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November 21, 2013

Nice early start for OC teams in Tennison tourney

ORANGEFIELD — It was a good day for Orange County at the Bill Tennison Memorial Tournament at Orangefield High School early Thursday.

Both the West Orange-Stark Lady Mustangs and the Bridge City Cardinals each swept a pair of games.

Led by Eriel Jordan and her teammates, the Lady Mustangs took down Port Neches-Groves 78-61 and blitzed District 21-3A rival Silsbee 85-33.

The Lady Cardinals took care of East Chambers 75-47 and then toppled Kirbyville 61-42.

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears fended off the Tarkington Lady Longhorns 44-40.

Down 22-16 at the half, the Lady Bears went on a 28-18 run in the second half and scored the game’s last four points.

Guard Cassidy Webster led the Lady Bears with 13 points. Maylaysia Winbush chimed in with nine points and eight rebounds. Josie Nimitz tallied nine points and had five boards while Tori Thompson added seven points.

Tarah Roach led Tarkington with 15 points and eight rebounds.

The Lady Bears forced Tarkington into 30 turnovers. LC-M was 11-of-21 from the free-throw line while Tarkington was just 6-of-17.

Meanwhile, Lady Mustang Jordan scored 54 points in WO-S’ two wins, 30 against PN-G in the first game and 24 more in the blowout over Silsbee.

Against Silsbee, the Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 27-7 first-quarter lead and never looked back.

Derriasha Daughtery scored 17 points against Silsbee. Lauren Samuels had 16, Nakaiya Platt had 11 and Breanna Preston added eight.

Preston scored 13 points in the win over PN-G with Platt tallying 11.

The Lady Cardinals pulled away with a 22-6 run in the third quarter to turn back Kirbyville.

Post Kelsey Fults led the Bridge City attack with a double-double, scoring 23 points while yanking down 12 rebounds. BC outrebounded the Wildcats 40-28.

Alexus Henry popped for 14 points. Kasey Frederick had nine points and six boards while Bailee Bacon contributed eight points and point guard Caylin Choate had six rebounds.

In the win over East Chambers, Fults and Choate each had double-doubles. Fults had 24 points, 10 rebounds and had six steals while Choate collected 13 points, 11 assists, seven steals and five boards. Henry tallied 17 points and two steals. Shayla Bratton had 10 points. Frederick notched nine points and eight boards and Bacon added five rebounds and five assists.

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