Thursday's girls basketball roundup
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Palm Beach Post Staff Reports
Kiandra Bowers had 12 points and 14 rebounds, leading the top-ranked Dwyer girls basketball team to a 56-38 victory over Cardinal Newman on Thursday night.
Kai James added 11 points for the Panthers (21-3).
Daisy DeRooy had 12 points and 18 rebounds and Natasha DeVita added 15 points for Cardinal Newman (11-9).
NO. 3 BOYNTON BEACH 88, FORT PIERCE WESTWOOD 43
Shakoa Edwards had 25 points, six rebounds and five steals and Taylor Shade added 23 points, eight assists and eight steals as the Tigers (16-3) rolled over the Panthers in Fort Pierce. Trudy Walker scored 18 points for Fort Pierce Westwood.
NO. 4 PALM BEACH CENTRAL 64, WELLINGTON 24
Kensha'dra Smith made six three-pointers and scored 20 points and Mariah Smelser added 15 points and six rebounds as the Broncos (14-4) handled the Wolverines in Wellington. Brianna Sabbat scored 13 points for Wellington.
NO. 6 GRANDVIEW PREP 72, WELLINGTON CHRISTIAN 25
Neydja Petithomme had 20 points, 10 assists and 10 steals and Jonika Garvin added 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Pride (18-3) rolled past the Eagles in Boca Raton. Lindsay Heatley led Wellington Christian with 16 points.
NO. 7 BOCA RATON 67, SPANISH RIVER 44
Lauren Janka had 16 points and Chloe Van Bourgiden added nine points and 12 rebounds to lead the Bobcats (16-6) past the Sharks in Boca Raton. Emily Rosenstein led Spanish River with 11 points.
PARK VISTA 59, NO. 8 SEMINOLE RIDGE 37
Emily Lochten had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Caitlin Hayes added 13 points and nine rebounds as the Cobras (12-6) handled the Hawks in Boynton Beach. Kaitlin O'Hara led Seminole Ridge with 13 points.
NO. 9 MARTIN COUNTY 53, PORT ST. LUCIE 18
Taryn Richard had 12 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks and Yasmine Queen added 11 points and seven rebounds as the Tigers (16-2) routed the Jaguars in Port St. Lucie.
PALM BEACH GARDENS 44, JUPITER 29
Deshantia Bell made five three-pointers and scored 27 points and Brigitte Zasvithsanos contributed seven points, eight steals and seven assists to lead the Gators (9-11) past the Warriors in Palm Beach Gardens. Jamie Ugles scored 17 points for Jupiter.
ATLANTIC 68, OLYMPIC HEIGHTS 50
Kayla Thigpen and Khadizah Brown each scored 16 points to lead the Eagles over the Lions (5-14) in Boca Raton. Olympic Heights' Stephanie Kalen led all scorers with 20 points.
WEST BOCA RATON 49, LAKE WORTH 44
Rachel Stempel scored 22 points and Breeanna James added 11 to lead the Bulls (16-6) past the Trojans (7-12) in Lake Worth. Shatavia Smith had 12 points and 14 rebounds for Lake Worth.
SANTALUCIES 63, CORAL SPRINGS CHARTER 62 (OT)
Miriam Pierre had 16 points and nine rebounds and Essence Williams added 14 points as the Chiefs (17-4) edged the Panthers in Lantana.
JOHN I. LEONARD 49, VILLAGE ACADEMY 36
Tamoya Merritt had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Keren Zalidivar made three three-pointers and scored 11 points as the Lancers (4-18) defeated the Tigers in Greenacres. Chanzie Simmons led Village Academy with 15 points.
BENJAMIN 68, VEERO BEACH-ST. EDWARD'S 48
Riley Burke had 34 points and 15 rebounds as the Buccaneers (12-8) defeated the Pirates in Palm Beach Gardens. Arden Pettit added 13 points, 10 rebounds and six steals for Benjamin.
FOREST HILL 41, GLADES CENTRAL 31
Kevesha Cooke had 15 points and eight rebounds and Kayce Allison added 10 points and six rebounds to lead the Falcons (6-14) over the Raiders in West Palm Beach. Tamara Nicholas scored eight points for Glades Central.
LAKE WORTH CHRISTIAN 46, BOCA RATON CHRISTIAN 43
Emily Wade had 11 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists as the Defenders (9-12) edged the Blazers in Boynton Beach. Amber Domond scored 14 points for Boca Raton Christian.
AMERICAN HERITAGE 60, SUMMIT CHRISTIAN 20
Deanna Bradley scored 22 points and Remi Shea added 12 as the Stallions (12-5) rolled over the Saints (7-8) in West Palm Beach. Nicole Navarro had 12 points and three steals for Summit Christian.
MIAMI-GULLIVER PREP 51, TRINITY CHRISTIAN 44
Alicia McCray had 12 points, 14 rebounds, seven assists and seven blocks, but the Warriors (10-6) fell to the Raiders in Miami. Amber Shuler added 16 points and Jessica Wolfe contributed 12 for Trinity.
JUPITER CHRISTIAN 44, BEREAN CHRISTIAN 26
Stephanie Kumler had 12 points and 13 rebounds and Lindsey Powers added 14 rebounds and five steals as the Eagles (13-3) defeated the Bulldogs in Jupiter. Jessica Barber scored 18 points for Berean Christian.
JENSEN BEACH 56, SUNCOAST 55
Ashley Robinson scored 29 points and Makayla Reynolds added 10 as the Falcons edged the Chargers in Riviera Beach. Alison Ray had 18 points and 17 rebounds for Suncoast.
KING'S ACADEMY 68, JOHN CARROLL 28
Sierra Lowe had 18 points and eight steals and Shannon Burt added 14 points and five assists as the Lions (10-11) rolled past the Rams in Fort Pierce. Hunter Sullivan scored 12 points for John Carroll.
CLEWISTON 50, LABELLE 49
Kiana Hardy had 20 points, 11 rebounds and six steals to help the Tigers (13-6) top the Cowboys in Clewiston.