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January 18, 2013

Area hoops roundup for Jan. 18, 2013

Memorial boys hold off La Porte

The Port Arthur Memorial boys held on to second place in 21-5A with a 51-50 victory over La Porte at Memorial Gym on Friday.

Memorial (14-10, 4-2) have now won three straight district games. The Titans were led by Torian Lott, who had 21 points, and Dorian Chatman, who had 10.

Memorial will host Deer Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Arthur Memorial 51, La Porte 50

LP    15    12    11    12    —    50

PAM    17    10    18    6    —    51

Leading scorers: PAM — Torian Lott 21, Dorian Chatman 10. LP — Allen 16.

Records: Memorial (14-10, 4-2); La Porte (12-13, 2-4).

Next: Memorial hosts Deer Park, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

PN-G boys nip Livingston

LIVINGSTON — The Port Neches-Groves boys basketball team found itself alone in the fourth and final playoff position after beating Livingston 38-37 on Friday in District 20-4A play.

PN-G (9-14, 4-3) holds a one-game lead on Lumberton for fourth place after the Raiders lost 64-37 to Beamont Ozen Friday.

A.J. Smith led the Indians with 16 points while Jacob Underhill added 12.

PN-G will travel to Lumberton at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Neches-Groves 38, Livingston 37

PN-G    12    4    9    13    —    38

Liv    7    8    4    13    —    37

Leading scorers: PN-G — A.J. Smith 16, Jacob Underhill 12. LIV — Garrett Green 13.

Records: PN-G (9-14, 4-3); Livingston (8-13, 2-5).

Next: PN-G at Lumberton, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Memorial girls stay atop 21-5A, beat La Porte

LA PORTE — The Port Arthur Memorial girls basketball team held off a third-quarter comeback to beat La Porte 64-62 on Friday in District 21-5A play.

Memorial (23-4, 7-1) was outscored 20-14 in the third quarter, erasing a five-point Lady Titan lead and giving La Porte a 47-46 advantage heading into the fourth quarter. However, the Lady Titans were able to win it at the line, outscoring the Lady Bulldogs by three in the final period.

Ariel Hutchinson led the Lady Titans with 22 points while Joyce Kennerson and Loren Evans each had 10.

Memorial will play at Deer Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Arthur Memorial 64, La Porte 62

PAM    13    19    13    18    —    64

LP    14    13    20    15    —    62

Leading scorers: PAM — Ariel Hutchinson 22, Joyce Kennerson 10, Loren Evans 10.

Records: PAM (23-4, 7-1); La Porte (8-15, 3-5).

Next: Memorial at Deer Park, 7 p.m. Tuesday

 

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