Prep Basketball Round Up: ACCS girls, boys get first wins

Published 12:15 am Saturday, December 7, 2019

NATCHEZ — Adams County Christian School’s varsity basketball teams defeated Wilkinson County Christian School Thursday night, giving both the Lady Rebels and the Rebels their first win of the season.

The varsity girls’ game was a close game throughout and went down to the wire with the Lady Rebels holding on for a 26-23 win over the Lady Rams. Geri Brumfield led the Lady Rebels (1-3) with nine points and Halle Peterman followed with eight points.

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The varsity boys’ game was not as dramatic as the Rebels took control early and went on to beat the Rams 58-43 to avenge an earlier three-point loss.

Vic Lassiter led the Rebels (1-3) with 17 points and Josh Credit added 12 points. Glaston Magee chipped in with nine points while Jonathan Ratcliffe and JD Granger scored seven points apiece.

ACCS next plays at Centreville Academy for a four-game set on Monday with the varsity girls’ game at 6 p.m., followed by the varsity boys’ game at 7:30 p.m.

Ferriday girls sweep competition at Delhi High Tournament

DELHI, La. — The Ferriday High School Lady Trojans picked up two impressive wins last week at the Delhi High School Tournament, first defeating the LHSAA Class 2A North Caddo High School Lady Rebels 79-32 on Wednesday and then taking care of the Class 4A Bastrop High School Lady Rams 71-43 on Thursday.

Both games started with Ferriday having its way with its opponent in the first quarter. In its win over Bastrop, the Lady Trojans put up 22 points while holding the Lady Rams to just six points. Bastrop tried to get back in the game in the second quarter, but it could only knock two points off of Ferriday’s lead and trailed 30-16 at the half.

The Lady Trojans added to their lead in the second half, outscoring the Lady Rams 24-17 in the third quarter and 17-10 in the fourth quarter.

Shekayla Miller led Ferriday with a game-high 24 points while Tierra Spurs had 21 points and Pacha Poole poured in 14 points.

In its victory over North Caddo, Ferriday jumped out to a 28-7 by the end of the first quarter. The Lady Rebels outscored the Lady Trojans 20-11 in the second quarter to go into halftime down by just 12 points, 39-27.

However, the Lady Trojans would dominate the Lady Rebels on both ends of the court in the third quarter. How much so? Ferriday scored 29 points while North Caddo did not score a single point, giving the Lady Trojans a 68-27 advantage.

Four Lady Trojans scored in double figures, led by Miller with a game-high 18 points. Poole finished with 14 points while Alexis Milligen had 11 points and Spurs added 10 points.

Ferriday (4-3) next plays at home on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. against Sicily Island High School.