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January 17, 2013

Brook Hill teams cruise past Canyon Creek; McDermott fires in 23

BULLARD —  The Brook Hill girl’s and boy’s hoops groups picked up district wins over Richardson-Canyon Creek in District 4, Division III TAPPS play on Tuesday night at the Herrington Sports Complex.

Samantha Anderson led the Lady Guard (10-6;2-0), to a 49-23 win, scoring 16 points, and grabbing 14 rebounds in limited playing time. The Brook Hill starters checked out at the 4:04 mark of the third quarter, returning sparingly as the bench played the youthful Lady Cougars (0-2).

The boys chalked up a league win in convincing fashion with a 79-49 win in the finale of the night behind four players in double-digits led by Chase McDermott’s 23-points.

District play continues on Friday night with McKinney Christian traveling to play at Brook Hill in a boys’ and girls’ doubleheader. The girls will tip off at 6 p.m. and the varsity boys to follow at 7 p.m.

      Girls

The weather outside was cold and icy. The Lady Guard took advantage of some ice-cold shooting in the first half from Canyon Creek to remain undefeated in district play.

The Lady Guard jumped to a 14-0 first quarter lead as Brook Hill point guard Morgan Moss made six of her 11-points in the game, sparking the defense with seven steals in the game.

Samantha Anderson had another double-double with 16-points and 14 rebounds to lead the way, scoring 10 in the first half, and a 31-2 cushion.

Canyon Creek finally got a first bucket with 20-seconds remaining in the second quarter on Alex Livingston’s lone basket for the Lady Cougars.

Lady Guard forward, Alyssa Eden knocked down a three-pointer and added 14-points, and six rebounds.

Girls Box Score

Brook Hill 49, Richardson-Canyon Creek 23

Canyon Creek    0     2    15     6   -  23     

Brook Hill        14    17     9     9   -  49

CANYON CREEK – Madison Young, 6; Minaz Zad, 2; Nia Norwood, 8; Alex Livingston, 2; Joue Ennis, 5..

BROOK HILL – Morgan Moss, 11; Avery Langemeier, 6; Samantha Anderson, 16; Alyssa Eden, 14.  

THREE-POINT GOALS – CC: none. BH: Moss, Langemeier, Alyssa Eden.

RECORDS – Richardson-Canyon Creek 0-2. Brook Hill 10-6; 2-0.

NEXT UP - McKinney Christian at Brook Hill, Fri., 6 p.m.  Richardson-Canyon Creek Fri., 6 p.m.

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