Thursday, December 8, 2011
Lady Indians defeat Trezevant
By BARRY BURLESON
The Byhalia Lady Indians welcomed visitors from neighboring Memphis, Tenn., Tuesday of last week but sent them home with a loss.
Coach Renee Crenshaw’s Byhalia squad held on for a 49-44 win over Trezevant.
Shandricka Sessom was the top gun in the victory with 17 points. She was followed closely by Quanisha Grayson with 16. Latara Jones added 10.
The Lady Indians had a 20- 16 halftime lead.
In the nightcap, the Byhalia boys fell 77-47 to the Bears.
Ten Indians scored. Jamerson Eull was the only one in double figures with 13.
Byhalia only trailed 30-27 at the half but got outscored 23-7 in the third period and 24-13 in the fourth.
The Lady Indians and Indians then hit the road Friday night, losing both games to unbeaten Class 6A Horn Lake squads.
The Byhalia girls, who fell behind by 22 points at halftime, lost 71-44.
Top scorers in the setback were Jones with 12 and Grayson and Kimberly Reed with 11 each.
The Byhalia Indians dropped a 93-58 decision.
Eull had 14 points for Byhalia. Denrick Porter contributed 11.
Byhalia trailed 43-30 at halfime.
The Lady Indians (6-2) and Indians (2-7) hosted Independence Tuesday. They then host Kingsbury Friday. Next Tuesday, Dec. 13, they visit county rival H.W. Byers.
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