NH boys, girls split games in Parish tourney

From Staff Reports

Dec. 7, 2007 - North Hiopkins boys won their opening game Thursday in the Freeman Parish Tournament they are hosting, but the NH girls came up short against Chisum in their opening-round contest.

Boys

Freeman Parish Tournament

North Hopkins 51, Greenville Phoenix 10

BIRTHRIGHT - North Hopkins (6-6) was led by Robert White with 10 points, while Roger Sancho and Williams scored eight points each.

"It was a good game for everyone to get playing time and work on some of our new offensive sets and zone defense," said NH head coach Matt Rager.

North Hopkins plays Alba-Golden at 6:30 p.m. today.

Greenville Phoenix - not available.

North Hopkins - Canyon Cockrum 2, Jy'Darius Hawkins 6, Delgado 3, Lorenzo Rivera 2, Paco Castro 3, Robert White 10, Roger Sancho 8, Williams 8, Brey 4, Marroquin 5.

Below are the results and schedule for the Freeman Parish Tournament at North Hopkins.

NG=New Gym, OG=Old Gym

Boys

Thursday Results

Bland 56, Honey Grove 53; Avery 70, Quitman 52; Alba-Golden 56, Chisum 27; North Hopkins 51, Greenville Phoenix 10.

Friday Schedule

Consolation Bracket

5 p.m. - Honey Grove vs. Quitman, OG

6:30 p.m. - Chisum vs. Greenville Phoenix, OG

Winners' Bracket

5 p.m. - Bland vs. Avery, NG

6:30 p.m. - Alba-Golden vs. North Hopkins, NG

Saturday

Consolation Championship, 10:30 a.m., OG

Third place, 10:30 a.m., NG

Championship, 1:30 p.m., NG

Girls

Thursday

Honey Grove 48, Quitman 45; Rivercrest 39, Avery 25; Chapel Hill 36, Bland 35; Chisum 44, North Hopkins 36

Friday

Consolation Bracket

2 p.m. - Quitman vs. Avery, OG

3:30 p.m. - Bland vs. North Hopkins, OG

Winners' Bracket

2 p.m. - Honey Grove vs. Rivercrest, NG

3:30 p.m. - Chapel Hill vs. Chisum, NG

Saturday

Consolation Championship, 9 a.m., OG

Third place, 9 a.m., NG

Championship, noon, NG

Celeste Tournament

Cumby 44, Celeste 30

CELESTE - The Trojans held a 23-14 lead at the half and a 35-23 lead after three quarters on Thursday to advance in the winners' bracket.

Cumby was led by Timmy Cook with 12 points, six rebounds, four assists and seven steals, while Kris Stanford had a double-double of 11 points, 16 rebounds, four steals and three assists.

The Trojans will play Callisburg at 8:30 p.m. today.

Cumby 16 7 12 9 -44

Celeste 6 8 9 7 -30

Cumby - Kris Stanford 11, Timmy Cook 12, Brixx Hawthorne 4, Michael Morris 7, Gary Luna 4, Brian Clem 6.

Celeste - not available.

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