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Colbert, Bennington split; Caddo, Achille sweep


Colbert 50, Bennington 40 (boys)

Brandon Denton canned five three-pointers to spur Colbert as the Leopards slowly pulled away to victory to open 2019.

Colbert held a narrow 12-9 edge after one stanza and 25-18 at intermission before being outscored by the Bears 11-8 in the third period.

The Leopards managed to put it away with a 17-point scoring spree over the final quarter.

Denton paced three Colbert players in double figures with 17 in the contest while Carlos Segura contributed 12 and Huner Peebles checked in with 11.

Randen Gibson added six for the Leopards as Lawson Guyman and Aaron Staple both had two points.

Austin Tomson had a nice showing for Bennington, also hitting five treys to wrap up with a team-high 17 points. Talon McWilliams was the only other Bear in double digits with 11.

Kenny McDaniel pumped in six, Kayden Driskell notched four as Gerry Haislip rounded out the scoring with two.

Bennington 60, Colbert 32 (girls)

The visiting Lady Bears began to assert themselves in the second quarter and completely put it out of reach with an 18-0 scoring edge in the third.

Bennington got nine from Alexus Gibson in the first frame to grab a 16-10 advantage and pushed the margin to 34-16 at the half. Maci Haislip then scored 10 in the third as Colbert had no answer.

Gibson and Haislip both tallied 16 points to lead all scorers. Kristin Jordan checked in with nine, Cheyenne Miller had seven, Makenzie Atwood had six, Carly Russell four and Miley Campbell finished with two.

Colbert was topped by Toree Buck’s 11 points. Danica Olguin added nine with Kinzee Coker and Skylar Phillips each posting three and Preslee Jordan, Hannah Rhoades and Emmah Wilson all scoring two.

Stonewall 54, Rock Creek 50 (boys)

Eighth-ranked Rock Creek saw a 31-15 halftime lead completely slip away during a disastrous third period in which they were outscored an incredible 26-0.

The Mustangs rallied from the 10-point fourth quarter deficit with a 19-13 edge in the final stanza but couldn’t make up enough ground.

Karson Dry led a pair of Mustangs in double figures with 17 points as Aaron Taylor contributed 12. Dylon Robinson tallied eight, Darian James and Cactus Williams tossed in five apiece and Zach Holden notched three.

Stonewall 48, Rock Creek 32 (girls)

After grabbing an early 10-7 lead after one period things started slipping away for the Lady Mustangs as they were outscored 16-6 in both the second and third stanzas.

Teeronie McCann paced the offensive charge for Rock Creek with 14 points but was the lone Lady Mustang in double figures.

Macy Converse and Lily Cordell poured in five apiece, Kendra Ingram scored four with Karissa Blackburn and Brittany Farrington adding two each.

Caddo 56, Rattan 53 (boys)

Jacob Jenkins scored eight of his game-high 20 points in the fourth period to help rally the Bruins to the victory.

Caddo led 13-11 after one stanza and 26-19 at intermission before watching Rattan grab a 41-38 edge heading to the final frame.

In addition to Jenkins, the Bruins got 11 points from K.W. Adair and eight by Braden Couch. Michael Creel and Haven Nesbitt tossed in six apiece, Kolton Neptune notched four and Chandler Lackey had one.

Caddo 43, Rattan 35 (girls)

Following slow scoring through three quarters, Caddo picked things up with a massive fourth stanza to post the key victory.

The Lady Bruins trailed 9-8 after one stanza and managed just five points in the second but still led 13-9 at the halftime break and 21-17 through three frames.

A 22-18 offensive edge in the fourth was enough to put Caddo over the top as Brittney Miller led the charge with 15 points.

Karlee Robison finished with 11, Kynsey Dixon and Abbi Graham both scored six and Kylee Anderson ended with four.

Achille 59, Victory Life 28 (boys)

It a while for Achille to get rolling offensively but a 24-point third quarter flurry helped put things away.

Coach Will Robinson’s club was up 11-4 after one period and 24-12 at intermission.

They had three double figure scorers with Cole Shull tallying 13 to go along with 10 apiece by Josh Hamby and Haden Singleton.

Cy Burden posted eight, Trent Gibby and Zediah Westbrook had seven apiece while Zack Staton and Braden Prater both scored two.

Achille 56, Victory Life 9 (girls)

Achille raced to a 21-3 lead after one quarter and never looked back.

It was 30-5 at intermission and 42-5 after three periods.

Three players reached double figures for Achille as Karah Manry topped the scoring with 15 points. Sommer Rater chipped in 14 and Rylee Stanglin had 10.

They also got seven from Jayme Todd and five each by Jackie Todd and Tristin Hill.


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