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MHS 3rd at CCL
Monitor Staff Reports
MABANK–Mabank’s Panthers took third place in the 10th annual Cedar Creek
Lake Shoot-Out basketball tournament Saturday.
Rockwall defeated Dallas Madison 59-56 in the championship game, while
the Panther defeated Dallas Roosevelt 55-52 in the third-place game.
Dallas A.Maceo Smith took the consolation trophy with a narrow 50-49 win
over Little Cypress-Mauriceville.
Mabank was scheduled to host the Rains Wildcats Tuesday before taking an
open date Friday.
The Panthers will return to action Monday, Dec. 15, when they host the
Wills Point Tigers, opening with a 4:30 p.m. sub-varsity contest.
That weekend, Dec. 18-20, the Panthers will travel to Sabine for an
annual holiday tournament, and after the Christmas break, will travel to
Tyler Junior College to compete in the annual Wagstaff Holiday Classic
Hosting Mabank edged the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears 55-54 in the
opening round of the CCL Shoot-Out Dec. 4.
The Panthers opened strong behind senior Kolton Browning (eight points)
and Tray Phillips (six points), taking a 22-13 lead in the first
Mauriceville was able to cut that margin to seven points at halftime,
and then outscored the Panthers 12-7 in the third quarter to pull within
two, 41-39, going into the fourth quarter.
In the final frame, the Panthers turned to Browning, who scored 11 of
his game-high 31 points in the period.
The Bears countered with Hunter Gonzales, who scored eight of his
team-high 20 points in the fourth quarter before fouling out.
In addition to Browning’s 31, Phillips finished with 11, Jacob Woodard
scored six points, Tyler Fisher had four points and Griffin Marshall had
three (one trey).
In earlier first-round games, Rockwall knocked off A.Maceo Smith 57-54,
Dallas Roosevelt crushed Tyler T.K. Gorman 58-32 and Dallas Madison
stopped Hallsville 68-54.
In the second round, the Panthers and Madison’s Trojans went down to the
wire before the Trojans edged the Panthers 68-65.
The Trojans opened strong, taking a 22-10 lead over the Panthers in the
first quarter, but Mabank came back to outscore the Trojans 18-9 in the
second quarter to pull within three, 31-28, by halftime.
Fisher keyed the run, scoring eight of his 20 points.
Both teams matched baskets in the second half, as the Trojans’ Desmond
Flentroy scored 14 of his team-high 18 points in the second half and
James Higgins scored all 12 of his points after intermission.
The Panthers countered with Fisher (10 points) and Phillips (six) and 15
from Browning, who hit 11-of-15 from the free-throw line in the second
Browning finished with 24 points and Fisher had 20, while Phillips had
15 and both Cameron Tucker and Marshall had three points each.
In the other second-round game in the championship bracket, Rockwall
defeated Dallas Roosevelt 59-42 to advance to the title contest against
In the third-place game, the Panthers opened strong, taking a 22-10
lead, but then saw the Mustangs make a comeback behind some long-range
shooting, with Carlton Biggers hitting two treys, and both DeCameron
Kincade and Dominique Dixson adding 3-point baskets.
With a three-point halftime lead, the Panthers saw the Mustangs tie the
contest at 41 going into the fourth quarter, as Browning had a so-so
night at the free throw line, hitting just 5-of-10 during the third
In the final frame, the Panthers again turned to Browning, playing point
guard, and he responded, scoring 11 of his game-high 31 points in the
period, including 3-of-4 from the charity stripe.
Phillips knocked down 3-of-4 free throws in the quarter to provide the
Panthers’ other points.
Kincade led the Trojans, hitting six of his team-high 21 points in the
In addition to Browning’s 31, Philllips finished with 11, Woodard had
six points (two treys), Fisher had four and Marshall had three (one
Lady ’Dogs win
Monitor Staff Reports
EUSTACE–The hosting Lady Bulldogs defeated Alba-Golden 39-34 Saturday to
win the consolation trophy at the annual Roundball Roundup basketball
tournament at Eustace High School.
The consolation trophy is believed to be the first basketball trophy
collected by the Eustace girls in quite some time, at least several
years, according to long-time Eustace boosters attending the tournament.
Tyler T.K. Gorman’s Lady Crusaders defeated the Van Lady Vandals 59-43
Saturday to win the annual Eustace tournament.
Palestine Westwood edged Tyler All Saints 48-44 to win the third-place
Tuesday, the Lady Bulldogs and the Eustace boys were scheduled to travel
to LaPoynor for matchups against the Flyer boys and girls.
Starting Thursday (today), the Lady Bulldogs will travel to Mineola for
the Lady Yellowjacket Invitational tournament.
Eustace will stay on the road for a while, as they visit Cross Roads at
2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, and then play in Grand Saline that Thursday.
Following a Christmas break, the Lady Bulldogs will visit Brownsboro to
play in the annual Great East Texas Shoot-Out tournament Dec. 29-30.
Dec. 4, the Lady Bulldogs opened the first round of the Roundball
Roundup with a 57-30 loss to the eventual tournament champion Lady
After an even first quarter, the Lady Crusaders outscored Eustace 18-8
in the second quarter to take a 10-point halftime lead.
The third quarter proved to be the key to the contest, as the Lady
Bulldogs were held to a single Jessica McConathy basket, while Gorman
scored 11 points to take a 19-point lead into the fourth quarter.
In the final frame, the Lady Crusaders outscored Eustace 18-10, despite
two 3-point baskets from McConathy.
McConathy and Allie Cass both scored 12 points each to lead the Lady
Bulldogs, with Cass adding eight rebounds and McConathy grabbing four
Jenny McConathy scored four points, and grabbed seven rebounds and one
steal, while Ashley Watkins added two points.
Eleven of the 12 Lady Crusaders scored, as Katheryn Huber led them with
13 points, with Brie Smith adding 10 and Sara Navarro nine.
In other first-round games, Van defeated Alba-Golden, All Saints
defeated the Fairfield junior varsity, and Westwood defeated Cross
Opening the second round, the Lady Bulldogs defeated Cross Roads 41-30.
It was believed to be the first win by the Eustace girls over the Lady
Eustace took control early, opening a 13-5 lead behind six points from
Cass, and holding a six-point halftime edge, 18-12.
Cross Roads made a comeback in the third quarter, outscoring the Lady
Bulldogs 11-6 to pull within a point, 24-23, heading into the fourth
In the final frame, the Lady Bulldogs outscored Cross Roads 17-7 behind
six points from Jenny McConathy and six from Cass, including 4-of-4 from
the free throw line.
Cass led all scorers with 17 points, six rebounds and one steal, while
Jenny McConathy had 12 points and eight rebounds.
Wing Vanessa Lopez had five points, while Jessica McConathy finished
with four points, three rebounds and one steal.
Harmony Allen scored two points, while point guard Nicole McNeel added a
free throw and collected six rebounds.
In the consolation game, the Alba-Golden Lady Panthers opened a 12-10
lead in the first quarter behind seven points (including a 3-point
basket) from Courtney Johnson, while Jessica McConathy countered with
Eustace took control in the second quarter, holding the Lady Panthers to
a single Johnson basket while Jessica McConathy added another trey.
The Lady Bulldogs made their four-point halftime lead stand up in the
second half, matching the Lady Panthers point-for-point in the third
quarter and taking a one-point edge in the fourth quarter to forge the
final five-point margin.
Watkins keyed the fourth quarter, scoring eight of her nine points in
the period, while Lopez scored all three of her points in the final
frame. Their scoring offset a less-than-stellar showing by the Lady
Bulldogs at the free throw line, as the team hit just 6-of-20 attempts
for the game.
Jessica McConathy led the Lady Bulldogs with 15 points, while Jenny
McConathy had six points, and Cass, McNeel and Allen all scored two
Johnson led all scorers with 21 points, as Carroll Boffy had six points,
Kenzie Spanko scored four and Morgan Wigington added three free throws.
MHS girls fall
in OT at S-R
Monitor Staff Reports
SCURRY–Mabank’s Lady Panthers took second place in the fourth annual
Scurry-Rosser Wildcat Booster Club Holiday Tournament last weekend,
falling 64-59 to the hosting Wildcats in overtime.
Now 6-5 on the season, the Lady Panthers were scheduled to visit Ferris
Tuesday night, and will continue on the road Friday, Dec. 12, when they
visit the Commerce Lady Tigers, opening with a 5 p.m. sub-varsity game.
The Lady Panthers will open District 15-4A basketball play at home
Tuesday, Dec. 16, when they host the Lancaster Lady Tigers, opening with
a 6 p.m. sub-varsity contest.
Friday, Dec. 19, the Lady Panthers travel to West Mesquite for another
district contest, again opening at 6 p.m.
Following a Christmas break, the Lady Panthers will play in the annual
Kaufman Holiday Classic tournament Dec. 29-31 before resuming district
play at Terrell Tuesday, Jan. 6.
Dec. 4, the Lady Panthers opened tournament play at Scurry-Rosser High
School with a crushing 60-36 defeat of the Palmer Lady Bulldogs.
Mabank started strong, posting a 19-7 lead in the first quarter and
outscoring the Lady Bulldogs 19-11 in the second period to take a
20-point halftime lead, 38-18.
The Lady Panthers added four points to the margin in the second half,
outscoring Palmer 11-8 in the third quarter and 11-10 in the fourth.
Sophomore Sara Springer led the Lady Panthers with 19 points, with
Chelsea Alldredge adding 14 and Chelsey Dillon 11 points.
The Lady Panthers also got nine points from Jeanice Mojica, five from
Ashley Hammack and two points from Olivia Pannell.
In a second-round matchup against the Dallas Life Lady Bears, the Lady
Panthers suffered through a horrible shooting night, but finally started
pulling away in the fourth quarter.
Dallas Life took a 12-9 lead in the first quarter, but the Lady Panthers
came back to pull within a point at halftime, 21-20.
In the third quarter, the Lady Panthers finally took the lead,
outscoring the Lady Bears 15-12 to take a two-point lead into the fourth
During the final frame, the Lady Panthers’ edge in quickness and team
speed finally began to take its toll on the Lady Bears. Mabank outscored
the Lady Bears 25-12 to forge a 60-45 victory.
Dillon scored 19 points to lead the Lady Panthers, as both Alldredge and
Springer scored 14 points each.
The Lady Panthers also got six points from Pannell, three points from
Hammack and two points each from Mojica and Lauren Hamilton.
In the championship game, the Lady Panthers opened a 12-8 first-quarter
lead on the hosting Lady Wildcats behind four points each from Dillon
Both teams scored 17 points in the second quarter, as Mojica hit a
3-point basket, and Dillon, Hammack and Alldredge each scored four
The Lady Wildcats countered with seven points from Michelle Jones and
six from Kailey Wright, all from the free throw line (the Lady ’Cats hit
9-of-12 from the charity stripe in the period).
Mabank took a 39-30 lead in the third quarter in the foul-plagued
contest, as the two teams combined for only three baskets, with the rest
of the points coming at the free throw line.
The pace of the contest really slowed in the fourth quarter, as the Lady
’Cats outscored the Lady Panthers 21-11 to tie the contest at 50 at the
end of regulation.
Scurry-Rosser hit 12-of-13 from the charity stripe in the fourth
quarter, with Jones hitting 6-of-6 to record eight points in the period.
Wright added five points, including a 3-point basket.
In the overtime period, the Lady ‘Cats edged the Lady Panthers 15-11,
hitting 9-of-13 from the charity stripe. Jones led the effort, scoring
three baskets along with hitting 3-of-5 at the line.
Springer scored six of the Lady Panthers’ 11 points on a basket and
3-of-4 from the charity stripe, while Alldredge added four points.
For the game, Scurry-Rosser hit 37-of-47 free throw attempts, while
Mabank hit 22-of-34. Hammack, Dillon, Mojica and Springer all fouled
Jones led all scorers with 29 points, as Wright finished with 15.
Dillon finished with 14 points to lead the Lady Panthers, with Alldredge
and Hammack both scoring 10 points each.
Mojica and Cathey Whitney each scored nine points, while Pannell
finished with three, and both Hamilton and Cheyenne Alldredge chipped in
MHS @ Commerce
KHS @ Edgewood tourn.
EHS @ Mineola tourn.
MHS vs Lancaster*
KHS vs Italy
EHS @ Cross Roads
KHS @ ET Shoot-Out
EHS @ ET Shoot-Out
MHS vs Wills Point
EHS vs Grand Saline
MHS @ Sabine tourn.
EHS @ Grand Saline tourn.
KHS @ Fairfield