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.
HOLLANDALE — The Simmons High School boys basketball team was not intimidated by visiting Ray Brooks Tuesday night. They knew deep down that if they played their game the Blue Devils would have a chance to knock off the powerful Tigers who came into Hollandale with an awesome 20-2 record.
Most coaches would be happy with their team for going on the road and picking up a tie against a longtime rival, but Washington School boys soccer coach Jeffrey Giachelli said he was not happy after his team’s 2-2 tie against Bayou Academy on Tuesday.
Greenville High School seniors Mary Starnes and Clarkaju Warren have been friends since preschool, and on Tuesday the two basketball stars decided to continue their friendship in college.