Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

February 5, 2013

Guard, Lady Guard wallop Canyon Creek

DOC SMITH
Jacksonville Daily Progress

DALLAS — The Brook Hill girl’s and boy’s hoops groups picked big road wins over Richardson-Canyon Creek in District 4, Division III TAPPS play on Friday night at the Canyon Creek Youth Activity Center.

The Lady Guard (12-9;4-2), had four players in double digits led by a 15-point and 21 rebound effort from Samantha Anderson in the 61-30 win.

The boys chalked up another league win in convincing fashion with a 55-34, win in the finale of the night behind six, 3-pointers and 24-points from Grant Hanks. Brook Hill boy’s improves to 5-1 in league play.

District play continues on Tuesday night as Brook Hill travels to play McKinney Christian 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.

Dallas Lutheran will play at Richardson Canyon Creek next Tuesday night.

   Girls

Bullard-Brook Hill 61, Richardson-Canyon Creek 30

The Lady Guard put four-players in double-digits in the 61-30 win over the winless Lady Cougars.

Sophomore post, Samantha Anderson, and freshman Charlie Niles controlled the boards, and added 15-, and 12-points points in the win. Anderson snagged 21 rebounds and made seven blocks. Niles added 15 rebounds and four steals

Senior Alyssa Eden canned a baseline jumper at the buzzer of the first period for a 20-2 lead.

Eden finished out the game with 11-points and chipped in with nine rebounds on the night.

Avery Langemeier had a hot-hand from long distance canning three treys and finishing with 10-points and nine rebounds.

Her four-point play in the final quarter staked a  53-25 lead, with two-minute remaining in the game.

Morgan Fore finished up the Brook Hill scoring with two of her eight-points in the contest.

   Boys

Brook Hill 55, Canyon Creek 34

In a battle of the 4-1 teams in the district, Brook Hill’s Grant Hanks went downtown with six, 3-pointers, scoring all 24-points in the first three quarters to lead the way to the Guard win, and a 5-1 league ledger.

Sophomore guard, Grant Hank canned back-to-back 3-pointer to stake the Guard to a 27-17 lead at the half. Hanks finished up the game with 24-points and six assists.

The second half would be more Guard as Hale continued his assault with 10-points in the quarter  of his game-high totals.

The third-ranked Guard spread out the scoring with Chase McDermott adding 12-points, Alex Halle chipped in with 12-points and Jake Anderson added six-points and seven rebounds.

Canyon Creek’s struggles from the field continued as well due to a stout guard defense, scoring the first second half points three-minutes into the stanza, and trailing Brook Hill, 38-19 with a Jalen Johnson basket.

Johnson was the top-scorer for the Cougars (4-2), with 15-points in the setback.



Boys Box Score

TAPPS District 4, Division III

Bullard-Brook Hill 55, Richardson-Canyon Creek

Brook Hill          13    14    24    4  -  55        

Canyon Creek    10      7    12    5  - 34

BROOK HILL – Alex Hale, 7; Grant Hanks, 24; Chase McDermott, 12; Phillip Kitt, 1; Luke Humphries, 3; Bryant Robinson, 2, Jake Anderson, 6.

CANYON CREEK – Jalen Johnson, 15; Blake Goman, 3; Jacob Schroeder, 3; Jason Brown, 5; John Oliver, 8.

THREE-POINT GOALS – BH: Hanks 6, Humphries . CC: Schroeder, Goman.

RECORDS – Richardson-Canyon Creek 4-2. Brook Hill 15-10; 5-1.

NEXT UP - Brook Hill at McKinney Christian, 7 p.m.,tonight.