Thursday, January 10, 2013
Cardinals, Devils split games
By CLAUDE VINSON
It was a cold, wintry night when the Devils of Ashland swept into the Cardinals’ territory last Friday, looking to knock off their rivals in the neighboring county.
The Potts Camp girls came out a bit sluggish, however, they registered the first five points and then the visitors took over. They weren’t blistering the track; they were just steady. The Lady Devils were getting distributive scoring help and went to a 20-16 first quarter lead.
Patriots ease by Kirk, Oak Hill
By BARRY BURLESON
The Marshall Academy Patriots, ranked number one in Class AA, put two easy wins under their belts last week to go to 16-2 overall.
The Lady Patriots fell to the same two opponents, Kirk and Oak Hill, and saw their record drop to 13-9.
Lady Indians knock off Tigers
By BARRY BURLESON
The Byhalia Lady Indians opened up the new year in fine fashion.
Shandricka Sessom and Kimberly Reed combined for 61 points Friday night as the 3A Lady Indians downed 5A Hernando 73-67 on the road. The win avenged a loss earlier in the season to the Lady Tigers.
H.W. Byers teams playing in shootout this Saturday
H.W. Byers basketball teams saw their first action of the new year Tuesday night when they hosted Ashland in Region 2-1A play.
The Lions and Lady Lions will then go to Class 3A Independence this Friday night before participating in the Hickory Flat Domino’s Shootout on Saturday, Jan. 12. The Lady Lions will meet Bay St. Louis at 1:40 in the shootout and the Lions go against Bruce at 3 p.m.
Next Tuesday, Jan. 15, Byers squads travel to Myrtle in district action.
The Lady Lions entered this week with an 11-3 record, while the Lions began the week at 7-7.
Rodeo set for Saturday
The Deep South Championship Rodeo is coming to the Marshall County Fairgrounds Saturday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices for the rodeo, produced by J Bar B Rodeo Co., are $8 for adults, $6 for children, and free for children 3 and under. For more information on the Deep South Championship Rodeo, call Jerry Bolden at (662) 551-0475.
Baseball camp begins Feb. 3
H.W. Byers High School is hosting a six-week baseball camp starting February 3. Byers head coach Arthur Sellers will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy.
Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and base-running. Registration is now underway.
For more information, visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.
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