Thursday, February 17, 2011
Byhalia teams second, third in district
By BARRY BURLESON
The Byhalia Lady Indians and Indians wrapped up Region 2-4A Tournament play Monday night at Center Hill with second- and third-place finishes.
The tournament’s finish was delayed due to last week’s snow and ice.
The girls moved on to host Tishomingo County Tuesday night in the opening round of the North 4A Tournament. The boys visited Shannon Tuesday night to start north competition. With wins, they advance to Thursday.
Jamerson Euell scored a career high 24 points in the Indians’ 82-66 victory over Center Hill in the district tourney consolation matchup. He also pulled down 11 rebounds.
Kenyatta Jones added 20 points, including six threes. Courtney Warren contributed 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Jamal Jones had 14 points, seven assists and two steals.
The Lady Indians dropped a 70-43 decision to Lafayette in the district tournament title contest.
The Lady Commodores outscored Byhalia 25-5 in the second quarter.
Top point producers for the Lady Indians were Erica Bougard with 12, Megan Rayford with 10 and Shandricka Sessom with eight.
The Lady Indians entered north half play Tuesday with a 20-7 record, while the Indians stood 13-14.
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