Derik Vanderford Staff Writer
December 5, 2013
Lockhart Middle School Basketball
On Monday, the Lockhart Middle School boys basketball team defeated the Jonesville Middle School boys team with a final score of 40-27.
Lockhart’s Coach Thomas Parks reported that his leading scorers for the game were Zack Gordon (15 points), Trey Parks (12 points), Michael Purdie (8 points), and Anthony McClaren (8 points).
During the Thanksgiving holiday, the team won the Pacolet Middle School Invitational Tournament, winning two games. LMS defeated Pacolet Middle School with a final score of 49-25, and also defeated Sims Middle School with a final score of 51-28.
Coach Parks said his leading scorers for the tournament were Zack Gordon (41 points), Michael Purdie (19 points), Trey Parks (15 points), Anthony McClaren (9 points), and Dalton Vinson (9 points).
Coach Parks said good pressure defense has allowed the Red Devils to go 3-0 so far this season.
Sims Middle School Basketball
The Sims Middle School boys basketball team fell to Gable Middle School Tuesday night with a final score of 62-33.
Coach Maurice Phillips reported that Quadrik Smith played with a lot of heart and scored nine points. Phillips said Tyus Savage scored 10 points but struggled throughout the game. Malik Porter scored four points; Deandrell Davis scored five points; Floyd Lyles scored three points; and Caleb Vanderford and Devin Richards scored one point each.
“We have a lot of work to do in order to perform better during the rest of the season,” Phillips said.