Mount Pleasant High School’s varsity and junior varsity girls basketball team host Marshall during ‘Parents Night’ today with the first game beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The Lady Tigers varsity basketball team defeated Sulphur Springs 54-52 on Tuesday.
Individual statistics: Le’Daisha Gillard - 22 points and 11 rebounds. Genesis Alvarez – 16 points and 13 rebounds. Des’rae Mosley – nine points. Lakeisha Cannon - seven points, seven rebounds. Ravon Morgan, Jazmin Walker, Breana Green, and Sraah Flanagan also contributed to the win.
Lady Red Devils
Chapel Hill High School’s varsity and junior varsity girls basketball teams visit Clarksville today with the first game beginning at 4:30 p.m.
The Lady Red Devils varsity basketball team defeated Cooper 57-32 on Tuesday.
Individual statistics: Jordyn Whitney – eight rebounds. Kensey Brown – six rebounds, a block and a steal. Hanna Lee – six assists, four steals, and an assist. Jacey Moody – five rebounds, four assists, and a steal. Shelby Vaught – four rebounds. Emily Ellis – two steals. Nikki Edwards – one assist, a rebound, and a steal. McCall Giddens – one assist and a rebound. Rosalin Hall – one steal, an assist and a rebound.
Rivercrest High School’s varsity and junior varsity (boys and girls) basketball teams are on the road today visiting Mount Vernon with the first game beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Chapel Hill High School’s varsity and junior varsity red boys basketball teams are on the road today visiting Clarksville with the first game beginning at 5 p.m.
The Red Devils varsity team is coming off of a dominating 60-18 win over Cooper on Tuesday. CH scored 20 points in the first quarter, 16 in the second, 16 in the third, and eight in the fourth.
Scoring in double digits were Alex Nunn (16 points), Dennis Neuber (12), and Baron Rogers (10). Also contributing on the scoreboard were Lane Milsap (nine), Austin Barnett (six), Caleb Gatlin (five), and Hunter May (two).
Knocking down three-point shots were Rogers (two), Nunn (two), Neuber (two), Barnett (two), Gatlin (one) and Milsap (one),
Mount Pleasant High School’s varsity, junior varsity and freshman boys basketball teams visit Marshall today at 5 p.m., 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Lady Tigers 7th
Heading into its game against Hallsville on Thursday, Mount Pleasant Junior High School’s seventh grade girls basketball team was tied for place in District 14-4A at 7-1, 8-3 overall.
"It has been a very exciting year so far,” Head Coach Keith Shelton said. “To this point, I would have to say that the two highlights of our season were beating Texarkana in double overtime at home, and then beating them in double overtime again at their place.”
On this year’s team, is Keandria Craddock, Erika Vargas, Brooke Smallwood, Stacey Henderson, Mauryanna Gholston, Kayla Brown, Destiny Bell, Helena Rios, Sha'kera Evans, and Kylee McCullough.
MPJH is averaging23 points per game. Leading the team in scoring are Kayla Brown (10.5 points per game), Keke Craddock (4.7), and Destiny Bell (3.8).
Defensively, the Lady Tigers are allowing 20 points per game.
“These girls have come a long, long way since the first day of practice and are very close to being a really good team,” Shelton said. “But this is no accident or coincidence. These girls show up every day and bust their tails to get better. They sincerely enjoy the game and have great team chemistry. We are proud of what we have been able to accomplish this season, but we have yet to reach our goal which is winning a district championship. We are very confident that we can accomplish our mission. The MPJH Girls Basketball Program would like to thank the community for its support.”
The Lady Tigers – who needed to win their remaining two games of the season to win the district title, as well as lock up the number one seed headed into the upcoming conference tournament (in Texarkana on February 9) – visit Pine Tree on Monday.
Lady Tigers 8th
Approaching its game against Hallsville on Thursday, Mount Pleasant Junior High School’s eighth grade girls basketball team wa sin third place in District 14-4A at 5-3, 7-4 overall.
On this season’s team are Shelby Daniels, Sakaria Grant, Demicya Griffin, Kayla Howard, Kemiyah Howard, Kemanashia Howard, Shakyra Hutchings, Marli Mcgee-White, Krissa Woods, and Taidre'ana Wilkerson.
The Lady Tigers are averaging 34 points per game, and allowing 9.5.
“This team is by far the most improved team I have ever coached,” Head Coach Lorand Csoma said. “These young ladies play extremely hard every time we step on the floor. I truly believe we can make a strong run during our district tournament.”
MPJH wraps up its regular season by visiting Pine Tree on Monday.