Black Oak girls break into win column; LR still perfect

Black Oak girls break into win column; LR still perfect
The Black Oak girls got their first victory of the season Monday night with a 27-23 win over Ridgemont in Obion County middle school basketball.
The Mustangs salvaged a split by winning the boys’ game 36-17.
In other results reported to The Messenger, South Fulton went 1-1 vs. Hickman County, winning the girls’ game 38-23 before falling 40-36 on the boys’ side and Hillcrest and Lake Road also split, the LR girls remaining unbeaten with a 41-21 romp, and the Cougar boys triumphing 47-41.
Union City also notched a win and a loss, the Tornado boys coming out on top against Dyersburg 55-35,
BO girls 1st win
The Lady Eagles (1-5) led 2-0 after one quarter, 10-9 at halftime and 20-11 at the end of three periods before holding off a late R’mont charge.
Nellina Wooten had 13 points and four assists to pace the victors, while teammate Annabelle Balte-zor contributed 10 points and six rebounds to the winning cause.
Samantha Davis had 14 points and eight boards for the Lady Mustangs (3-5). Carly Bramlett scored seven and Elysee Gandy hauled down eight rebounds.
In the nightcap, Ridge-mont squared its record at 4-4, leading at the end of each period. The margin of difference was double-digits (17-6) at halftime.
Cameron Flowers had 13 points and six steals, Noah Cooper retrieved nine rebounds, and Klayton Hagan had seven points in the Mustang triumph.
Zac Jones had eight points, Chance Basham seven rebounds and Blake Jones five steals for Black Oak (0-6).
Ridgemont is back in action tonight, at Lake County.
Devilettes now 9-1
Taylor Rogers scored a game-high 18 points to lead the South Fulton girls to their ninth win in 10 outings.
Tiffany Potts scored 10 and Emma Glisson pitched in nine for the Devilettes, who used an 18-4 burst in the third period to break open a one-point halftime game.
The boys’ game saw the Redmen fall to 5-5 on the season when a fourth-quarter rally fell short.
Jyriq Jones had nine points and three assists, while both Chris Courtney and Kody Davidson tallied seven markers for SF.
South Fulton’s next games will at Martin on Monday.
LR girls still perfect
The Lake Road girls are now 6-0 after another big-margin victory.
LR led Hillcrest 10-3, 19-8 and 31-15 at the end of each period Monday.
Hannah Cavness had 12 points and nine rebounds, while Avery Partin recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 caroms. Anna Logan was solid in all phases with six points, four assists and three steals.
Courtney Heuck scored eight and Jordan Albright seven for Hillcrest, which fell to 1-6.
The boys’ game was close all the way with the Cougars winning for the second time in seven games and dropping LR to 3-3.
Cain Aaron had 15 points and 14 rebounds for Hillcrest, while Jonathan Dobson finished with 12 points and nine boards.
Houston Snead led Lake Road with 12 points, Brett Jackson scored eight and Seth Clouse ripped down 16 rebounds. Brennan Whaley had nine points, five rebounds and five assists.
Hillcrest plays at Black Oak Monday.
Jr. Twisters win again
The Union City Middle School boys are now 5-1 after outscoring Dyersburg 30-12 in the second half to expand a slim 25-23 intermission advantage.
Willaevion Burton led the victorious Purple and Gold with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Joe Wiggins had a stat line of 10 points and six assists.
In girls’ play, the middle two quarters did UC in, the locals scoring just four points during that time.
Chynia Hyde had nine points and 11 rebounds, while Piper Warren was just a bucket shy of double figures with eight markers. Caroline Chism was dominant on the boards with 12 rebounds for the Lady Tornadoes (1-5).
Published in The Messenger 11.22.11

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