|District wins good presents for OC, SF |
|Posted: Monday, December 19, 2011 7:02 pm |
|Both Obion Central and South Fulton can now enjoy the Christmas break. |
All four teams from the two Obion County schools were victorious Friday night in their final games before time off for the holidays.
Obion Central went on the road and swept Milan in a pair of District 13AA contests, 65-31 in the girls’ game and 74-48 on the boys’ side.
SF came away from Halls with the same results — 52-49 and 78-58 — in a 14A twinbill.
The teams will now take an extended break, each competing in holiday events after Christmas.
The following is a recap of Friday’s games.
OC 65, Milan 31 (G)
Macy Wright and Paige Hicks led the unbeaten Lady Rebels (12-0, 6-0) to a 42-15 halftime score as OC rolled to the easy road win.
Wright scored nine points in the first quarter, hitting a 3-pointer, and then Hicks hit five field goals for 10 points in the second period as eight Obion Central players scored in the first half.
Central led 57-20 after three periods, Wright outscoring Milan on her own with six points.
Wright had 16 points for the game, and Hicks finished with 10.
Sara Reagan hit three 3-pointers and totaled a game-best 17 points for the Lady Bulldogs.
OC 74, Milan 48 (B)
The Rebels outscored Milan in every quarter and had 12 players score in the lopsided win.
Central led 18-13 after one quarter and expanded that to 32-23 at the half and 54-37 at the end of three periods.
Bryan Morris scored 18 points and 10 rebounds for OC, which posted back-to-back victories and is now 4-7 overall and 2-4 in 13AA play.
LaPrince Gauldin had nine points and seven boards, while Shyheim Slayton also was just a point shy of twin figures in scoring.
Keenan Booth had 10 points for Milan.
SF 52, Halls 49 (G)
The Devilettes improved to 7-4 overall and 3-2 in 14A by building a commanding early lead, then holding off a rally by the host Lady Tigers.
SF was up 27-6 at halftime after outscoring Halls 18-2 in the second period.
Head coach Curt Lee then benched several of his regulars, though, allowing the gap to shrink to 32-23 after three quarters and then three points at the final buzzer.
Taleeah Cross led a trio of South Fulton players in double figures with 18 points. Laken Haley added 11 and Kalon Martin 10. Cori Jo Edmison was just a bucket away from that status with eight markers.
SF 78, Halls 58 (B)
Five players had 11 or more points for the Big Red, which bettered its league mark to 2-3 and overall slate to 6-4.
Kyle Clouse led the way for the victors with 18 markers.
Jordan Davis was next with 15, Kendall Greer posted 12, Taverius James had a dozen and Keshawn McManus finished with a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds.
Harrison Hawks dished out seven assists and Davis recorded five.
The Redmen held a double-digit advantage (36-25) at halftime, then finished off the Tigers with a 28-18 fourth quarter. Published in The Messenger 12.19.11