Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

December 29, 2013

Prep Hoops Roundup: Bullard boys, girls post victories

Thomas scores 15 points, shares 15 caroms in latest Hornet win

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

BULLARD —

GIRLS

Bullard 62, Quitman 21: BULLARD — Lexi Abercrombie burned up the nets to the tune of scoring 25 points to pace Bullard to a 62-21 rout over Quitman on Saturday. Nikk Johnson put in 23 and DeAnna Howard dropped in eight for the Lady Panthers (16-5, 1-0 16-3A). Bridgette Taylor added seven points, Kristen Chamberlain went off for six and Taylor Frederick scored three for the winners. Bullard returns to conference play at 6:15 p.m. Friday when Gladewater makes a visit to Panther Gymnasium.

 

BOYS

New Summerfield 61, Krum 45: ALLEN — In its final game of the In and Out Burgers Classic in Allen Saturday, New Summerfield creamed Krum, 61-45. Wendl Thomas supplied the Hornets (8-11) with 15 points and the same number of rebounds. Case Wilkerson led New Summerfield in scoring with 20 points while Devon Abercrombie chipped in 13. The Hornets are back home Friday night when they are slated to take on Letexo at 6:15 p.m.

 

Bullard 47, Van 38: TYLER — Bullard wrapped up a three-day run in the Wagstaff Holiday Classic at Tyler Junior College by forging out a 47-38 win over Van on Saturday. Bullard (9-5) hosts conference rival Gladewater at 7:30 p.m. Friday. In other closing day games in the Wagstaff Classic, Brook Hill fell to Lindale, 61-57, while Chapel Hill edged Troup's Tigers, 62-56. Athens surged past Whitehouse, 82-72, to capture the championship in the Gold Bracket while Grace Community knocked off Brownsboro, 68-61, to earn the top prize in the Apache Bracket.