Trinity still winning

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 12, 2000

PORT GIBSON – Trinity earned a pair of district wins Monday as the Saints beat the Chamberlain-Hunt Wildcats 80-73 and the Lady Saints decimated the Lady Wildcats 77-11 in MPSA District 5-1A action.

Trinity’s Chad Ridley was the hero of the day, scoring a game-high 30 points and hauling in 12 rebounds.

Ryan Rachal and Mike Lickliter each scored 16 points and Gregory Ketchings added another 10.

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Kendrick Newsome scored 24 points for the Wildcats and A.J. Star had 21.

The win kept the Saints (8-2) undefeated in district play at 3-0.

In the ladies’ game, Becky Bass and Sara Greer each scored 20 points in a game that was never in question.

The Lady Saints outscored CHA 24-2 in the first quarter and held the Lady Wildcats scoreless in the third.

Vanessa Gordon added 16 points and 10 rebounds for Trinity (14-2, 3-0)

Neely Hatcher led the Lady Wildcats with seven points.

Trinity next hosts Amite School Center Friday with four games starting at 4 p.m.

Lady Hounds 49, ASC 28

The Huntington Lady Hounds moved to 3-0 in MPSA District 5-1A Monday with a 49-28 win over Amite School Center in Liberty.

Huntington (9-5) held ASC scoreless in the first period to take a 25-13 halftime lead.

&uot;Defense has always been our strong point,&uot; said Lady Hounds coach Penny Moak. &uot;We used a man-press that worked until we got into foul trouble at the end of the first half and had to back down. As long as we can stay in that, we can shut teams down.&uot;

Sara Ashmore led Huntington in scoring with 11 points and Emily Hazlip added another nine.

&uot;I thought we had a balanced attack as far as even scoring through the quarters and the people in the game,&uot; Moak said. &uot;We didn’t have one person do all the scoring. It was a team effort.&uot;

Huntington next travels to Bogalusa, La., Friday for another district match-up against Ben’s Ford Christian School in four games beginning at 4 p.m.