Bulletin Staff Report
CLYDE — The Brownwood Lady Lions tallied their third consecutive victory and seventh in the last nine outings with Thursday’s 55-42 win over Lubbock Estacado in the first round of the Clyde tournament.
Brownwood (7-4) — which moved within one victory of matching last season’s win total — has allowed 45 points or less in five straight contests.
Three Lady Lions finished in double figures, led by Trinity Ansons and Patricia Wilson with 16 points each. Hannah Mask chipped in 11 points, while Amanda Gober and Kelsey Gober scored four apiece. Mallorie Maxwell and Sara Byrd finished with two points each.
Wilson also recorded eight rebounds, trailed by Ansons with a half dozen and Maxwell with four boards. Ansons finished with six steals, Sydnie Darden grabbed three and Wilson had a pair of steals.
Brownwood led 13-9 after one quarter, 29-15 at halftime and 41-27 through three periods.
The Lady Lions will face either San Angelo Lake View or tournament host Clyde — which Brownwood defeated 54-31 at Warren Gym on Nov. 17 — in winner’s bracket action at 6 p.m.
Lions 58, Colorado City 56
CLYDE — Greg Jefferson drained a late three-pointer to put the Brownwood Lions back in front as they held on for a 58-56 victory over Colorado City to open the Clyde tournament on Thursday.
The Lions (3-4) trailed 17-12 after one quarter, but took a 33-23 halftime lead after holding Colorado City to six second-quarter points. Colorado City then responded by outscoring the Lions by eight points in the third period to trim the deficit to 48-46. Brownwood fell behind early in the fourth period, but regrouped in time to collect its third victory in the last four games.
Marquos Barnes led Brownwood with 16 points, seven rebounds, five blocks and four steals, followed by 13 points and three assists from Graylon Brown. Jefferson added 11 points, three rebounds and two steals, while Michael Ballejo chipped in seven points, four assists and four boards. Derek Longoria contributed four points and eight rebounds, while Chris Cotton finished with two points.
The Lions will face either Clyde or Coleman at 8 p.m.