Photo by Dillon Day
Martavious Frost (1) puts up a shot versus West Union.
Photos by Dillon Day
LaKayla Collins (15) is surrounded by Lady Eagles Friday night on the road.
Kylan Conners (15) soars to the goal against two West Union players.
Cards earn district wins
The Potts Camp Cardinals constantly had the home scoreboard clicking with points Tuesday, Dec. 12, at home.
Coach Jeremy Dillard’s Cardinals soared past the Falkner Eagles 88-40 in a Region 2-1A match-up.
It was the first of two district wins for the Cards last week.
Potts Camp, led by Mitchell Saulsberry, surged ahead of Falkner 43-12 at halftime. Saulsberry scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half.
The rout continued in the third as the Cardinals outscored the Eagles 28-15 on their way to a 48-point victory.
All Potts Camp players scored in the game.
Others in double digits were Martavious Frost with 13 and Kedavian Faulkner with 10. Scoring eight each were Trell Kimmons, Jaquives Muse and Kylan Conners.
The Lady Cardinals weren’t as fortunate. They let a four-point lead at the half slip away and dropped a hard-fought 47-44 decision to Falkner.
Potts Camp led 12-6 at the end of the first period and 25-21 at halftime but then got outscored 26-19 in the second half.
Ashley Anderson scored a game-high 17 points for the Lady Cardinals with 13 of those coming in the second half. Jazmine Anderson was also in double digits with 10.
Potts Camp-W. Union
A huge first half from Muse Friday night helped the Cardinals knock off district opponent West Union 77-71 on the road.
Muse was on fire from long distance. He hit five threes in the first 16 minutes of the game. Twenty-one of his game-high 23 points came in the first half.
Potts Camp outscored the Eagles 26-19 in the second quarter and took a 44-33 advantage to the locker room at intermission.
Also scoring in double digits for coach Jeremy Dillard’s team were Saulsberry with 15, Frost with 13 and Conners with 11.
Coach Brad Wren’s Lady Cardinals battled West Union in a tight contest throughout and lost 56-53.
Potts Camp got 12 points from J. Anderson in the first half and trailed 27-25 at the break.
They were down 39-35 after three quarters before falling by three.
J. Anderson finished with 17 points. A. Anderson also tossed in 17, with 11 of hers coming in the second half.
LaKayla Collins was also in double figures with 10.
The Lady Cardinals (1-2 in the district and 5-8 overall) played in the South Pontotoc Lady Cougar Christmas Classic on Monday and Tuesday of this week. The Cardinals (2-1 in the district and 7-7 overall) played in the Baldwyn Invitational on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Both Potts Camp teams will then host Ashland on Tuesday, Jan. 2.