|Area Basketball: North Hopkins finishes as runner-up of Freeman Parish Tournament|
|From Staff Reports|
Dec. 12, 2005 - BIRTHRIGHT - Honey Grove used a strong second quarter to pull away from the North Hopkins Lady Panthers, 51-35, in the finals of the Freeman Parish Invitational Tournament on Saturday.
Honey Grove, ranked No. 10 in Class 2A, held a 14-13 lead after the first quarter, then outscored North Hopkins 18-6 in the second period to take a 32-19 halftime advantage.
The Lady Panthers (6-6) received 17 points,16 rebounds and three assists from senior post Katy Williams in the losing effort. Ebbonye Johnson added six points, and Sabra Thomas scored five points and grabbed three rebounds. Jessi Mannis added two assists and three rebounds, and Cayla Newkirk chipped in two points, two rebounds and two assists.
Honey Grove was paced by KaDee Stogner who scored 17 points, and Ryan Rickman who had 11 points and eight boards.
Honey Grove - Amy Decker 4, KaDee Stogner 17, Ryan Rickman 11, Katie Williams 4, Rebeka Caldwell 5, Jaclyn Cannaday 10.
North Hopkins - Ebbonye Johnson 6, Megan Lehr 2, Cayla Newkirk 2, Sabra Thomas 5, Jessi Mannis 3, Katy Williams 17.
Chisum 52, Como-Pickton 45
Quintessa Savage scored 16 points and Cassi Wood had 14 points as Chisum beat Como-Pickton in the consolation bracket. It was the second time in the span of a week that the Lady Mustangs beat C-P.
Freshman post Maci Kight led the Lady Eagles with 17 points, while Rebecca Humphrey added 11.
Chisum - Quintessa Savage 16, Cassi Wood 14, Amber Brakebill 10, Ashley Brakebill 9, Jessica Little 2, Nikki Cook 1.
Como-Pickton - Maci Kight 17, Rebecca Humphrey 11, Ashley Mowat 7, Mollye Lay 5, Delandria Pryor 5.
Cumby 41, Rockwall Christian 37
ROCKWALL - The Cumby Lady Trojans had just enough to get past Rockwall Christian on Saturday.
Karen Lacey led the team with 15 points and Mary Ugalde added 14.
The Lady Trojans led 9-4 after one period and 23-15 at halftime, but Rockwall Christian was able to chip away at the deficit in the second half.
"We didn't play well," said Cumby head coach Renee' Morris. "We were very sluggish, but I was proud of the fact that they hung on to win."
Cumby - Mary Ugalde 14, Karen Lacey 15, Lindsey Lemon 8, Amber Hammons 2.
Rockwall Christian - Cadenhead 21, Curren 8, Williams 4, Holden 4.