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Sunday, November 28, 2010

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Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet above Mean Sea Level.
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KHS girls knock off Eustace
Monitor Staff Reports
KEMP–Scoring edges in the first and fourth quarters helped the hosting Kemp Lady Yellowjackets claim a 45-34 win over the Eustace Lady Bulldogs Monday night.
Kemp hosted the Edgewood Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night, and will travel to Elkhart Tuesday, Nov. 30, for a two-game slate, opening with a 5 p.m. junior varsity contest.
Eustace will host the Fruitvale Lady Bobcats for a 5 p.m. varsity contest Tuesday, Nov. 30, and that weekend, Dec. 2-4, they will host their annual Roundball Roundup tournament.
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Eustace Lady Bulldog senior Allie Cass (2) passes to junior Megan Renteria (5) as Kemp Lady Yellowjacket Megan McVay (center) defends during Kemp's 45-34 win over the visiting Lady Bulldogs Monday.

In Monday’s matchup of former district foes, both teams suffered from icy shooting, particularly at the free throw line – Kemp finished 2-of-18 for the game.
Kemp senior standout Michelle Ritterbach was in uniform, but sat out the game with an ankle injury.
The Lady ’Jackets opened a 14-8 lead in the first quarter, but the Lady Bulldogs were able to cut the margin to just four points at halftime, 21-17, with relentless rebounding, particularly on the offensive end.
Both teams scored eight points in the third quarter, but the Lady ’Jackets pulled away late, outscoring Eustace 16-9 in the fourth quarter to forge the final 11-point margin.
“We played well and did a good job of running our press break against their press,” Eustace coach DaLinda Cassell noted later. “We moved the ball well, which allowed us some easy baskets. We also did a good job running our offense and being patient.”
“Brianna Powell took the burden of Michelle’s absence, making some very effective cuts to the basket with the ball, but was unable to convert of any of her free throws,” Kemp coach Kent Smith said afterward.
Powell went 0-for-13 at the line, “which is very uncharacteristic of her, since she, along with Michelle, is one of my best free throw shooters, going to the line more than anyone else on the team,” Smith added.
“We need to work on crashing the boards and allowing our opponent one shot,” Cassell said. “We also missed some easy shots underneath at the beginning of the game, which I feel was adrenaline.
“We have to be able to control that extra energy and excitement, and finish underneath when we are wide open,” she added. “We are very excited with our team’s improvement, and that we are playing as a team.”
“Overall, it was a disappointing performance, considering Michelle’s absence – the team should learn to play better in those cases,” Smith said. “But, Michelle tends to set the tempo for the team, as she has done the past two years. Without her, we played at a slower pace, offensively and in the press.”
Senior Allie Cass led the Lady Bulldogs with 10 points, with Kacie Richards adding eight points, Shelby Marcom seven, Vanessa Lopez four, Megan Renteria three and Chelsea Oldham two points.
Despite her struggles at the charity stripe, Powell finished with a game-high 15 points, five rebounds and four assists. Bree Weisinger added 10 points, Kandace Rose finished with eight points and nine rebounds, and Shannon Shipp had four points and 13 rebounds.


Mabank girls bop Hubbard
Monitor Staff Reports
MABANK–Mabank’s Lady Panthers used scoring edges in the second and fourth quarters to ease past the visiting Hubbard Lady Jaguars, 64-47, Monday evening.
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Mabank Lady Panther junior Cheyenne Alldredge (42) calls for the ball as Hubbard Lady Jaguar Kate Saucke tries to deny the entry pass during the third quarter of Mabank's 64-47 win over the visiting Lady Jaguars Monday.

The Lady Panthers were scheduled to host Mexia’s Lady Blackcats in the second round of the Kaufman Thanksgiving Classic tournament Tuesday evening.
Tuesday, Nov. 30, the Lady Panthers will host the Martins Mill Lady Mustangs, and that next weekend, Dec. 2-4, they will travel to the Wills Point Invitational tournament.
In front of a handful of fans, the Lady Panthers opened a 16-13 lead in the first quarter, and then outscored the Lady Jaguars 18-9 in the second period to take a 12-point halftime lead, 34-22.
Both teams scored 17 points in the third quarter, but the Lady Panthers pulled away late, outscoring Hubbard 13-8 in the fourth quarter to forge the final 17-point advantage.
Sara Springer led a very balanced Mabank attack with 14 points, as both Ashton Norman and Cheyenne Alldredge scored 13 points each.
Makenna Allen had nine points, while Olivia Pannell had five, Kourtney Holyfield four, Alex Brady three, and both Natalie Torres and Molly Groom had two points each.
Jordan Henderson led the Lady Jaguars with 24 points.



Upcoming Events

Girls basketball

Nov. 30
MHS vs Martins Mill
KHS @ Elkhart
EHS vs Fruitvale

Dec. 2-4
MHS @ Wills Point tourn.
KHS @ Scurry-Rosser tourn.
EHS hosts tournament

Dec. 7
MHS vs Bullard
KHS @ Malakoff
EHS @ Cayuga

Dec. 9-11
MHS @ ET Shoot-out
KHS @ Venus tourn.
EHS @ Fruitvale tourn.

Dec. 14
MHS vs Wills Point
KHS idle
EHS @ Buffalo*

Dec. 17
MHS @ Canton
EHS vs Leon*

Dec. 16-18
KHS @ Grand Saline tourn.
(*district contest)

Boys basketball

Nov. 30
MHS @ Van
KHS vs Athens
EHS @ Scurry-Rosser

Dec. 2-4
MHS hosts CCL Shoot-out
KHS @ Quinlan Ford tourn.
EHS @ Scurry-Rosser tourn.

Dec. 7
MHS vs Sabine
KHS @ Scurry-Rosser
EHS vs Cross Roads

Dec. 9-11
MHS @ ET Shoot-out
KHS @ ET Shoot-out
EHS @ Frankston tourn.

Dec. 14
MHS vs Lone Oak
KHS vs Palestine
EHS @ Grand Saline

Dec. 17
MHS idle
KHS @ Fairfield

Dec. 16-18
EHS @ Grand Saline tourn.

Dec. 20
KHS @ Miller Grove
EHS @ Malakoff*
(*district contest)

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