NDJH basketball

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 2, 2010

NDJH girls win Marshall tourney

By Brad Greer

The North Delta Junior High girls basketball team got their 2010-11 season off to a good start by winning the Marshall preseason tournament Saturday afternoon in Holly Springs.

Erin Snider scored 12 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Lady Green Wave to a 48-15 romp over the host school in the championship game. Julianna Morrow and Hastings Neal also reached double figures with 12 and 11 points each. Neal also recorded seven steals while Morrow added four. Callie Blake Masterson chipped in with five points, six rebounds, seven steals and four assist. Claire Gant added four points while Courtney DuBravec and Peyton Rico closed out the scoring with two points apiece.

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The Lady Wave reached the title game by squeezing out a 30-27 victory over Kirk Thursday night. Snider and Neal led North Delta, each recording eight points and five steals while Morrow contributed with five points and three steals. Gant followed with five points, five rebounds and five assists to go along with four steals. Masterson chipped in with four points, four rebounds and pulled down five boards in the victory.

   The North Delta varsity girls team was not as successful in the tournament however as the Lady Wave dropped a pair of games to division foes Marshall and Kirk.

  In Thursday’s semi-final round game, the host Patriots came away with a 38-30 victory over North Delta. Bradi Beard led the Green Wave with 12 points and five rebounds in a losing effort. Sophomore Charla Shea Darby followed with seven points while Hanna Greenlee added six points and nine rebounds.  

   Laci DuBravec had five points and four boards while Katelyn Still dished out three assists.

    North Delta fell to 0-2 on the season by dropping a 40-26 decision to a powerful Kirk squad Saturday. Beard once again led the Lady Wave in scoring with ten points, three steals and two blocked shots. DuBravec followed with six points and four steals while Darby added five points. Hanna Greenlee and Still  registered two points each while Madison Greenlee rounded out scoring with one point.