IDABEL, Okla. – Liberty-Eylau’s boys extended their winning streak to seven games Tuesday, using a big third quarter to beat Idabel, 71-64. The Leopards improve to 12-3 on the season.
It was a physical contest, with three L-E players and two Warriors fouling out of the game. The Leopards lost point guard Dominique Williams, Howard Barron and Javon Hunter. Idabel’s top two scorers, Jaquevean King and Laquan Wells fouled out in the fourth quarter.
Junior Kentraile Atkins led the Leopards’ balanced offense with 15 points. Barron buried four treys to finish with 14 points. Idabel’s King led all scorers with 20 points, while Wells contributed 14.
L-E found itself nursing a 35-33 lead at intermission, exploding for 23 in the third quarter to grab a 58-45 advantage.
The Warriors slip to 2-5 on the season, also losing to Texas High on Monday, 61-53.
Lady Hawks race past Carthage
Pleasant Grove’s girls improved to 15-2 on the season Tuesday at Hawks Gym by defeating Carthage, 62-45.
The Lady Hawks were never in serious trouble after building a 34-23 lead at intermission.
Ashanti Levingston led Pleasant Grove’s attack with 22 points, while Asia Lloyd contributed 12 with a pair of treys.
L-E girls dominate New Boston early
NEW BOSTON, Texas – Despite scoring 25 points in the fourth quarter, it was too little, too late for the Lady Lions who lost to Liberty-Eylau Tuesday at Lions Gym, 64-57.
The Lady Leopards (13-5) built a commanding lead early behind the scoring of Daycoria Meadows, who led both teams with 26 points. It was 34-20 at halftime. Kyla Coston added 10 points for L-E, while Carleigh Reeves scored 20 for New Boston.
Liberty-Eylau will host Martins Mill Friday at 4 p.m.
Lady Tigers win at Ruston, La., 71-56
RUSTON, La. – Texas High’s girls made it a sweep for Texarkana girls Tuesday by sinking host Ruston, 71-56.
It was nip-and-tuck the first eight minutes, but the Lady Tigers pulled away in the middle quarters, outscoring Ruston, 43-23.
Kerrighan Dunn led THS with 18 points, while Amiyah Rhone and Unique McBride contributed 11 each for the Lady Tigers.