Meridian Star


November 17, 2012

Roundup: Twenty games on tap today for Lauderdale County Soccer tourney


MERIDIAN — Meridian    72

Laurel girls    36

The Wildcats rolled on the road Thursday behind a leading performance from Kayla Gordon.

Gordon, a Dany Dozen selection by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, scored 16 points to pace 5-1 Meridian. Miracle Dubose added 12, while Kadaisha Brown finished with nine and Alliejah Echols and Jasmine Cherry each scored eight.

MHS led 36-11 at halftime.

— Jamie Wachter

Lamar girls    49

Winston Academy    41

The visiting Raiders grabbed a six-point lead in the first quarter and made that hold up behind 29 points from Olivia Mabry.

Natalie Williams added six points for Lamar, which moved to 6-1 and hosts Patrician (Ala.) Academy today.

— Jamie Wachter

Newton County    69

Scott Central boys    50

Rakenya Cole scored a game-high 26 points and the Cougars evened their record at 2-2 on Thursday.

Newton County also received 10 points from Jamoral Graham and will return to action at the East Central Tournament.

Denarius Gray led the Rebels with 17 while Marquisius Bland added 15.

— Jamie Wachter

Lamar boys    55

Winston Academy    48

Lance Strickland scored 31 points and Brett Schaeffer added 10 as the Raiders won for the second straight time Thursday.

Lamar hosts Patrician (Ala.) Academy today.

— Jamie Wachter

Lamar    55

Enterprise    37

The Raiders overcome a first-quarter deficit to take control in the second quarter and they pulled away from there Tuesday.

Lance Strickland led Lamar, which evened its record at 1-1, with 16 points. Trevor Boling added 13 and Jonathan Young finished with 12.

— Jamie Wachter

Leake Aca. girls    72

Newton Co. Aca.    21

Mary Grace Key was the lone Rebelette in double figures as 14 Leake players scored Thursday as LA cruised past visiting Newton County Academy.

Key scored 13 while Hannah Moore and Katie Webb each added eight points for the 6-0 Rebelettes, who led 30-7 after the first quarter and 45-16 at halftime.

NCA was paced by Katie Bounds' 11.

— Jamie Wachter

Leake Aca. girls    67

Copiah Aca.    42

Hannah Peoples poured in 25 points and Hannah Moore hauled in 17 rebounds as the Rebelettes jumped out to a huge lead at home Tuesday.

Leake led 25-4 after the first quarter and 52-13 at halftime as Anna Kat Nowell, Chloe Thaggard and Katie Webb all added eight points.

Taylor Wilson led Copiah with 12.

— Jamie Wachter

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