girls beat rival Byhalia, division foe Jags
Cardinals drop two matchups
Camp Lady Cardinals upped their win streak to seven last
defeated county rival Byhalia on Tuesday and division foe
DeSoto Central on Friday, both on the home floor. The
Potts Camp boys lost to the same two opponents.
Cardinals outscored Byhalia 21-11 in the fourth quarter
to wrap up the 56-52 win, their first over the Lady
Indians this year in three tries.
wanted to be within striking distance in the fourth
quarter, coach Kevin Harris said. Byhalia is
one of the toughest teams weve played. Theyre
a fine, fine team. It was a tremendous test for us.
Walker led the winning team with 20 points. Kenyotta
Jenkins and Arnetta Howell followed with 14 and 13,
Daviston had a game-high 23 points for Byhalia, 11 of
those in the first quarter. Santana McKinney scored 14.
proud of the girls, Harris said. They
executed our game plan, which was to go inside early and
often. The previous two times we played them they killed
us early on fast breaks. We took that away this time. As
the game went on, we got better defensively.
Camp boys fought talented Byhalia tooth and nail before
dropping a 69-56 decision.
Cardinals trailed 25-15 after one period but cut the
deficit to 38-35 at the half. The Indians tucked the win
away by ourscoring Potts Camp 16-8 in the fourth.
is a great team with a great coach, said Chris
Ferrell, head coach of the Cardinals. I was pleased
with our inside game.
Lesure poured in a game-high 22 points for Potts Camp.
Stephen Simon was close behind with 16.
Indian offensive attack in the win were Adarryl Richmond
with 17, Demarius Moore with 16 and Lavar Craine with 10.
lifted the Lady Cardinals to an important 58-44 division
win over the Lady Jaguars. Potts Camp improved to 4-0 in
the division and 16-7 overall.
Taquita Evans, both in the last high school season,
scored 19 and 14 points, respectively. Potts Camp
dominated the second quarter, 19-4, and Howell and Evans
combined for 16 of the 19 points.
two seniors picked us up, Harris said.
scored 18 points, 13 of hers coming in the fourth
people picked us up throughout the course of the
game, Harris said.
He was not
pleased overall with his teams shooting. He said
the Lady Cardinals won by 14 but could have won by 34.
the first time in a long time we shot the ball
poorly, he said. We missed a ton of shots
we had control defensively from the get-go. Their scorers
were having a hard time getting good looks at the
Cardinals played short-handed in a 66-57 setback to
DeSoto Central on Friday.
eight points before going down early with a bad ankle
sprain, and another starter missed the entire game for
two starters out, and the rest were in foul trouble, and
we didnt get good production from the bench,
coach Chris Ferrell said.
Cardinals trailed 40-34 at the halftime recess.
Potts Camp with a game-high 25 points. Luther Jones had
pleased with the way Reggie (Lesure) and Stephen (Simon)
have played lately, Ferrell said. I felt bad
that we let the game slip away Friday night.
looking for some folks to step up. We will try to get
better before division tournament time and then see what
we can do.
Cardinals dropped to 8-14 overall and 1-3 in division
teams visited West Union Tuesday, and they go to Myrtle
this Friday. Both are division contests.
girls side, both West Union and Myrtle were also
unbeaten in division action entering this week.
control our own destiny as far as seeding for the
tournament, Harris said. I hope our tough
schedule has prepared us.
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