Amarria Cook and Shayna Cook each scored 19 points in the Manor eighth-grade Lady Rams’ 63-21 second-round victory over Temple Lamar on Thursday in the Killeen ISD Girls Invitational.
Other scorers for Manor were Savannah Cross (12 points), Destiny Campbell (eight) and Adriana Garcia (five). Emma Cabanday and Dyyneishaa Gadison-Thomas were defensive standouts.
SMITH 8A 41, LIVE OAK RIDGE 10: J’Naija Gould recorded 12 points, four steals and two blocks to lead the Lady Leopards in a second-round victory.
Other contributors for Smith were Autumn Baker (four points and five steals), Melanie Garay (two points and three steals), Aaliyah Davis, Saniya Woodberry, Shayreona Howell and Asia Gibson (two points each), Taylor Lewis (six points, four rebounds, three steals), Adriyanna Jackson (three rebounds, three steals and a block), Michelle Okeowo (three points, two steals), Taylor Peterson (two assists and four steals) and Queenie Humes (six points).
SMITH 7A 36, PALO ALTO 7A 9: Kelis Turner scored 13 points to help the Lady Leopards win in the second round.
Kendall Bean had seven rebounds and seven steals for Rancier. Jordan Washington and Daniya Brooks each had eight rebounds. Yazmin Ortiz Colon collected seven boards. Naomi Sanders and Ke’Miyah King had five each.
Victoria Robles and Lauryn Kendrick each had three steals.
Lakyia Wilson led short-handed Palo Alto with four points. Mecca Ford added three, and Aniyah Harrison had two.
Palo Alto played with just eight players.
MANOR 8A 48, PALO ALTO 8A 33: Shayna Cook scored 20 points and the Lady Rams rallied in the second half by outscoring Palo Alto 31-15 in the first round of the tourney.
Manor trailed 18-17 at halftime.
Other scorers for the Lady Rams were Amarria Cook (14 points), Destiny Campbell (six), Emma Cabanday (four) and Mikyla James and Adrianna Garcia (two each).
SMITH 8A 35, RANCIER 8A 3: At Smith, Queenie Humes scored 10 points and the Lady Leopards won their opening game of the tourney.
Other scorers for Smith were J’Naija Gould (seven points), Asia Gibson (six), Taylor Lewis (five) and Autumn Baker, Shayreona Howell and Taylor Peterson (two each). Michelle Okeowo added a free throw.
LIVE OAK RIDGE 7A 42, AUDIE MURPHY 7A 13: Elianah Eady-Smith scored 14 points in the Lady Lobos’ tourney-opening victory.
Other scorers for Live Oak Ridge were Kafaniah Douglas (eight points), Jalen Jones and Deyonah Owens (six each) and Alexia Hollings-Westmoreland and Jerriah Cambric (four each). Azaria Singleton was a defensive standout.
MANOR 7A 30, PALO ALTO 7A 14: Myeisha Holman and Aniyah Harrison each scored four points to lead the defeated Lady Patriots.
Lakyia Wilson and Mecca Ford each added two points.
UNION GROVE 8A 47, PALO ALTO 8A 36: Samiyah Walker scored 27 points to lead the Grizzlies to a victory.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Mary Allen (eight points), Olivia Sullens (six), Temiya Johnson (four) and Clarissa Gutierrez (two).
PATTERSON 8A 38, SMITH 8A 9: Kaisy Cochran tallied 11 points, two assists, four rebounds and three steals to lead the Lady Cavaliers to a victory.
Other contributors for Liberty Hill were Evelyn Lorenzo (seven points, two steals), Kira Bass (seven points and three rebounds), Naudia Vasquez (seven points), Mia Sias (three points, four steals), Lauren Thomas (three points, four rebounds and two steals), Angel Myles (two points) and defensive standouts Natajha Jenkins and J’Nay Prichett.
Smith did not make a basket, scoring all of its points at the free-throw line.
RANCIER 8A 35, NOLAN 8A 21: Sugeily Nieves Santiago scored 18 points in the Lady Ka-Roos season-opening victory.
Other scorers for Rancier were Sariyah Carter (eight points), Yazmin Villasana (six) and Hannah Sellers (two). Na’La Sullivan and Dakiah Dansby also contributed to the win.
Rancier led 16-7 at halftime.
MANOR 8A 39, AUDIE MURPHY 8A 4: Shayna Cook had 14 points and the Lady Rams shut out the Lady Falcons in the first half en route to a victory.
Other scorers for Manor were Amarria Cook (11 points), Savanah Cross (six), Adriana Garcia (four) and Emma Cabanday and Destiny Campbell (two each).
Manor led 25-0 at halftime.
UNION GROVE 7A 32, PALO ALTO 7A 8: Lakyia Wilson led the defeated Lady Patriots with three points.
Regan Weeks and Mecca Ford each scored two points. Myeisha Holman had one.
PATTERSON 7A 44, SMITH 7A 8: DeYanna Reed produced 12 points, nine steals, nine rebounds and six assists to lead the Lady Cavaliers to a win.
NeVeah Barnes added 11 points, 15 rebounds and three steals for Patterson. Other contributors for Patterson were Kania Prichett (eight points, seven assists, five steals and seven rebounds), Ja’Liz Simmons (three points, four assists, five steals and five rebounds), Kera Harvey (six points, three assists, two steals and four rebounds), Tiana St. Cyr (two points, three steals) and Elizabeth Eakin (two points and five rebounds).
LIVE OAK RIDGE 7A 50, EASTERN HILLS 7A 32: Alexia Hollings-Westmoreland scored 20 points to lead the Lady Lobos to a home victory.
Other scorers for Live Oak Ridge were Elianah Eady-Smith (15 points), Jalon Jones (eight) and Deonna Owens and Kafaniah Douglas (four each). Alexis Burgess and Jerriah Cambric were defensive standouts.
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UNION GROVE 7A 44, PALO ALTO 7A 14: Evan Chatman scored 16 points to lead the Grizzlies to a victory.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Shavar Walker (12 points), Aimeer Washington (seven), Tyrese Smith (five) and Jayden Chatman (four).
Alex Angulo led Palo Alto in scoring. Other offensive standouts were Ken’Tay Carson, Keimond Hill, Zach Manson and Demontre Chapman. James Mitchell had several blocks.
PATTERSON 7A 47, SMITH 7A 20: Tony McIntosh scored 18 points, and Deric Jones added 11 in the Cavaliers’ victory.
Other contributors for Patterson were Rashad Jackson (six points, three rebounds), Javier Smith (three points, eight rebounds), Tyler Gains (five points, five rebounds), Marquise Mango (two points) and Frankia Santiago (three rebounds).
NOLAN 8A 29, RANCIER 8A 23: Natavian Moffett and Devonte Tezino each had six points and the Mustangs earned a victory on their home court.
Other scorers for Nolan were Jalen Bell, Dartrell Wilson and Kyler Villalba (four points each),
Jose Rivera (three) and Javier Corral (two).
Paul McGahee and Elijah Armour each grabbed three rebounds.
SMITH 8A 58, PATTERSON 8A 34: Dominique Williams had 24 points and six rebounds to lead the Leopards to a home victory and a 2-0 start.
Other contributors for Smith were Jacobia Thomas (13 points, 13 rebounds), Jalen Jennings (10 points, five assists), Clarence Jackson (four points, eight rebounds), Jayden Hurst (three points, two assists) and Jahymeer Larkin (two points, six rebounds).
Patterson rallied from a couple of big deficits and trailed just 34-32 after three quarters.
Reggie Barlow led the Cavaliers with 12 points. Other scorers were Elias Santiago (nine), Breon Williams (eight), Domingo Ortego (three) and Jayden Rudd (two).
UNION GROVE 8A 51, PALO ALTO 8A 34: Antwone Gonzales led the defeated Patriots with 19 points.
He was 7-for-9 at the foul line.
Other scorers for Palo Alto were Lamar Cody (four points), DeVean Marshall (three), J’kai Joiner, Markerio Alexander and Trevon Perry (two each) and Khamari Terrell and Isiah Rios (one each).
LIBERTY HILL 7A 44, UNION GROVE 7A 39, OT: Jamyron Keller completed a three-point play in the closing seconds to force overtime and the Lions scored the only points in the two-minute extra period to win their season opener.
Keller, who scored 23 points, used a screen to put up a floater and was fouled in the process. His free throw tied the game, and the Lions got a stop on the other end to send the game to overtime.
The Grizzlies led 17-15 at halftime. The game was tied at 26 after three quarters.
Other scorers for Liberty Hill were Shawn Timmons (seven points), Ryan Allen (five), Ta’shun Berry (four), Daniel Lanxon (three) and Jeremiah Jones (two). Jy’juan Eskridge was a defensive standout.
UNION GROVE 7B 27, LIBERTY HILL 7B 25: The Lions’ comeback came up a basket short as they nearly rallied from a 25-12 deficit in the fourth quarter of their season opener.
Malachi Everson led Liberty Hill with seven points. Other scorers were Reginald Fortson (five), De’Aireion Littlejohn (four), Dylan Thomas, Janiel Colon-Rodriguez, J’Vaughn Ambler and Robert Lopez (two each) and King White (one). Reginald Randall was a defensive standout.
Clements basketball registration ends Friday
Registration for Clements Boys & Girls Club basketball continues through Friday.
The league is open to all second- through sixth-graders. Registration times are Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Clements Boys & Girls Club at 5100 Trimmier Road.
Registration requires a 2018 club membership ($20), a $55 participation fee, proof of residency and proof of age. Players must attend a Killeen ISD school or live within KISD attendance boundaries.
Eligible players for the 2nd Grade league have not turned age 9 before Sept. 1. Players for the 3/4 Grade league have not turned age 11 before Sept. 1, and players for the 5/6 Grade league have not turned 13 before Sept. 1.
Registration is not complete until all registration requirements are met. Anyone wishing to coach or sponsor a team should call the club at 254-634-0308, ext. 102 for more information.