PAnews.com, Port Arthur, Texas

November 17, 2012

Lumberton tops Port Arthur Memorial girls in Bulldog Classic


The Port Arthur News

NEDERLAND — Lumberton dealt the Port Arthur Memorial girls their first loss of the season to take Nederland’s Bulldog Classic championship 53-51 on Saturday. Memorial beat Jasper 57-25 earlier in the day to advance to the finals.

Memorial senior Ariel Hutchinson was named to the all-tournament team and scored 14 points against Jasper and 15 against Lumberton. Sophomore Joyce Kennerson scored 24 against Lumberton while senior post Loren Evans was also named to the all-tournament team.

Memorial (7-1) will face Beaumont Central at 5 p.m. Monday.

The Nederland girls lost to Lumberton in the semifinals 69-32 before beating Jasper 37-31 to take third place. Dayton claimed the Bronze Bracket championship, beating Hamshire-Fannett 46-26.

Both Memorial’s JV and freshman teams reached their championship games and lost. The Lady Titan JV lost 67-65 to Lumberton while the freshman lost 35-28 to Orangefield.



PA Memorial 57, Jasper 25

PAM    17    17    16    7    —    57

Jasper    4    8    1    12    —    25

Leading scorers: PAM - Ariel Hutchinson 14. JASPER - Land 10.



Lumberton 53, PA Memorial 51

PAM    7    19    8    15    —    51

Lum    19    6    17    10    —    53

Leading scorers: PAM - Joyce Kennerson 24, Hutchinson 15. LUMBERTON - C. Worry 20, G. Harville 16, M. Worry 11.

Record: Memorial (7-1)

Next: Memorial vs. Central, 5 p.m. Monday



Other scores

Lumberton 69, Nederland 32

Nederland 37, Jasper 31

Dayton 72, West Orange-Stark 26

Dayton 46, Hamshire-Fannett 26