Trinity dominates Tensas Academy in district game

Published 12:52 am Saturday, December 11, 2010

ST. JOSEPH, La. — From the opening tip to the final buzzer, Trinity Episcopal dominated Tensas Academy in a MAIS District 6-A game.

The Saints led 24-1 at the end of the first quarter and continued to pull away, winning the game by a 70-18 score.

Trinity, the fifth-ranked team in Class A, had 11 players end up in the scoring column. Yet surprisingly, one player that didn’t score a point was Givonni Dent.

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The Saints were led by Tip McKenzie and L.J. Trimble with 10 points apiece while Jared Hedrick and Carter Smith added eight points each. They continued to put pressure on the Chiefs when they had the ball and forced numerous turnovers. By halftime, the Saints were ahead 48-8. Even though Trinity’s bench players were on the court during the second half, the Saints continued to add to their big lead.

Jack Hart led Tensas Academy with six points and Blaine Fletcher had four points.

Trinity Episcopal (3-2, 1-0) plays host to Silliman today at 4:45 p.m.

Wilkinson County 57, Amite County 46

LIBERTY — Kenyon McDonald scored 14 points to lead three Wilkinson County players in double figures as the Wildcats relied on their defense in the third quarter to pull away from a scrappy Amite County team in Region 7-3A action Friday night.

Led by D. Banks and K. Weathersby, the Trojans nearly matched point for point with the Wildcats in the first half. Wilkinson County managed to take a 12-11 lead at the end of the first quarter, but both teams scored 12 points in the second quarter to keep the Wildcats’ lead at a slim one point.

But with McDonald, Devin Voorhies and Marcus Robinson leading the way, the Wildcats held Amite County to a mere seven points in the third quarter and took a 38-30 lead into the fourth quarter. Both Voorhies and Robinson scored 10 points for Wilkinson County.

Banks led all scorers with 20 points while Weathersby chipped in with 11 points for Amite County.

Wilkinson County (2-6, 1-0) hosts Jefferson County at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.