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Lady Cats win; Wildcats split 2 games

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    Sulphur Springs teams are involved in tournament action at two different locations through Saturday.
    The following scores were reported from recent action.

Edgewood Tournament

Lady Cats 62,
Wills Point 29
    This game held in the Edgewood Tournament was one-sided from the start and practically decided by the half.
    Sulphur Springs jumped out to a quick 11-5 lead after one quarter. The Lady Cats were in command 32-15 at the half. Sulphur Springs played all in uniform and still managed to outscore Wills Point 30-14 in the second half. The Lady Cats cruised to the 62-29 win.
    Desi Debase had 25 points and 9 steals to highlight the win. Shakoja Debase had 14 points, including a 3-pointer and 3 rebounds. Sarah Womack led the team with 7 rebounds, she had 3 points.
    The win propels the Lady Cats into the second round where they meet Winnsboro in the second round.
    “Against Wills Point we had the lead the whole way, at one point we were up 17,” said Jeff Chapman, Sulphur Springs head girls basketball coach. “We got to play everybody. Desi had another good game, Shakoja hit some big shots. We were able to do what we wanted to do. In the fourth period we worked on our delay game.”
    Chapman said, “We won this game so we get  to play Winnsboro again. We’d like to have a better game against them. They are very good. Winnsboro is one of the best teams around and they can play with anyone. We’d like to get our program to that point.”
Scoring box, Sulphur Springs 62, Wills Point 29
Sulphur Springs         11 21  18  12  -62
Wills Point           5  10  8  6  -29
Sulphur Springs - Kasey Moore 8, Sarah Womack 3, Shakoja Debase 14, Desi Debase 25, Chrissalynd Person 3, Chaliyah Moore 6, Destiny Wade 3.
Next up - Lady Cats vs. Winnsboro, 11 a.m. today second round of Edgewood

Wills Point Shootout

Edgewood 66,
Sulphur Springs 59
    In the first game of the Wills Point Shootout, the Wildcats were clipped by Edgewood, 66-59.
    Isaiah Lacy, Derick Ingram and Reid Burns contributed 10 points each in a losing cause.
    “We led most of the first half until the final two minutes and we went down by five. We came out  after half and made a run to tie the game to start the third quarter,” said Jeremy Josey, Sulphur Springs head boys basketball coach. “Edgewood had lead as large as 14 in the third quarter. We responded and cut it to five, but never any closer than that. Our emphasis following that game was to compete and play hard every minute of the game. We seem to be starting strong and finishing strong, but not playing solid in between.”
Scoring box, Edgewood 66, Sulphur Springs 59
Sulphur Springs - Isaiah Lacy 10, Darian Dial 9, Reid Burns 10, Connor Cooper 6, Austin Buck 4, Larry Pryor 8, Cain Cody 2, Derick Ingram 10.

Sulphur Springs 70,
Royse City 61
    Four players scored 10 points or more as the Wildcats flexed their claws and ripped Royse City, 70-61.
    “Best game of the year so far for us.  We played a complete game for the entire 32 minutes.  We came out shooting the ball extremely well, and built and early lead.  Royse City responed several times as they should and would,” Josey said. “However, our guys did not back down.  Royse City cut it to four point with less then two minutes, but finished some plays inside today that we had been doing all year.  It was good win and hopefully something we will be able to build on.”
    Sulphur Springs plays Kaufman at 2:40 p.m. today and takes on T.C.A. at 6:55 p.m. The teams will be the best record will advance to play Saturday.  
    The Sulphur Springs junior varsity and ninth grade are also playing in tournament action in Wills Point. The JV lost 48-45 while the freshmen fell to Terrell, 51-24
Scoring box, Sulphur Springs 70, Royse City 61
Sulphur Springs - Isaiah Lacy 13, Reid Burns 5, Darian Dial 6, Connor Cooper 15, Austin Buck 10, Larry Pryor 15, Cain Cody 2, Derick Ingram 3.
Scoring box, T.C.A. 48, Sulphur Springs 45 (junior varsity)
Sulphur Springs - Landon Brock 16, Deandre Wright 9, Melroy Givens 6, Darius Lacy 5,  Hunter Coleman 5, C.J. Stephens 4.
Scoring box, Terrell 51, Sulphur Springs 24 (freshmen)
Sulphur Springs - Keylon Hall 9, Derrick Weeks 6, Zac Haywood 3, Garrett Jones 3, Matt Malone 2,  Tyler Follis 1.

 

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