Meridian Star

January 9, 2013

Roundup: Northeast girls blank Newton County

From staff reports
The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Kedrianna Cole scored four goals and the Northeast Lauderdale girls soccer team blanked Newton County 4-0 on Tuesday.

    Jamie Matthews and Kaytee Nelson each had an assist for the Trojans, who improved to 6-5-1.

- Jamie Wachter



PREP BASKETBALL

Meridian     69

Petal boys     38



    Dennis Miles, a Dandy Dozen selection by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Wildcats in their division opener Tuesday.

    Jaricus Hubbard and DXXXX Brewster, each added 12 points for Meridian, which improved to 14-4 overall. The Wildcats host Oak Grove on Friday.

- Jamie Wachter



Russell Christian     64

Rebul Aca. boys     32



    Dylan Nolan led three Warriors in double figures as Russell rolled Tuesday.

    Nolan scored 17 points and had five steals to pace RCA, which improved to 15-3 overall and 5-2 in division play. Tyler Bolden added 16 points, six steals and six assists, while Kyle Russell finished with 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocks.

    The Warriors play Mt. Salus Christian on Thursday.

- Jamie Wachter



Rebul Aca. girls     66

Russell Christian     28



    Haley Fuller had eight points and 11 rebounds to lead the Warriors in a losing cause Tuesday.

    Russell plays Mt. Salus Christian on Thursday.

- Jamie Wachter



Meridian     46

Petal girls     44



     Meridian walked away with a slim win Tuesday.

    Kayla Gordon led the charge with 19 points for MHS. Alexia McDonald led Petal with 16

    points. The win moves the Wildcats to 15-2 overall and 1-0 in division play. The loss drops Petal to 12-6 overall. The Wildcats will be back in action Friday at home against Oak Grove.

- Josh Taylor



Quitman boys     59

Newton County     49



     The win moves the Panthers to 11-4 overall as DeQuain Stanley led the offensive push for Quitman with 25 points. Brandon Davis led Newton County with 14 points.

    The Panthers will be back in action Friday hosting Newton.

- Josh Taylor



Clarkdale girls     49

Leake County     31



     Ashley Dunn led the Bulldogs with 16 points. The win improves Clarkdale's record to 4-10.  The Bulldogs hit the hardwood Friday at Southeast Lauderdale.

- Josh Taylor



Leake County     57

Clarkdale boys     37



    Cobe Gates led Leake with 13 points while BeCedric Hoye finished with 12 points. Daniel Cameron led the Bulldog effort with 16 points while Henry Scott had 14 points.

    The Bulldogs will be back in action Friday at Southeast Lauderdale.

- Josh Taylor



Newton Aca. boys     38

Heidelberg Aca.     29



     Newton Academy was led by Tre Collins with 25 points and 13 rebounds. Chance Collins had a big night on defense with eight steals while Tanner Smith added 10 rebounds.

    The win moves Newton Academy to 7-3 overall. The Generals return to action Friday hosting Park Place.

- Josh Taylor



Heidelberg Aca.     34

Newton Aca. girls     27



    Faith Hollingsworth led the offensive effort for Newton Academy with 17 points.

    The Generals return to action Friday hosting Park Place.

- Josh Taylor