Trinity teams advance
Published 12:00 am Friday, February 2, 2001
Friday, February 02, 2001
The Natchez Democrat
Trinity and Huntington’s varsity girls teams will face each
other in the championship game of the MPSA District 5-1A Tournament
at Amite School Center in Liberty at 7 p.m. today.
Trinity advanced to the championship game with a 63-25 win
over Ben’s Ford on Friday.
Vanessa Gordon had 16 points, Sara Greer had 14 points and
Becky Bass had 11 points to lead Trinity (24-4).
Huntington advanced with a 58-46 win over Amite School Center
Sarah Ashmore and Kathleen Elders had 14 points each and Emily
Hazlip had 11 points to lead Huntington (19-9).
&uot;I thought we started playing defensively real well,&uot;
said Huntington coach Penny Moak. &uot;We also shot the ball
Trinity’s varsity boys team will play Ben’s Ford in the championship
game at 8:30 p.m. today.
Trinity advanced to the title game with an 88-79 overtime win
over Chamberlain-Hunt Academy.
Trinity outscored CHA 11-2 in the overtime period.
Chase Brown had 24 points, Chad Ridley had 21 points, Gregory
Ketchings had 15 points and Dudley Guice, whose basket at the
buzzer forced overtime, had 13 points to lead Trinity (20-3).
&uot;We came out pretty strong in the first quarter. They
hit a lot a of threes in the second quarter and we were down by
14 at halftime,&uot; Brown said. &uot;We had the ball with nine
seconds left (in regulation) and Chad missed a six or seven-foot
bank shot, but Dudley made the putback to send the game into overtime.&uot;
&uot;We took it to the hole and got some lay-ups (in overtime),&uot;
Ben’s Ford advanced to the final round by defeating Huntington.