Neighboring Weston will come to Jonesboro-Hodge for a girls and boys contest this Thursday to highlight area prep basketball action. The game is the only contest both Weston squads and the J-H boys will play this week while the Lady Tigers will play in the Lakeview (Campti) Tournament on November 23rd and 24th.
The Quitman boys also have only one game scheduled this week which is at Claiborne Christian on Friday, November 20th while the Lady Wolverines not only play before the boys that night but also have a home contest on Thursday, November 19th against Class 5A Haughton and a November 23rd game at St. Mary’s in Natchitoches
Prep basketball schedule (November 19 – 23)
November 19th – Thursday:
Weston at Jonesboro-Hodge (B & G) 6:00 pm
Haughton at Quitman (Girls only) 6:00 pm
November 20th – Friday:
Quitman at Claiborne Christian (B & G) 6:00 pm
November 23rd – Monday:
JHHS at Lakeview Tourney (Girls only) TBA
Quitman at St. Mary’s (Girls only) 6:00 pm
November 24th – Tuesday:
JHHS at Lakeview Tournament (Girls only) TBA
Quitman 77 Castor 43 (Girls)
It wouldn’t be surprising if the fans that saw the Quitman girls beat home standing Castor 77-43 this past Thursday had a crick in the their neck the next day. The reason seeing Quitman make it rain to the tune of 14 three pointers. That is correct – 14!!!!
Clara Womack and Bethany Leach laid their claim as one of the best backcourt shooting tandems in north Louisiana by scoring 22 points and five 3-pointers each to lead the Lady Wolverines to the first of two victories last week that lifted Quitman to the first of two victories last week. Each nailed three from behind the arc to help Quitman score 30 points in the second quarter that blew the game open.
Brayli Stewart also assisted with the long range barrage with three, 3-pointers on her way to 12 points while Cali Deal chipped in with 15 points and a trey of her own. Emma Carter added four points and Kaylee Ford scored two.
QHS (2-0) 13 30 15 19 – 77
CHS (0-2) 8 15 10 10 – 43
QHS Scoring: Womack 22, Leach 22, Deal 15, Stewart 12, Carter 4, Ford 2
Quitman 52 FCCS 43 (Girls)
Quitman limited Family Community Christian School (FCCS) to just five second half field goals on their home court to erase a one point half time deficit and take a 52-43 victory. With the victory the Lady Wolverines remained unbeaten after three games. The loss was the first of the season for FCCS after opening the year with two victories.
Brayli Stewart kept Quitman close in the first half by pouring in 15 of her game high 17 points that included three bombs from behind the arc. Clara Womack scored 10 of her 12 points on the night in the third to help Quitman to a 15-10 advantage in the frame and Cali Deal (14 points) added six in the final frame to help keep FCCS at bay. Bethany Leach also was instrumental in the comeback by scoring all seven of her points in the second half. Emma Carter chipped in with a basket.
QHS (3-0) 7 16 15 12 – 52
FCCS (2-1) 11 13 10 9 – 43
QHS scoring: Stewart 17, Deal 14, Womack 12, Leach 7, Carter 2
Hornbeck 56 Weston 55 (Girls)
Emma Kate McBride, who led Weston with 19 points, drained three 3-pointers and 11 points in the fourth quarter and the Lady Wolves outscored Hornbeck 19-9 but the furious comeback attempt from an 11 points third quarter deficit fell one point short in the excruciating home loss.
The loss was the second in three games for Weston while Hornbeck won their first of the year after two losses. Mallory Tolar and Lauren Maxwell chipped in 8 apiece with Briley Peterson adding five. Lakerria Austin and Lexi Barmore scored four.
WHS (1-2) 11 10 15 19 – 55
HHS (1-2) 15 15 17 9 – 56
WHS scoring: McBride 19, Maxwell 8, Tolar 8, Peterson 5, Austin 4, Barmore 4
Weston 83 Simsboro 67
Weston rallied again in the fourth quarter but this time not only came all the way back but won going away as they blitzed district foe Simsboro in a non-district contest. Weston, who had four players reach double figures in scoring, trailed 58-56 after three but won the fourth by a 27-9 margin to take the 16 point victory in their best scoring showing of the early season.
Briley Peterson led the way with an early season best 20 points followed by 17 from Lauren Maxwell. Mallory Tolar and Emma Kate McBride scored 14 each with Lexi Barmore and Mary Catherine Hay chipping in five each. Lakerria Austin scored four and Sara Beth Bond two as Weston won again after a loss to even their record at 2-2. Simsboro fell to 1-2 on the year.
WHS (2-2) 19 18 19 27 – 83
SHS (1-2) 13 18 27 9 – 67
WHS scoring: Peterson 20, Maxwell 17, Tolar 14, McBride 14, Barmore 5, Hay 5, Austin 4, Bond 2
In boys action Quitman beat FCCS 67-14 to move to 2-0 on the year and Weston fell to 1-3 after losing to defending Class B state champion Simsboro 86-42 in the only games played last week. No individual scores reported for either team.