|Area Basketball: North Hopkins defeats Campbell; Yantis falls to Dodd City|
|From Staff Reports|
Jan. 14, 2006 - The North Hopkins girls (14-9, 2-0 in District 19-A, Div. 1) took care of Campbell Friday night, while Yantis lost to Dodd City in a non-district area basketball contest.
North Hopkins 58, Campbell 31
BIRTHRIGHT - North Hopkins junior Ebbonye Johnson scored a career-high 21 points to go with six rebounds and five assists, and teammate Katy Williams had another double-double with 13 points, 17 rebounds, four assists and one steal.
Sophomore Jessi Mannis pitched in 15 points, grabbed four rebounds and had five steals for North Hopkins.
Campbell was led by Jessica Barker with 11 points.
Campbell - Jackie Brent 3, Kasie Furstenwerth3, Britney Haas 4, Kim Travis 3, Jessica Barker 11, Kelly Ross 5, Ashley Honer 2.
North Hopkins - Ebbonye Johnson 21, Nancy Castro 2, Jessi Mannis 15, Elizabeth McPherson 2, Cayla Newkirk 2, Sabra Thomas 1, Hannah Martel 2, Katy Williams 13.
Dodd City 42, Yantis 39
YANTIS - The Yantis Lady Owls battled back in the second half after heading into the locker room down 28-9 against Dodd City.
"It was a game of two halves tonight," said Yantis coach Randy Phillips. "They outplayed us in the first half, and we outplayed them the second half.
Sarah Collins led Yantis (13-7, 1-2 in District 20-A, Div. II) with 14 points, three rebounds, three steals and three assists, and teammates Jamie Snider and Jayna Bevill had eight points each.
Dodd City was led by Jordan Parker with 20 points.
Dodd City - Jordan Parker 20, Kim Gibson 9, Cecily Darwin 4, Kelli Horton 4, Kamey Herpeche 3, Samantha McCarty 2.
Yantis - Sarah Collins 14, Jamie Snider 8, Jayna Bevill 8, Amanda Collins 3, Starla Burchfield 2, Amanda McKinney 2, Stacy Ponder 2.