Meridian Star


November 7, 2012

Roundup — Meridian boys hammer host Starkville

MERIDIAN —     The Meridian boy's basketball team beat Starkville 60-37 Tuesday night to move to 2-0 on the season. Torlorf Thomas led the scoring for the Wildcats with 15 points. Jaricus Hubbard (13 points) and Jorden Andrews (10 point) also recorded double-digit performances for Meridian. Jackson Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen member Dennis Miles led the Wildcats in rebounds with 10, while also scoring six points on the night.

    Tory Rice recorded 12 points for the Yellowjackets on the night.

— Tony Tsoukalas

Meridian girls        72

Starkville         52

    The Wildcats rolled behind 20-point performances from Miracle Dubose and Kayla Gordon. Dubose scored 24 points for the Wildcats, while Gordon tallied 20 points on the night.

    Blair Schaefer had 22 points for the Yellowjackets in a losing effort.

— Tony Tsoukalas


Oak Hill Academy      65

Lamar girls         55

    The Raiders dropped their first game Tuesday despite a big game from Olivia Mabry.

    Mabry led the Raiders with a game-high 26 points to go along with 13 rebounds and six assists. Allison Justus (11 points) and Natalie Williams (six points) also had a productive nights for the Raiders.

    Rachel Herndon scored 21 points, while Shay Atkins scored 18 points for Oak Hill in a winning effort.

— Tony Tsoukalas

Northeast Lauderdale     59

Scott Central boys    55

    Northeast Lauderdale came away with a close win Tuesday night, edging Scott Central. Va'Doll Peeples led the way for the Trojans with 17 points, while James Roberts scored 13 points.

    Denarius Gray scored a game-high 29 points for Scott Central in a losing effort.

— Tony Tsoukalas

Scott Central girls    59

Northeast Lauderdale    42

    Victoria Vivians and the Scott Central girls basketball team blew past Northeast Lauderdale on Tuesday night.

    Vivians scored a game-high 41 points to lead Scott Central. Tarmacia Mack scored 11 points and Shaquanta McDonald score nine in a losing effort for the Trojans.

— Tony Tsoukalas

Philadelphia        73

Clarkdale boys        47

    The Tornadoes jumped out to a double-digit lead after the first quarter and they cruised against visiting Clarkdale in the Philadelphia Classic on Tuesday.

    Sherman Bufkin led Philly (1-1) with 17 points, while Tinsley Greer added 12 points as 12 Tornadoes scored. Philadelphia led 22-8 after the first and 41-23 at halftime.

    Daniel Cameron paced the 0-1 Bulldogs with 14 points, while Henry Scott chipped in with 11 and Jerome Atkins finished with 10.

    The Tornadoes visit Leake Central on Thursday, while Clarkdale is off until hosting Russell Christian on Nov. 27.

— Jamie Wachter

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