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January 29, 2013

Area hoops roundup for Jan. 29, 2013

Memorial girls fall to North Shore

GALENA PARK — The Port Arthur Memorial girls basketball team will have to wait a week to claim a second straight district title. Memorial could have clinched Tuesday, but fell 58-52 to North Shore in District 21-5A play.

Memorial (25-5, 9-2) was led by Joyce Kennerson and Ariel Hutchinson, each with 14 points, while Sommer Harris added 13.

The Lady Titans are off on Friday and will finish up the regular season next Tuesday by hosting Baytown Sterling.

North Shore 58, Port Arthur Memorial 52

PAM    13    18    16    5    —    52

NS    16    14    19    9    —    58

Leading scorers: PAM — Joyce Kennerson 14, Ariel Hutchinson 14, Sommer Harris 13.

Records: Memorial (25-5, 9-2); North Shore (20-12, 8-2).

Next: Memorial hosts Baytown Sterling, Feb. 5.

Nederland boys rout LC-M

LITTLE CYPRESS — The Nederland boys basketball team beat Little Cypress-Mauriceville 72-38 Tuesday in District 20-4A play.

Nederland (22-8, 8-2) was led by Zach English, who had 19 points and six rebounds. Teammate Colton Weisbrod added 17 points and nine rebounds while Jared Lorimier had 10 points.

The Bulldogs will host Port Neches-Groves in the second installment of Mid-County Madness at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Nederland 72, Little Cypress-Mauriceville 38

NED    19    8    17    28    —    72

LC-M    8    5    10    15    —    38

Leading scorers: NED — Zach English 19, Colton Weisbrod 17, Jared Lorimier 10.

Records: Nederland (22-8, 8-2); LC-M (10-18, 2-8).

Next: Nederland hosts PN-G, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

PN-G boys drop to Central

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches-Groves boys basketball team lost 60-31 to Beaumont Central on Tuesday in District 20-4A play.

PN-G (10-16, 5-5) was led by A.J. Smith, who had eight points. Central’s E’Torrion Wilridge had 16 points while Andrew Wells had 13.

The Indians will travel to Nederland at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Beaumont Central 60, Port Neches-Groves 31

Central    13    21    13    13    —    60

PN-G    10    3    9    9    —    31

Leading scorers: PN-G — A.J. Smith 8; CENTRAL — E’Torrion Wilridge 16, Andrew Wells 13.

Records: PN-G (10-16, 5-5); Central (22-5, 9-1).

Next: PN-G at Nederland, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Nederland girls fall in OT

NEDERLAND — The Nederland girls basketball team saw its playoff chances take a hit Tuesday as the Lady Bulldogs lost 50-48 to Little Cypress-Mauriceville in overtime.

Nederland (4-8 in 20-4A) now sits a game behind LC-M for the fourth and final playoff spot in District 20-4A. The Lady Bulldogs travel to PN-G at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

AREA SCORES

BOYS

Beaumont Ozen 85, Livingston 32

Lumberton 49, Vidor 46, OT

West Brook 70, Deer Park 56

GIRLS

Hardin-Jefferson 58, Orangefield 28

Ozen 80, Livingston 36

Central 79, PN-G 17

Buna 67, Hamshire-Fannett 48

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