Westview’s effort vs. Pioneers pays off

Westview’s effort vs. Pioneers pays off

Posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 12:00 pm

The Westview boys’ stock rose over the weekend. Most everyone else saw a drop.
The Chargers knocked off Gibson County 76-53 on Friday, while Westview’s girls fell 52-46 at GC.
Gleason, meanwhile, suffered losses on both Friday and Monday. The Bulldogs were swept by Huntingdon on Friday with a 52-45 girls’ loss and 61-47 boys’ setback and were then knocked off at home by South Fulton Monday with a 40-35 overtime decision in girls’ play and a 73-21 outcome in the boys’ game.
MONDAY’S GAMES
SF 40, Gleason 35 (G)
Calay Smith hit a 3-pointer with eight seconds remaining in regulation, and then the Lady Bulldogs scored the first two points in the extra period.
Gleason would not score again, however, as the Red Devilettes ran off the game’s final seven points.
SF played without leading rebounder Kalon Martin, who was out sick, but Taleeah Cross had 15 points and 12 rebounds. Cross is now just five points shy of 1,000 for her career.
SF 73, Gleason 21 (B)
The Red Devils’ 31-7 outburst in the second period sealed the Bulldogs’ fate in the second game at Gleason.
South Fulton led just 14-6 after the first period but then poured on the points for a 45-13 halftime lead.
FRIDAY’S GAMES
Westview 76, GC 53 (B)
The Chargers backed up their No. 10 ranking from earlier in the week by jumping out to an early lead and rolling to a big District 13AA win on the road.
Westview led 43-20 at the half.
Jordan Davis scored 17 points and Antonio Hogard pitched in 13 for the Chargers, who improved to 20-5 overall and 13-3 in the district.
GC 52, Westview 46 (G)
The Lady Pioneers turned a 38-30 deficit with less than two minutes to play in the third quarter into a 46-40 lead with 30 seconds to play in the game.
The teams were tied at 26-all at the half. The Lady Chargers were held scoreless for the first seven minutes of the fourth to fall behind.
Kaley Leyhue scored 13 points for Westview, now 17-8 overall and 11-5 in the district.
H’don 52, Gleason 45 (G)
Briana Jones scored a game-high 19 points, but it was not enough as the Fillies held a 22-15 edge in the middle quarters to earn the 13A win.
Gleason was up 13-12 after one period but trailed 34-28 after three quarters.
Calay Smith added 15 points for the Lady Bulldogs.
H’don 61, Gleason 47 (B)
The Mustangs took a 20-11 lead after one period and led 30-19 at the half.
Keaton Collins scored 18 points, and Dakota Parsons added 11 for the Bulldogs. Published in The WCP 2.7.12

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