ND Green Wave 2/12/13

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 12, 2013

ND boys advance to North State; girls end season in OT

By Brad Greer

Sooner or later the law of averages were bound to catch up with the North Delta Green Wave.
After soundly defeating Kirk twice during the regular season, the Raiders finally turned the tables on North Delta 49-36 in the boys consolation game of the District 1-AA tournament Saturday afternoon at Indianola Academy.

Despite the setback, North Delta advanced to the North AA State Tournament at Leake Academy. The Green Wave (10-17) took on District 2-third place finisher Oak Hill last night in a opening round contest with the winner advancing to square off against Central Hinds tomorrow night at 7:45.

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 Renic Greenlee and Hunt Howell led the Wave with 11 points each in the loss to Kirk. Sam Copeland added six points while Tyler Beard and Bailey Sullivant followed with five and three points each.

Jonathan Mackey did not figure into the scoring but dished out five assists in the contest.

North Delta was dropped into the losers bracket Friday night with a 53-49 loss to Indianola. Copeland led all scorers with 17 points while Greenlee chipped in with 12 in the losing effort. Mackey contributed with eight points followed by Howell with six points and 12 rebounds. Will Hartzell provided four points to go along with four assists and three blocked shots. Beard accounted for two points.

Lady Green Wave
The North Delta Lady Green Wave saw their season come to an end Thursday night with a tough 59-57 overtime loss to Carroll.

Charla Shea Darby paved the way with 16 points while Erin Snider contributed with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Hastings Neal followed with 10 points while Claire Gant chipped in with six points and six assists. Callie Blake Masterson added five points six assists and three steals. Julianna Morrow supplied four points and Jordan Pullen finished with two.

Carroll’s Sarah Mumme led the Lady Rebels with 23 points on seven three pointers. North Delta ended the year with a 16-16 record.