Basketball Roundup

Published 12:47 pm Wednesday, November 12, 2014


Bowling Green rolls past Central Private

Bowling Green scored the game’s first 22 points and never looked back in a 60-8 victory over Central Private Monday at the Silliman Institute Shootout Tournament.

Reagan Moody led the Lady Bucs’ scoring attack with 14 points on 6-of-7 from the field.

She also knocked down two of her three treys. Moody also finished with two rebounds, and two steals to go with an assist.

McKinley Seal put up 12 points and hit six of her nine field goals.

She made four steals and grabbed two boards.

Ashley Foret recorded nine points on 4-of-7 with three steals, and two assists.

Hallie Robertson posted seven points on 3-of-6 shooting, while Sydney Watson added five points, three steals and an assist.

Hollie Waskom and Katelin Junkins scored four points apiece. Waskom dished out five assists, made five steals and grabbed three rebounds.

Junkins added five rebounds, two assists, and a pair of steals.

Kristina Jerrell and Mason Edwards scored three and two points respectively.

Jerrell also had five rebounds and two steals.

Edwards finished with five boards, two assists and two steals.

Bowling Green knocked down half of its 52 shot attempts and was good on four of its six free throws.

Defensively, the Lady Bucs made 26 steals and held Central Private scoreless in the first and fourth quarter.

Bowling Green is 2-1 and will play for the tournament title this evening at 6:30 p.m.

Ben’s Ford falls to Lamar

Ben’s Ford Christian School suffered a 46-41 loss to Lamar in a road game Saturday.

Lamar took a 25-20 lead to the break and then the teams played even through the second half.

Savanna Smith led the Lady Eagles with 18 points. Ben’s Ford is 0-3 this season.

Ben’s Ford loses to Pontchartrain Home School

Ben’s Ford Christian School was defeated by Pontchartrain Home School, 70-31, in Friday’s contest, which occurred on the road.

The Lady Eagles trailed, 30-8, at halftime.

Savanna Smith was Ben’s Ford’s leading scorer with 20.


Bowling Green victorious in overtime

Bowling Green’s Jared Gambino hit what turned out to be the game-winning shot with eight seconds remaining, as the Bucs defeated Oak Forest Academy, 52-51, in overtime Monday at the Silliman Institute Shootout Tournament.

The Buccaneers were trailing, 51-49.

Bowling Green inbounded with about 17-seconds to go, and Gambino drained a 3-pointer to put his team in front, 52-51.

Oak Forest had one last chance.

The 3-point attempt went off of the backboard and rim but did not fall in.

Bowling Green was victorious in the opener.

Gambino finished with eight points.

Brady Goings led the way with 13 points, while Lane Adams along with K.J. Robertson both posted eight.

Bowling Green is in the tournament’s title round and plays tonight at 8 p.m.

Ben’s Ford topped by Lamar Christian School

Ben’s Ford Christian School lost a heartbreaker to Lamar Christian School, 38-36, in a road game held Saturday. With the game tied, 36-36, Lamar beat the buzzer with a 2-pointer for the victory. Jeremiah Slocum tallied a team-leading 12 points for the Eagles.

Ben’s Ford is 1-2 this season.

Ben’s Ford falls to Pontchartrain Home School

Ben’s Ford Christian School was on the losing end of a 93-56 loss to Pontchartrain Home School in Friday’s game held on the road.

The Eagles were down, 53-34, at halftime.

Peyton Robbins topped Ben’s Ford with 16 points.