Thursday, January 21, 2010
Lady Cards improve to 17-3
By BARRY BURLESON
A balanced scoring attack led the Potts Camp girls to a district win over Myrtle Tuesday of last week.
Four Lady Cardinals hit for double digits as the home team beat Myrtle 77-64.
Kenyotta Jenkins and Ashton Gandy led the way with 18 points each. Tenesha Woods and Lamonica Ingram added 17 and 14, respectively.
Potts Camp was up 39-31 at the half.
The Potts Camp boys came up short in the nightcap – dropping a 67-52 decision to the Hawks.
The Cardinals trailed by just six at the half, but Myrtle went on a 22-9 run in the third period.
Leading scorers for Potts Camp were LaDarrius Beard with 13, Allen Robinson with 11 and Jamarquis Foster with nine.
The Potts Camp girls bounced back from a Thursday night loss to rival H.W. Byers and beat Ashland 70-52 on homecoming Friday.
Coach Tana Miller’s squad improved to 17-3 on the season.
Potts Camp took command early. They led 24-11 after one quarter and were in total control, 46-28, at halftime.
Ingram poured in a game-high 22 points. Woods and Jenkins followed with 14 and 10, respectively.
The Potts Camp boys lost 72-57 to the Blue Devils.
“Both teams had their runs,” coach Matt Horton said. “We were down by five at the half and then by 15 in the fourth quarter, but we rallied to within three.”
Beard and Antonio Love fouled out for the Cardinals (9-10).
Scoring in double digits were Johnathan Falkner with 17, Beard with 16 and Robinson with 12
Potts Camp teams go to Ingomar Friday and host county rival Holly Springs Saturday.
Next Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Cardinals and Lady Cardinals go to Blue Mountain.
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