St. Joseph Catholic School junior Trey Benson had , perhaps, his best game of the season in St. Joe’s 59-52 home loss to Delta Streets on Monday.
LELAND - In basketball, there are point guards and in more recent years the combo guard or point forward. But the Leland High School Lady Cubs girls basketball team may have a point center in the form of Corianna Wheatley. She can guard smaller players.
“Simply amazing,” is how St. Joseph Catholic School coach James Hunter described Dillon Johnson’s performance against Bayou Academy Friday night.
Johnson scored a school-record 53 points in the game in which the Figting Irish fell 73-68.
LELAND— The Leland Lady Cubs handled the West Tally Lady Choctaws easily Friday 63-28 in high school basketball action. In a game that was decided very early, the Leland High School girls basketball team poured it on a little more in the second half.
Moments after his team had defeated visiting Kirk 58-42 Friday night, Washington School boys basketball coach David Rounsavall looked at the scorebook pleased.
The scores next to each his key players were well distributed, meaning his belief that his players played unselfishly was validated.
Deer Creek School’s Tommy and Hunter Sims have such a great connection that many times when they are on the basketball court neither of them needs to say a word.
A simple gesture or facial expression let’s the other know where to go.
Tommy, a senior, is the Deer Creek point guard. Hunter, a junior, is the Deer Creek center.
On senior night Greenville Christian Lady Saint Bethany Washington and Saint Marquell Eichelberger ended their high school basketball careers on winning notes with wins over the Benton Academy Lady Raiders and Raiders Thursday night.
When Jeanee Anderson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, first began playing basketball as a young girl, she was much more talented than all of the other players.
After a few stumbling blocks earlier in the season, the Washington School boys basketball team is back on track.
The Generals won their second straight game Tuesday night with a 55-51 road victory over Canton Academy.
St. Joseph Catholic School Irish guard Raphael Henry swished a baseline jumper with 5.4 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game against Tri-County into a bonus frame. The Irish then went on to win it in overtime 54-50.