Meridian Star


January 30, 2013

Roundup — Southeast girls hammer Kemper

MERIDIAN —     Behind two double-doubles and four players in double figures, the Southeast Lauderdale remained unbeaten in Division 5-3A play with a 69-39 rout of visiting Kemper County on Tuesday.

    Crystal Clay led the Tigers, who are 23-1, with 23 points, 15 rebounds and eight blocked shots, while Jasmine Bush added 14 points and 14 rebounds. Tay Ruffin finished with 16 points and eight rebounds, while Kamesha Pringle chipped in with 10 points.

    Robniecha Rush led Wildcats with 14 points.

    Southeast visits Philadelphia on Friday.

— Jamie Wachter

SE Lauderdale boys    45

Kemper County    39

    Demario Malone paced the host Tigers with 10 points as Southeast improved to 10-10 and 5-2 in Division 5-3A play. Anthony Ruffin led KC with 10.

    Southeast travels to Philadelphia on Friday.

— Jamie Wachter

NE Lauderdale boys    48

West Lauderdale    39

    Henry Anderson led the Trojans with 17 points Tuesday as Northeast improved to 15-9 and 3-5 in Division 5-4A. Maurice Clemons added 12 for Northeast.

    West was paced by JD Williams' 10.

    The Trojans head to Northeast Jones on Friday.

— Jamie Wachter

NE Lauderdale girls    44

West Lauderdale    40

    The Trojans improved to 4-4 in Division 5-4A behind Shaqunta McDonald's 11 points. West was led by Keke Martin's 13.

    Northeast visits Northeast Jones on Friday.

— Jamie Wachter

Oak Hill    63

Lamar girls    49

    Despite 25 points from Olivia Mabry, the Raiders fell to 22-5 on Tuesday. Natalie Williams added 10 for the Raiders.

    Oak Hill was led by Megan Ellis and Shay Atkins, who each scored 14.

    Lamar visits Leake Academy on Friday.

— Jamie Wachter

Mt. Salus girls    61

Newton County Aca.     30

    Anna Grace Govero and the Mt. Salus girls basketball team took down Newton County Academy on Tuesday.

    Govero scored a game-high 33 for the Eagles on the night. The Generals were led by Faith Hollingsworth, who scored eight points.

    NCA falls to 10-14 and will host Wayne Academy on Thursday at 5 p.m.

— Tony Tsoukalas

Newton County Aca.    58

Mt. Salus boys    40

    Tre Collins had a big night for Newton County Academy with 27 points and 17 rebounds on the night to go along with five blocks, while Tanner Smith also put up 16 points for NCA. Chance Collins had eight assists for the Generals.

    Newton County improves to 12-6 with the win and will host  Wayne Academy on Thursday.

— Tony Tsoukalas

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