Sports / Outdoors – 1/10/2003

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 10, 2003

Panolian Sports Headlines : January 10, 2003

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Lady Tigers Pressure Calhoun City for a Win
Shoni Fondren Scores Career High 30 Points for SP
South Panola’s Shoni Fondren defied gravity to score two for the Lady Tigers against the Calhoun City Lady Wildcats Tuesday, Jan. 7. The Lady Tigers won 60-51. Fondren scored a career high 30 points for the Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers are participating in the Water Valley tournament and will play Oxford tonight at 6 p.m.
 
BY MYRA BEAN
SPORTS EDITO
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It was a back and forth rematch effort between the South Panola Lady Tigers (5-5) and the Calhoun City Lady Wildcats, but the Lady Tigers held on for the 60-51 victory.

The Lady Tigers played for the first time since the Christmas holidays and Shoni Fondren put up a career high 30 points for the record books.

Fondren put the Lady Tigers on the boards first with a steal and a field goal. After that there were four ties in the first quarter and four lead changes.

After some missed Lady Tiger field goals, the Lady Wildcats were ahead 13-10 at the end of the first quarter.

It was a battle for domination in the second quarter. Fondren’s 3-pointer tied the game at 13. The game was tied again at 15-15, but the Lady Wildcats capitalized on some defensive rebounds and went ahead 19-15 with 5:59 left. A 3-pointer and a field goal by Fondren gave the Lady Tigers the lead 22-21 at 4:47 left in the first half.

The Lady Tigers went up 27-23 with 2:23 left in the first half on a Cheryl Cox field goal, but Calhoun City tie the game at 7 with 1:04 to go before the half. Neither team could score before the half and the score stood.
 

Lady Green Wave Downs Marshall
BY MYRA BEAN
SPORTS EDITO
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The North Delta Lady Green Wave got a much needed district win over Marshall Academy, Tuesday, Jan. 7. The Lady Green Wave downed the Lady Patriots 52-45.

Jennifer Locke scored 12 points to lead the Lady Green Wave. Jeri Boren had 10 points and eight rebounds and Kate Robison had seven points and eight rebounds. Leslie Wilson scored all of her six points in the fourth quarter.

With that win the Lady Green Wave are 10-6 overall and 2-3 district.

Scoring in the 47-30 loss to Lee, Ark., Friday, Jan. 3, were Alex Rice and Emily Moore, 6 points each.

In the 40-38 overtime win over Magnolia Heights Dec. 21, Robison scored 13 points; Locke, 9 points, 8 rebounds and Jeri Boren, 7 rebounds.
 


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Despite Early Lead, Tigers Fall to Calhoun

South Panola’s Chris Jones (c) and a host of Calhoun City Wildcats scramble for ball Tuesday, Jan. 7. The Tigers lost the game 68-62.
 
BY MYRA BEAN
SPORTS EDITO
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Despite a first quarter 17-11 lead, the South Panola Tigers (3-8) fell to Calhoun City 68-62, Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Chris Jones was the big man in the post the Tigers rallied around. Jones opened the scoring with on a field goal with an assist by Cory Blackburn for two of his 21 points.

Also getting the nod to start was Will Poole who scored 15 points.

The Tigers maintained the lead through most of the second quarter but the Wildcats caught up a nd tied the score 24-24 with 1:40 left in the first half.

With back-to-back 3-pointers, the Wildcats held on to a 30-24 lead at halftime.

The Tigers remained close through the first half of the third quarter, but Calhoun City started sinking some threes and got a little breathing room on the scoreboard.
 


 

 



 SOUTH PANOLA
  NOV 14 4:00 A Grenada
  NOV 21 4:45 H Lafayette
  NOV 23 6:00 A Cleveland
  NOV 25 4:45 H Tupelo
  NOV 26 6:00 A West Point
  DEC 3 4:45 A Oxford
  DEC 10 4:45 H Horn Lake
  DEC 13     OPEN
  DEC 20 4:45 H Olive Branch
  JAN 7 6:00 H Calhoun City
  JAN 9-11 6:00 A Water Valley Tournament
  JAN 14 6:00 H Holly Springs
  JAN 17 4:45 A Olive Branch
  JAN 18 6:00 H Senatobia
  JAN 21 4:45 H Southaven
  JAN 24 4:45 A Byhalia
  JAN 28 4:45 A Horn Lake
  JAN 31     OPEN
  FEB 4 4:45 A Southaven
  FEB 7 4:45 H Byhalia
  FEB 13-14 TBA   Divisional Tournament


 NORTH DELTA
1 – 7th/8th Girls;   2 – 7th/8th Boys;   3 – Jr High Girls
4 – Jr High Boys;    5 – Varsity Girls;    6 – Varsity Boys
  NOV 12 4:00 3-6 H Strider
  NOV 19 4:00 3-6 A Calhoun
  DEC 7 11:00 1-6 H Lee (MS)
  DEC 10 3:30 1-6 A Marvell
  DEC 12 4:30 3-6 A Kirk
  DEC 14 4:00 3-6 H Bayou
  DEC 20 4:00 3-6 H West Memphis Christian
  DEC 21   1-6 A Magnolia Heights
  JAN 3 3:00 3-6 A Lee (AR)
  JAN 7 3:00 1-6 A Marshall
  JAN 8-11     A Magnolia Heights Tournament
  JAN 14 4:30 3-6 A Bayou
  JAN 18 4:00 3-6 A Indianola
  JAN 21 4:30 3-6 A West Memphis Christian
  JAN 24 3:00 1-6 H Marshall
  JAN 25 2:00 5-6 A Strider
  JAN 27 3:00 1-6 H Marvell
  JAN 30 4:00 3-6 H Kirk
  JAN 31 4:00 3-6 H Indianola
  FEB 1,3     A Jr. High Tournament
  FEB 4   5-6 H Magnolia Heights
  FEB 6-8       North AA Tournament
  FEB 11-12, 14-15 TBA   H North State AA Tournament
  FEB 18-19, 21-22 TBA     State AA Tournament
  FEB 24-MAR 1 TBA     Overall Tournament – MS College


NORTH PANOLA
  NOV 14-16 6:00 A Coldwater Tournament
  NOV 19 6:00 A Hernando
  NOV 23 6:00 H Coldwater
  NOV 26 6:00 A Olive Branch
  DEC 7 6:00 A H.W. Byers
  DEC 10 6:00 A M.S. Palmer
  DEC 13 6:00 H Lafayette
  DEC 16 6:00 A Coldwater
  DEC 20 6:00 H Coahoma County
  DEC 27 6:00 H M.S. Palmer
  DEC 28 6:00 A Rosa Fort
  JAN 7 6:00 A Charleston
  JAN 10 6:00 H Senatobia
  JAN 14 6:00 H Independence
  JAN 16-18 6:00 H NPHS Cougar Classics
  JAN 21 5:00 A Coahoma County
  JAN 24 6:00 A Water Valley
  JAN 28 6:00 H Charleston
  JAN 31 6:00 H Rosa Fort
  FEB 4 6:00 A Independence
  FEB 7 TBA A Senatobia
  FEB 11-13 TBA   District Tournament
  FEB 17 & 18 TBA   3A North State
  FEB 21 & 22 TBA   3A North State
  FEB 25-27 TBA A State Tournament – Jackson, MS