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Late ET Basketball: Tatum thumps Quitman; KC picks up wins

Nov. 13, 2017 at 11:31 p.m.


TATUM 79, QUITMAN 5: TATUM — Bri Mitchell tossed in 29 points to go along with 11 steals and eight assists, leading the Tatum Lady Eagles to a 79-5 win over Quitman.

Essence Allen added 15 points, 12 steals and three assists, and Jayla Hooper scored 11 points and added eight rebounds and four steals for the Lady Eagles.

Ashton Brown chipped in with two points, nine rebounds, two steals and three assists, Jasmine Rogers two points and five steals and Ra'Daisha Jones four points, four rebounds and two assists.

LA POYNOR 67, AVINGER 31: AVINGER — The Avinger Indians dropped a 67-31 decision to La Poynor, with Keldyn Schubert scoring 11 points and Bryson Schubert adding 10 in the loss for the Indians.

Kayden Sablan scored nine for Avinger.

CHAPEL HILL 66, WEST RUSK 20: NEW CHAPEL HILL — Ty'Liyah Moore scored 20 points, and Karlea Duhon was close behind with 19 as Chapel Hill notched a 66-20 win over West Rusk.

Natalya Overshown scored ine, Lamya Green six and Jenea Travier, D'Andreea Berry and Shelbee Denson four each for the Lady bulldogs.

Chapel Hill hosts Lindale tonight.

COLLEGEMEN

LETOURNEAU 99, NORTHWESTERN STATE 84: NATCHITOCHES, La. – The LeTourneau University men's basketball team trailed for a total of 31 seconds en route to a 99-84 win over NCAA Division I Northwestern State University in an exhibition game at Prather Coliseum on Sunday.

The game does not count towards LeTourneau's regular-season schedule, but does count for the Demons who fall to 0-2 on the season.

A quick start to open up the second half would see LETU push their lead back out to 44-39 just two minutes into the second period with senior Alec Colhoff scoring two of his 21 points in the game on a layup to put the LeTourneau lead at 46-39.

Nate West led all scorers with 32 points in the contest, connecting on eight of 11 free throws and adding a team-high eight rebounds. Alec Colhoff scored 11 of his 21 points at the free throw line while Justin Moore added 14 and Caleb Loggins had 10.

The season will officially get underway for the YellowJackets on Wednesday when LETU plays host to Austin College at 7 p.m.

KILGORE 83, LONE STAR 60: KILGORE — The Kilgore College Rangers improved to 4-0 with an 83-60 defeat of the Lone Star College-Cy Fair Falcons on Sunday.

Kilgore had six players in double figures with Daytone Jennings leading the way earning a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Chad Bowie was also in double figures with 12 points, Darrian Grays and Demiere Brown each had 11 points and Davon Newton and Lansana Nwosu each had 10 points.

The Rangers will host Hill College at 7 p.m. tonight.

WOMEN

KILGORE 77, CROWDER 61: KILGORE — Richelle Velez scored 20 points in the first half as the Kilgore College Lady Rangers improved to 5-0 with a 77-61 win over the Crowder College Roughriders on Sunday.

Velez ended up with 24 points (7-of-14) from beyond the three-point line. Alicia Mardis once again proved valuable as a rebounder, grabbing an impressive 18 boards and scoring eight points. Jade Thurmon was also in double figures with 15 points, adding eight rebounds. Hennesey Handy scored nine points for KC and had six rebounds.

KC will be back in action on Nov. 21 at home against San Jacinto in the conference opener.

NORTWESTERN STATE 83, LETOURNEAU 39: NATCHITOCHES, La. – Playing in their final tune-up of the 2017-18 preseason, the LeTourneau University women's basketball team showed signs of growth throughout despite falling to host NCAA Division I Northwestern State University by a final score of 82-39 at Prather Coliseum on Sunday.

Keauna Whitfield led the YellowJackets with 11 points and seven rebounds (six defensive) while Ashley Reed had five points and three assists to go along with one steal. Kiara Johnson and Alexandria Thorne both had eight points in the game.

LeTourneau will play their 2017-18 season opener on Wednesday night at 5 p.m. at NCAA Division I Houston Baptist University.

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