12-14-16 Basketball roundup

Published 3:34 pm Thursday, December 15, 2016


Pine 72, Varnado 61

Pine’s Raiders defeated visiting Varnado on Monday night, by the score of 72-61.

Ty Galloway led the Raiders with 27 points in the victory, and Trey Cooper added 22 points and 16 rebounds for Pine.

“I was very proud of the way my guys played tonight,” Pine coach Drew Meyerchick said. “That’s two games in a row that we have really gone out and played with pride and effort. We played with a lot more confidence and fire, and it’s a lovely thing when everything ties in the way it did.

“These guys have really been working and buying in, and to see that pay off for them makes me proud to be their coach.”

Christian Warren added 15 points for the Raiders.


Pine 66, Mt. Hermon 63

Pine’s Trey Cooper hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer as the Raiders earned a home win Friday night over Mt. Hermon, by the score of 66-63.

Cooper finished with 22 points and 21 rebounds in the win. Christian Warren added 23 points, including five 3-pointers.

“Trey Cooper stepped up huge, after Mt. Hermon hit a huge three to tie it up with under a minute left,” Pine coach Drew Meyerchick said. “We called a timeout with 27 seconds left to make sure we knew to hold the ball until 10 seconds, and then called another timeout to set up a play. The play got busted, but Christian remained patient, and got the screen from Trey.

“They stepped up and trapped him, and he dumped it over to Trey, who hit the shot as time expired. It was an incredible game.”

Ty Galloway added 13 points for Pine. Kaz Warren added six, and Chase Cooper scored two.


Wayne Academy 49, Ben’s Ford 44

The Eagles trailed by 24 points after three quarters, but their late rally came up just short in a 49-44 loss to visiting Wayne Academy on Friday night.

Wayne led 9-5 after one quarter, 18-7 at halftime, and 39-15 after three quarters.

Kameron Underwood led the Eagles with 18 points, and also added seven rebounds and a steal. Jeremiah Slocum finished with 14 points, four rebounds and two assists.

C.J. McClelland finished with seven points, five rebounds, one assist and two steals; Tyler Winstead had two points, three rebounds and an assist; Kevin Simmons finished with two points; Cameron Byrd added one point, two rebounds, one assist and three steals; and Gage Tervalon finished with one assist.


Ben’s Ford 61, Prentiss Christian 56

Ben’s Ford’s Jeremiah Slocum led his team with 27 points, as the Eagles earned a win Thursday over Prentiss Christian, by the score of 61-56.

Ben’s Ford led 16-14 after one quarter, trailed 32-28 at halftime, but regained the lead after three quarters, 49-42.

Slocum also added five rebounds, two assists and one steal. Cameron Byrd had 13 points, one rebound and one steal; and Kameron Underwood added 13 points, seven rebounds and one steal.

C.J. McClelland finished with seven points and three rebounds; Gage Tervalon had one point, one rebound and one assist; Tyler Winstead added six rebounds and an assist; and Seth Schilling had one rebound and one steal.




Pine 61, Varnado 11

Pine’s Lady Raiders earned a 50-point win at home Monday night against Varnado, in a 61-11 victory.

Brittany Smith and Jaden Foster scored four points each to lead the Lady Wildcats. Destiny Keys added two points, and Jamonica Dillon had one point and two steals.


Bowling Green 52, Silliman Institute 21

The Lady Buccaneers led 25-6 after one quarter and cruised from there, earning a 52-21 win over visiting Silliman Institute on Friday.

Bowling Green held a 35-7 lead at halftime, and led 43-13 after three quarters. The Lady Buccaneers never trailed.

Hallie Robertson finished with 12 points, which included 4-of-8 on 3-pointer attempts. McKinley Seal added 10 points for Bowling Green in the win, and Callie Seal finished with nine.

Katelin Junkins finished with eight points, and Hollie Waskom added seven. Jadyn Jenkins, Mason Edwards and Cailee Fruge all finished with two points.

Sydney Watson led the Lady Buccaneers with five rebounds. Waskom, Junkins and Fruge each had three rebounds. Waskom also led the team with five steals, and Seal had a team-high three assists.


Wayne Academy 36, Ben’s Ford 32

Ben’s Ford lost a home game Friday night, falling to visiting Wayne Academy, 36-32.

Wayne led 10-4 after one quarter, 19-10 at halftime, and 27-23 after three quarters.

Kayleigh Wheat finished with 12 points and one rebound for the Lady Eagles. Allison Forbes had seven points, three rebounds, one assist and two steals. Valerie Page added six points, one rebound and two steals.

Kristen Keaton finished with five points, four rebounds and two steals. Aryiana Culpepper had two points, one rebound and one assist. Addison Seal added four rebounds, one assist and two steals.

Celeste Crowe finished with six rebounds, two assists and one steal; and Alaina McClelland added one rebound and one steal.


Prentiss Christian 49, Ben’s Ford 32

The Lady Eagles lost their game Thursday night, falling to Prentiss Christian, 49-32.

Prentiss led 11-8 after one quarter, 29-11 at halftime, and 46-22 after three quarters.

Kayleigh Wheat had 11 points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal for Ben’s Ford. Celeste Crowe had seven points, six rebounds and one steal. Alaina McClelland added five points, three rebounds and two steals.

Allison Forbes finished with four points, five rebounds and three steals. Addison Seal added two points and one rebound; Abbie Atkins had two points and one steal; and Kristen Keaton added one point, two rebounds, one assist and two steals.

Valerie Page had three rebounds and two steals; Ayriana Culpepper finished with two rebounds; AnnaBella Seal had one rebound; and Katelyn McCain added one steal.


Bogalusa 51, Varnado 26

Bogalusa’s Lady Jacks earned a 51-26 win over visiting Varnado on Thursday.

Quierra Bickham led the Lady Wildcats with 11 points, and also pulled down four rebounds. Keosha Mingo had six points; Brittany Smith added three points; and Jaden Foster, Destiny Keys and Tamarya Bell scored two points each. Keys also collected four rebounds for Varnado.