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Paris Junior High Basketball Results

paris high logoThe 7th and 8th A Teams participated in the North Lamar basketball tournament this past weekend.

In the first game of the tournament the 7th grade Ladycats got off to a slow start. The Ladycats were defeated by Sulphur Springs 11-26. Leading scorer for game was Taylor Looney with five points. Tamaya McCray, Amil Mitchell, and Jakayla Hildreth each chipped in for two points.

In the second game the LadyCats took on Rains.  The Ladycats led at the half with a score of 12-0, finishing out the game with a final score Paris 18 Rains 4. Leading scorer for the game was Skyla Mackey with six points, followed by teammates Tamaya McCray and Kiuansha Jackson with  four points. Taylor Looney and Jakayla Hildreth both added two points to the final score.  This big win set them on their way to play for the consolation title.

The consolation game was a must win. The Ladycats would take on Prairiland in their 3rd and final game of the tourney. The Cats showed up and applied intense pressure to take home the consolation trophy. Paris defeated Prairiland 39-18. Leading scorers Kiuansha Jackson and Taylor Looney with 10 points, followed by Tamaya McCray five points, Amil Mitchell, Skyla Mackey, Amagine Hamilton four points, and Jakayla Hildreth with two points.  Outstanding defense from Miracle ValenzuelaCasia Johnson and Akeira Garvin.

In the first game of the tournament for 8th grade Paris took on Rains. The Ladycats fought hard all the way to the end, but just could not pull away with the victory. Paris was defeated 24- 25. Ladycats were led by Serenity Sanders who had an all-around game with 10 points, followed closely behind with eight points from Zanesha Dangerfield. Atajeni Barry stepped up by grabbing several rebounds and adding four points, and Iycis Patt added two points.

In the second game of the tourney we faced Dennison who had a solid offense. Paris trailed at the half 13-21. The Ladycats did not give up and continued to shoot, but struggled offensively in the second half making final score Paris 21 Dennison 44. Serenity Sanders lead the way for the Cats with 14 points while Atajeni Barry added three points. Zanesha Dangerfield and Iycis Patt chipped in with two each.