassetter 7, J. Steels 4, D. Rios 11, J. Moore 8, L. Rios 1.

Record — Frost 6-0.


Thursday’s Summaries

Coolidge Tournament

Methodist Chrstian Academy 47, Wortham 40

MCA   10   12    8   17 — 47

Wortham    10    3   11  16 — 40

MCA — Taylor 9, Phillips 8, Williams 6, Cox, 5, Walker 4, Morgan 3, McLeod 2.

Wortham — Brysen Rhodes 18, Chasteen 9, Trantham 5, Tyvon Freeman 4, L. Freeman 2

Records — MCA 1-0, Wortham 0-4.

Italy Tournament

Kerens 64, Venus 41

Kerens     13    13    17   21 — 64

Venus      11    14    5    11 — 41

Kerens — Thomas 24, Townsel 5, Demetris Sayles 9, Shelton Sayles 5, Faulk 2, Betts 10, Tolliver 4, Jock 3, Warren 2.

Records — Kerens 2-0.

Leon 46, Rice 44 (OT)

Rice    7    5  14  12    6 — 44

Leon   3  12    7  16   8 — 46

Rice — Haston 4, Arteaga 12, Jones 4, Peppers 5, Pike 12, Huffman 2, Henderson 5.

Records — Rice 2-3.


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