Posted on December 13, 2014.
Shelby Drews posted a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds, while also handing out five assists Tuesday to lead the Decatur Lady Eagles to a 54-29 win over Graham.
The Lady Eagles, ranked No. 21 in the latest 4A Texas Girls Coaches Association poll, improved to 10-1 on the season.
Macen Stripling also joined Drews with a double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds. Hannah Dunning added eight points and three assists. Makayla Mayfield and Sidney Carter scored four each.
Decatur held Graham to just 11 points in the second half. The Lady Eagles outscored Graham 12-6 in the third and 16-5 in the final frame.
Decatur used a 15-8 run in the second to build a 26-18 halftime lead.
Decatur faced a big challenge Friday, heading to Bowie to face the 22nd ranked team in 3A.
PARADISE 60, SPRINGTOWN 30
Courtney Kerr scored 18 points, leading the Paradise Lady Panthers to a 60-30 victory.
Paradise ran out to a 15-5 lead and built the advantage to 29-14 at halftime. Paradise never allowed more than nine points in a quarter.
Kaylee McConnell added eight points. Jett Preather, Amber French and Kaitlyn Melvin scored six each.
BOYD 36, LAKE WORTH 34
The Boyd Lady Yellowjackets overcame a scoreless first quarter to rally for a 36-34 win over Lake Worth Tuesday.
Boyd moved to 7-0.
Kenzie Elkins scored 11 points and Linsey Thorpe 10.
After the slow start, Boyd hit double figures in the other three frames.
SLIDELL 69, BRYSON 41
Kylie Franklin’s three straight 3-pointers to open the second half broke open the game and paced Slidell to a 69-41 win over Bryson.
Franklin finished with 20 points and seven rebounds. She was 4-for-7 from beyond the 3-point arc.
“It was 35-25 at half and Kylie hit back-to-back-to-back 3s to start the third and got us rolling,” said Slidell coach Cody Vanover.
Caitlin Pruett posted a double-double of 15 points and 13 rebounds. Kayler Talamantes scored 13 points with eight boards. Jessy Goode finished with 12 points and eight rebounds.
CHICO 57, BELLEVUE 49
The Chico Lady Dragons fought back from an early deficit to knock off Bellevue 57-49 Tuesday.
Trailing 32-21 at halftime, Chico went on an 18-8 run in the third and won the game in the fourth with an 18-9 finishing spurt.
Alli York led Chico with 21 points. Kylie Marburger added 11. Whitney Renfro finished with 10 and Cheyanne Hale nine.
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