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January 23, 2013

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Monday’s Game

BOYS

2013 Tupelo Invitational

First Round

Moss 71, Tupelo 64

MOSS 26 17 16 12  —  71

TUPELO 18 13 16 17  —  64

TUPELO: John Umstead 20, Chisum Henry 20, H.D. Bullard 16, Watson 4, Chat Henry 4.

MOSS: Wyatt Jones 24, Cody Robinson 23, Tye Rambo 16, Easton Elliott 6, Fitzgerald 2.

3-point goals: Umstead 6, Chisum Henry 4, Bullard 1 (T). Jones 6, Robinson 3, Elliott 2

Fouled Out: None

NOTEWORTHY: In a game which featured 22 three-pointers (11 by each team), Moss knocked off host Tupelo in the first round of the Tupelo Invitational. Moss had a 26-18 lead after one quarter and cruised to a 43-31 halftime lead. John Umstead and Chisum Henry paced the Tigers with 20 points each in a losing cause as Umstead buried six 3-pointers while Chisum Henry ended up with four. H.D. Bullard recorded a double-double for Tupelo with 16 points and 11 rebounds. The Pirates got a game-high 24 points from Wyatt Jones, who also hit six treys.

Team Record: Tupelo 6-13.

Up Next: Tupelo faces the Varnum-Coalgate loser tonight in consolation bracket play of the Tupelo Invitational.

 

GIRLS

Saturday’s Game

At Lexington

Lexington 63, Stratford 48

STRATFORD 10   9 17 12  —  48

LEXINGTON   8 25 11 19  —  63

STRATFORD: Cheyenne Weast 19, Caylee Fulp 11, Lacey Hatter 7, Leah Parker 6, DeAmber Barrett 3, Katheryne Alberson 1.

LEXINGTON: Hannah Holasek 24, Tia Parker 19, Emily Grady 8, Beth Sullivan 6, Karena Karges 3, Lauren Davis 3.

3-point goals: Weast 1 (S). Grady 2, Karges 1 (L)

Fouled Out: Barrett (S)

NOTEWORTHY: A dismal second quarter proved costly for the Lady Bulldogs against Class 3A Lexington. Leading 10-8 heading into the second quarter, Stratford was outscored by a 25-9 margin before halftime as it trailed 33-19. The Lady Bulldogs did manage to cut it to 44-36 by the end of the third quarter, but was unable to get over the hump. Cheyenne Weast topped Stratford with 19 points, including one 3-pointer, and Caylee Fulp followed with 11 in a losing cause. Hannah Holasek poured in 24 points and Tia Parker contributed 19 to pace Lexington. The Lady Bulldogs nailed 18-of-20 free throws in the game while Lexington was 19-of-22.

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