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December 19, 2012

High School Basketball Roundup, Dec. 19, 2012

PALESTINE — H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL

Lovelady 51, CAYUGA 50


The Lovelady girls defeated the Cayuga Wildcats 51-50 in overtime Tuesday in Lovelady.

The score was tied 25-25 at halftime and tied 43-43 at the end of regulation.

Cayuga girls play Slocum at 5 p.m. Friday.

H.S. BOYS BASKETBALL

WESTWOOD 69, Groveton 37


The Westwood Panthers ran over Groveton 69-37 Tuesday to open up district play in Groveton.

Westwood led 41-13 at the half, keeping its lead to defeat the team.

Westwood’s L.J. Hutchison made 15 points. Coby Newton  and Jerry Turner each added 11 points. Chris Thompson added 10 and Sam Carlisle added 9.

Westwood is now 9-5 overall and 1-0 in district. Westwood will play Elkhart at home Friday.

CAYUGA 90, Lovelady 71

The Cayuga Wildcats defeated Lovelady 90-71 Tuesday in Lovelady.

The teams were close in the first quarter, 17-14 Cayuga, but Cayuga ended with a 12-point lead at the half. Cayuga’s fourth quarter 28 points helped seal the win.

Cayuga’s Preston Anderson made four 3-pointers, while Chandler Rigdon added three 3-pointers.

Cayuga’s Friday game has been moved. Cayuga will play Athens at home Friday. JV will start at 1 p.m. with varsity scheduled to start around 2:30 p.m.

All Saints 131, SLOCUM 84

All Saints climbed over Slocum for a 131-84 victory Monday at Slocum.

At the half, All Saints led 42-22, sealing the game in the third quarter with a 80-45 lead.

Slocum’s Bowman scored 21 points.

CAYUGA 85, Wascom 58

Preston Anderson’s 30 points — including a triple double — helped lead the Cayuga Wildcats over Wascom 85-58 Saturday in the Central Heights basketball tournament.

Also scoring in double digits for Cayuga were Chandler Rigdon with 20 points and Deon Shofner with 17.

San Augustine 80, CAYUGA 74

Cayuga High School lost its first game of the day Friday during the Central Heights basketball tournament.

San Augustine won 80-74, keeping the lead at the half at 38-33. In the third quarter, Cayuga caught up, bringing the score to 52-48. San Augustine sealed the game in the final quarter, scoring an additional 28 points to Cayuga’s 26.

Cayuga’s Chandler Rigdon scored 29 points, Preston Anderson made 22 and Deon Shofner added 18.

Rigdon and Anderson both had three 3-pointers as well.

San Augustine is ranked 10th in the state in Class 1A, Division I.

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