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The Brunswick beacon. (Shallotte, N.C.) 19??-current, January 06, 1994, Page PAGE 11-B, Image 19

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Lady Co ugars Place Third In Holiday Hoops Tourney BY JOHNNY CRAIG Special To The Beacon South Brunswick's Lady Cougars a.m two ot three games, including i :-44 consolation decision over Acs! ( lorence (S.C.). to lake third -dace m their own Holiday Basket ball Tournament last week jn !! :!ing Spring Lakes Prior to last Thursday s win over West Florence. South Brunswick ipened the second annual tourm inert with a 49-29 triumph over Myrtle Beach (S.C.) on Tuesdav be losing to Northern Nash 45-31 >n Wednesday. Sumter (S.C.) won the tourna ment championship with ;i 4^.;,x vliiinj: of Northern Nash in the "title .me. Sumter avenged a second place Imish in last year s event which was won by the host Lady t ougars. South Wins Consolation We worked real hard defensively i,. build a lead but our inexperience >liI when they began to press in ??urth quarter." South Brunswick Coach Mike Isenbern ol" iis team's Win over West Florence. I never tell like we had a lock on !lnv game despite an early lead." Kenberg added. I he South Brunswick lead, which ri U IO ;,s many as 20 points early it the second half, dwindled to six iii ?he final minutes before the Lady ( ougars used delay tactics to pre sets e the win. We haven t even practiced our iv game this year, but it certainly helped us to hold on tonight." Isen htrg said. South Brunswick (5-4) never ir.iileil the 4 A Ladv Knights and led v as many as II points (14-3) in ?in opening quarter. West Florence managed to close 'linn 18-13 on Nicole Brooks' on > basket with 1:55 to play in the lust half. I lie Lady Cougars then went on a ? tear that extended midway through the third quarter. South Brunswick scored the final nine points ol the first half for a 27-1 i lead at the break while getting six 'Might from guard Michelle Sellers. I he l.ady Cougars continued the " point run by scoring the first six ints ol the third quarter for a 33 ' ?' 'L,K' with 5:22 to play in the pcri -Kl. Shannon Hughes broke the 5 minute scoreless drought for West lorence when she connected from ie field with 4:53 to plav in the quarter. ? he l.adv Knights managed to '',sc within 15 points. 37-21 at the rnl ol the third period and cut the licit to 40-30 with 5:09 left. West Florence then outscored s nuli Biuuswick 7-1 during a two ?mute stretch and Lady "Couga. tarter Natalie Smith went to the 'K-h with her fifth foul. West Florence's Charlene Miller "iiected on a pair of free throws ;:t> 1:51 remaining and then lined a three-point goal 2K sec lu,s later to cut the Ladv Cougar ul to 4N-42. s,,ulh Brunswick did not score 'i" the field in the final 1:30 hut livened four of six free throws ?ii the stretch to preserve the win. 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Hwy. ^a*tot||a ' 754-6000 SOI TII'S i:i<lKA HRYAXT looks to shoot over West Florence's Robin Titus, liryant finished with nine points and 16 rebounds. some goals to open things up outside tor us. said Isetlberg. "She hit tour crucial outside shots hut also did not commit a turnover the entire game." "Hrika Bryant (l> points) had a tremendous game with l(> ' bounds Also. Slieha Fullwood (17 points, 3 rebounds) showed she can drive to the basket with iiist about anvone." Miller led the way for West Florence with 13 points followed by Robin Titus w ith 7. Tameka Davis scored 11 points to round out the top scorers for the Lady Cougars. Score By Quarters West Florence 4 0 'J 22 44 South Brunswick 14 13 1(1 15--52 West Florence scoring: Miller. 13; Titus. 7; h.wart, 6; CanItler. 4; Hughes, 4; Burr, 3: l inker. 2; Blan kenship. 2; Brooks. 2; Bethea. I. South Brunswick scoring: Full wood, 17; Tarn. Davis. 11; Bryant. 9; Sellers. 8; Smith. 7. Nash Drops Cougars The Lady Coug;irs were held to CENTIPEDE SOD Gressette Sod Farms 1-800-444-2993 FLORENCE, SC singie-digit scoring in three ni* four quarters as 4A Northern Nash of Rocky Mount took a 45-31. second round tournament win over South Brunswick. Northern Nash jumped out to a 15-5 lead in the first quarter and in creased its advantage to _2-1) at the half. Northern Nash outscored South 16-14 in a high-scoring third period before the Lady Cougars managed an 8-7 scoring advantage in the final quarter. Tameka Davis led the Lady Cougars with 12 points, including nine in the second half. Nikki Richardson scored 16 to lead Northern Nash, while Tina Williams and Mandy Frazier added eight each. Scjirc !'y Quiirtcrs Northern Nash 15 7 16 7?45 PHOTOS BY JOHNNY CRAIG SOUTH BRUNSWICK played tough defense to hold West Flo rence to 22 points through the first three quarters of their consola tion game. The l.ady Cougars won 52-44.. South Brunswick 5 4 14 K?31 opening round last Tuesday. Northern Nash scoring: N. Alter the two teams battled to a Richardson, 16; Williams, X; Frazier. 10-10. first-quarter deadlock Myrtle X; T. Richardson. 7; Pittman. 4; Beach managed just one point in the Burgess. 2. second period as the Lady Cougars South Brunsw ick scoring: Tam. grabbed a 19-11 halttime advantage. Davis. 12; Sellers. 8; Bryant. 4; N. In all. Myrtle Beach scored only Smith. 3; Tan. Davis. 2. 18 points in the final halt' including Cougars Dump Seahawks 13 by Megan Dombrouski, who tin South Brunswick held Myrtle ished with a team-high 16 points. Beach to nine, second-hall points Sheba Fullwood led a balanced from the field in whipping the l^idv South Brunswick scoring attack Seahawks 49-29 in the tournament's with II points followed by Tameka Davis with nine. Natalie Smith with eight and Frika Bryant with seven. The game was South Brunswick's first in 10 days after taking an early break during the Christmas holidays. "We hadn't played in a while and it showed." said Isenberg. "We played well defensively hut strug gled offensively." Score liv Quarters Myrtle Beach " 10 13 15?29 South Brunswick It) 9 13 16?49 Myrtle Beach scoring: Dombrouski. 10; Demattio. 4; Campbell. 3; Watts. 3; Walker. 2; Jarrett. I. South Brunswick scoring: Fullwood. II; Tam. Davis. 9; N. Smith. 8; Bryant. 7; Sellers. 6; Lee. 2; D. Smith, 2; Dishman. 2; Karriker. 2. Tournament Notes Sumter's Tina Williams and Ni cole Gamble highlighted the all tournament team. Williams scored 23 points to lead Sumter in the championship game while Gamble added eight. Northern Nash's Nikki Richard son and Mandy Frazier. w ho scored 15 and eight points respectively against Sumter, also were named to the all-tourney squad. South Brunswick's Michelle Sel lers and West Florence's Charlene Miller rounded out the six-member team. Dixon High School, led by Nikki Gurganus' 17 points, won the fifth place consolation game. 44-36. over Myrtle Beach. Tabitha Rogers scored 21 points to lead Union over Jacksonville. 47 46. in the seventh-place game. Sumter's three-game sweep in the tournament gave the team an overall TwCiird of !! -!. A nicrn^cr the ^ Region IV Conference. Sumter lost only two starters from last year's state playoff team. The loss in the championship game was Northern Nash's first of the year. Northern returns to Rocky Mount to begin league play with a 1>-1 mark. Other first-round results: Char lene Miller scored 16 points to lead West Florence to a 54-45 win over Jacksonville. N.cole Gamble's 18 points paced Sumter in a 59-41 rout of Dixon, l.isa Ruggs led Dixon with 13. Nikki Richardson scored 24 points to lead Northern Nash past Union 71-36. In the second round. Dixon topped Jacksonville. Myrtle Beach defeated Union and Sumter downed West Florence. 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