Evan Chatman tossed in 23 points and the Union Grove seventh-grade A-team Grizzlies rolled to a 62-36 victory Thursday over Live Oak Ridge in Killeen ISD Middle School boys basketball action.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Tyrese Smith (12 points), Aimeer Washington (10), Javonni Goodrich, Alexander Bailey, Marcus McMillan and Shavar Walker (four each) and Dayne Holden and Jayden Chatman (two each).
LIBERTY HILL 7A 44, PALO ALTO 7A 10: Jamyron Keller led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points and the Lions improved to 2-0 in conference play.
Other scorers for Liberty Hill (4-1) were Gabriel Ramirez (nine points), Ryan Allen (seven), Jeremiah Jones (six), Shawn Timmons (five), Jordan Bailey (three) and Jy’juan Eskridge and Marcus Rush (two each). Suntisouk Souttichak was a defensive standout.
Liberty Hill led 19-3 after the opening quarter.
Standouts for the Patriots were Alex Angulo, Keimond Hill, Demontre Chapman and Zach Manson.
The seventh-grade Lions will be back in action Monday when they host Nolan. The Patriots host Eastern Hills.
PATTERSON 7A 44, AUDIE MURPHY 7A 8: Tony McIntosh scored 13 points, Marquise Mango added 11 and the Cavaliers rolled to a victory.
Other scorers for Patterson were Tyler Gains (eight points), Javier Smith (six), Deric Jones (three) and Rashad Jackson (two).
Patterson returns to action Monday at Union Grove.
LIBERTY HILL 7B 24, PALO ALTO 7B 20: Malachi Everson scored eight points and the Lions held on after blowing most of a 13-point fourth-quarter lead.
Other scorers for Liberty Hill (3-2, 2-0 conference) were King White (five points), Daniel Lanxon (four), Jayden Gentle, Robert Fortson and Reggie Randall (two each) and De’Aireion Littlejohn (one). Janiel Colon-Rodriguez and Andrew Estrada were defensive standouts.
Liberty Hill outscored Palo Alto 6-0 in the third quarter for a 22-9 lead.
Some standouts for the Patriots were Adrian Sheffield, Javon Hamlin and Peter Richardson.
UNION GROVE 7B 43, LIVE OAK RIDGE 7B 7: Charles Williams scored 10 points and the Grizzlies began pulling away in the second quarter.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Tavares Mitchell (eight points), Floyd Baldon (six), Jaleel Sadiq, Nicholas Tinsley and Amaree Head (four each), Paul Seaton (three) and Jaleel Weaver and Re’Shaun Sanford (two each).
PATTERSON 7B 41, AUDIE MURPHY 7B 26: Tyriq Jones scored 10 points to lead the Cavaliers past the Falcons.
Other scorers for Patterson were Tylay Jones and Jon Wright (six points each), Zyaire King (five), Elijiah Kenyi, Emory Watson and Aaron Crittenden (four each) and Samuel Gaines (two).
MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS
LIBERTY HILL 8A 58, PALO ALTO 8A 36: Alyssa Burrell-Holmes led the defeated Lady Patriots with 12 points.
Other scorers for Palo Alto were Kaylah Cherry (eight points), Janiyah Hall (seven), Remiyah Johnson (six) and Mekila Kerley (two).
Elicia Weaver, Alicia Rolland, Jahlaiza Wiggins and Janea White were defensive standouts.
UNION GROVE 8A DEF. LIVE OAK RIDGE 8A: Samiyah Walker scored 17 points to help the Grizzlies take a victory.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Mary Allen (10 points), Kanaiah Blackmon and Temiya Johnson (six each) and Jocelyn Deaton and Olivia Sullens (four each). Alicia Roman also contributed.
PATTERSON 8A 50, AUDIE MURPHY 8A 5: Evelyn Lorenzo led the Lady Cavaliers to a victory, scoring 12 points to go with six assists and two steals.
Other contributors for Patterson were Kira Bass (nine points, three rebounds), Natajha Jenkins (eight points, three steals), Naudia Vasquez (six points, two rebounds and three steals), Ichani Norman (four points, four steals), Angel Myles (three points, two assists, two rebounds and four steals), Mia Sias (two points and two steals), Kaisy Cochrane (two points, three assists, two steals and four blocks), Ja’Nay Prichett (two points) and Lauren Thomas with (two points, six rebounds and two steals).
The Patterson 8A squad hosts Union Grove on Monday at 5:30.
PATTERSON 8B 35, AUDIE MURPHY 8B 7: Myaevia Debose had eight points, four rebounds and two steals to lead the Lady Cavaliers to a victory.
Other contributors for Patterson were Serenity Pasley (six points, two rebounds and two steals), Joy Davis (four points), Jalacia Cokley (four points, two steals), Mikaylah Perez (three points), Sarai Mizzell, Aubryana Watson and Rebecca Wright (two points, two assists each), Alayshia Davis (two points, two steals) and Raniyah Larry (two points).
LIVE OAK RIDGE 7A 26, UNION GROVE 7A 18: At Live Oak Ridge, Elianah Eady-Smith scored 11 points, Alexia Westmoreland added 10, and the Lady Lobos remained unbeaten.
Jalon Jones, Jerriah Cambric and Kafaniah Douglas all contributed with two points apiece for Live Oak Ridge. Joslyn Estell and Deyonah Owens were defensive standouts.
Elizabeth Porr, Alicia Mora, Nakeala Burks and Kaley Lelauti each scored four points for Union Grove. Keonna Otis added two.
SMITH 7A 48, NOLAN 7A 26: At Nolan, Trinity Hicks had 11 points and seven rebounds and the Lady Leopards grabbed an early lead on the way to a victory.
Nine out of 12 Smith players scored, including Victoria Robles and Ke’Miyah King (six points each), Daniya Brooks (eight points, 10 rebounds) and Kelis Turner (seven).
Lauryn Kendrick, Amber Holt, Anayah Tavares and Kendall Bean were defensive standouts.
PATTERSON 7A 36, AUDIE MURPHY 7A 3: Deyanna Reed had 12 points, nine steals and four rebounds for the winning Lady Cavaliers.
Patterson committed just one foul while holding the Lady Falcons to three points.
Other contributors for the Lady Cavs were Kania Prichett (two points, three assists, three steals and three rebounds), Ja’Liz Simmons (six points, two steals, four rebounds, three assists, Kera Harvey (two points, four steals), Tiana St. Cyr (six points), NeVeah Barnes (four points, five rebounds), Trinity Lewis (two points, three rebounds), Elizabeth Eakin (four points points, three rebounds), Natalie Robinson (three rebounds) and Keyanna Hunter (five steals, four rebounds).
UNION GROVE 7B 29, LIVE OAK RIDGE 7A 26, OT: At Live Oak Ridge, Jayla Townsand scored seven points and the Grizzlies won in overtime.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Blessing Laye (five points), Mia Smith and Gloria Iosefo (four each), Julie De La Cruz, Eamley Robinson and Emilee Wolf (two each) and Caitlyn Jones (one).
Kimora McClure led Live Oak Ridge with 15 points. Other scorers were Alexis Burgess (three) and Brianna Sanders, Azaria Singleton and Micah Brooks (two each). Tenquie Williams, Daleah Cross, Alaelah Prescott and Jaliyah Chapman were defensive standouts.
PATTERSON 7B 23, AUDIE MURPHY 7B 5: Heaven Chappell had six points, seven steal and five rebounds to lead the Lady Cavaliers to a victory.
Other contributors for Patterson were Isabel Colon (four points, four steals and six rebounds), Keiahna Monroe (four points), Lanjah Ballard (four points, five rebounds), Octavia Gannts (five points), Kali Clay (two steals, four rebounds), Amiya Trotter (three rebounds), Morgan Campuzano (two steals), Haleigh Pointer (three steals, four rebounds), Olive Fischer (two steals, three rebounds), Araisa Vega Robles, Jasmine Martin and Tierra Prust.
UNION GROVE 8A DEF. EASTERN HILLS 8A: Olivia Sullens scored 17 points and the Grizzlies held Eastern Hills to nine points on the way to starting the new year with a victory.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Mary Allen (six points), Jocelyn Deaton (four) and Clarrissa Guiterrez, Kanaiya Balckmon and Alicia Roman.
Serenity Hoffman and Evianna Miller were defensive standouts.
UNION GROVE 8B DEF. EASTERN HILLS 8B: Celeste Fuentes scored 16 points in the Grizzlies victory.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Keni Moore (eight points) and Briana Griffith, Shakira Shackleford and Kayla Hairston (two each).
COPPERAS COVE ISD
Thursday, at S.C. Lee
S.C. LEE 8A 38, LAKE BELTON 8A 11: Jade Chapman tossed in 14 points in the victory.
S.C. LEE 8B 37, LAKE BELTON 8B 13: Top scorer Journey Glassfrasier and Fierra Heim led the Lady Cougars to a win.
S.C. LEE 7A 33, LAKE BELTON 7A 10: Khia Horton scored 21 points in the victory. She had help from Azaria Landry
LAKE BELTON 7B 12, S.C. LEE 7B 8: Aaliyah Butler led the defeated Lady Cougars with six points.
LAKE BELTON 8A 46, S.C. LEE 36: Deshon Ladipo led the defeated Cougars with 12 points. Dequan Seda added eight.
S.C. LEE 8B 36, LAKE BELTON 8B 20: Lanathan Jackson scored 12 points in the win. Ben Izqierdo added eight.
S.C. LEE 7A 49, LAKE BELTON 7A 47: Darius Davis scored 14 points in the victory. Mateo Sobers tallied eight.
S.C. LEE 7B 47, LAKE BELTON 7B 17: Jacoby Frazier scored 16, and Simone Taylor 11 in the Cougars’ rout.