Meridian Star

January 23, 2014

Area sports roundup: 01/24/14

from staff reports
The Meridian Star

High School soccer

Southeast Lauderdale girls  2

Philadelphia 1

    Claire Miller led the Southeast Lauderdale girls soccer team  with two goals, including a game-winner with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, to propel the Lady Tigers to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia at home Thursday night.

    Miller also scored Southeast's first goal with 10:17 left in the second half, but Philadelphia was quick to answer four minutes later to tie the game at 1-1. Miller's game-winner came on an 20-yard strike beyond the box.


Southeast boys 0 (6-5)

Philadelphia 0

    The Southeast Lauderdale boys soccer team completed a sweep of Philadelphia with a dramatic win in penalty kicks.

    Ryder Lefried knocked in the game-winner for the Tigers in the sudden-death round to propel Southeast (13-1, 8-0) past its district rivals.

    The two sides refused to budge throughout regulation and overtime, as Noah Johnson did not allow a goal in net for the Tigers while stopping nine shots. Andrew Bernard, Chase Hughes, Gage Lefried, Josh Johnson and Andreas Alonzo provided Southeast's other penalty-kick goals.

High School basketball

Jackson Prep boys 58

Lamar 40

    Johnathan Young led the Raider with 10 points, while Trevor Boling chipped in with 8 points.

Junior College basketball

Southwest CC women 65

East Central CC 44

    Despite leading taking a lead into halftime, the East Central women could not come away with a win at home Thursday night against Southwest. Tanihhija Hughes scored 11 points for East Central, which led 31-30 at the break.

    Katrina Littlepage led Southwest (13-2, 5-1) with 16 points, while April Levy scored 14 on the night.

    East Central (7-8, 2-4) will travel to Jones County Monday night.

Southwest CC men 86

East Central 65

    Southwest completed the road sweep of East Central later in the night, when it took down the Warriors 86-65.

    Chris Jones, Corey Williams and Twymond Howard had 14 points apiece to lead the Bears (9-6, 3-3). East Central (6-9, 2-4) was led by  Jacques Johnson with 14 points, while Terrance Mujahid had 13 points and Ramone Tate had 10 points for the Warriors.