Trinity bests Rams

Published 12:00 am Sunday, December 16, 2001

WOODVILLE – In a battle of Class 1A versus Class 2A, Trinity Episcopal’s varsity basketball teams came away with a road sweep of Wilkinson County Christian Academy Saturday night.

In varsity girls action, the Lady Saints jumped out to a big lead en route to a 60-44 win over the Lady Rams.

Vanessa Gordon led the now-8-1 Lady Saints with 19 points to go along with six steals. Becky Bass had 18 points and seven assists. Ashley Kingsafer had 14 points and nine rebounds.

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Lauren Tanner had nine rebounds and six steals to go with four points.

The Lady Saints exploded on the Lady Rams early as they took a 22-10 lead after one quarter of play and then a 36-20 halftime lead.

Despite 18 points from Jennifer Tolbert, the Lady Rams were unable to make any kind of a rally in the second half.

Emily Lanehart and Jordan Whitaker added eight points each.

Saints 65, Rams 26

In an impressive display of defense, the Saints cruised to a 39-point win.

Dudley Guice Jr. had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the now-5-0 Saints. Chad Ridley added 16 points.

The Rams were held to single figures in three of the four quarters – five in the first, six in the second and none in the fourth. Trinity Episcopal next plays at Centreville Monday.

ACCS girls win Tensas title

ST. JOSEPH, La. – Adams County Christian School and Tensas Academy came away with a split in the finals of the Tensas Tournament Saturday night. In the girls championship game, the Lady Rebels defeated the Lady Chiefs 43-31.Brandi Case scored 12 points, and Kittye Marks added eight points for the Lady Rebels (3-6).

The Lady Rebels took an 11-4 lead after one quarter of play and led at halftime 23-14. The Lady Chiefs (4-7) tried a comeback as they outscored the Lady Rebels 9-5 to cut the lead to five going into the fourth quarter.

The Lady Rebels answered with a 15-8 fourth quarter on their way to the win.

In the boys championship game, the Chiefs overcame a sloppy third quarter to take a 48-47 win over the Rebels.

Scott Crigler led the Chiefs with 14 points. David Crigler chipped in with 10 points.

The Chiefs (2-1) appeared to be on their way to an easy win after taking a 26-17 halftime lead. However, the Rebels (2-7) outscored the Chiefs 16-7 to tie the score at 33 going into the fourth frame.

The Chiefs outscored the Rebels 15-14 to take the win.

Christopher Rayborn led the Rebels with 15 points. Ty Smith added 11 points.

ACCS next plays in the WCCA Tournament Jan. 3-5.