Loyd Star guns down Cathedral

Published 6:00 am Friday, January 18, 2002

NATCHEZ – Demarcus Barnes pumped in 15 points, grabbed 14rebounds, made four steals and had seven assists in leading theLoyd Star Hornets to a 59-50 win over the Natchez Cathedral GreenWave Thursday night.

In girls action, Jamakia Henderson’s 14 points sparked the LadyHornets to an easy 58-19 victory over the Lady Greenies.

The Hornets (12-3) won their sixth game in-a-row Thursdaynight.

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“It was pretty physical,” said Loyd Star boys coach Gene”Moochie” Britt. “Cathedral couldn’t miss in the first half and wecouldn’t hit. We rose to the occasion in the second half. We gotahead by four and then shut them down.”

Adding support to the Loyd Star win with 12 points, six reboundsand a pair of steals was Jared Britt. Jamie Johnson netted 12points and blocked four shots.

The Lady Hornets (9-6) got added support from FeliciaHenderson’s 11 points. Ashton Williams had nine points and grabbedsix rebounds. Nicole Sones collected five rebounds.

“We’re playing well,” said Loyd Star girls coach LoriBritt. “We shot the ball well.”

Junior varsity girls

Loyd Star dumped Cathedral 29-19, Leading Loyd Star with10 points was Shara Johnson and Maggie Sellers with sixpoints.

Loyd Star visits St. Andrews Saturday night for threegames.


Loyd Star 59, Natchez Cathedral 50

Loyd Star (59) Demarcus Barnes 15, Jared Britt 12,Johnson 12, Hunter 6, S. Britt 2.

Cathedral (50) Bart Lane 15, Jackson 14, Clark 13,Hendrix 4, Thomas 5.

Total fouls: Loyd Star 19. Cathedral 19. Fouledout-Hunter, Thomas, Lane. Technicals-None.

Free throws M-A: Cathedral 10-22. Loyd Star11-18.

3-point goals: Jared Britt 2, Clark 2.

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Loyd Star 58, Natchez Cathedral 19

Loyd Star (58) Jamakia Henderson 14, Brown 5, B. Smith7, J. Britt 4, Williams 9, Johnson 3, Thibodeaux 1, Sellers 2,Sones 1, F. Henderson 11.

Cathedral (19) Mary Margaret Allen 4, Kate Prescott 4,Kelby Stephens 4, Colbert 2, Ater 2.

Total fouls: Loyd Star 15. Cathedral 13. Fouledout-None. Technicals-None.

Free throws M-A: Loyd Star 8-18. Cathedral1-4.

3-point goals: F. Henderson 3, J. Henderson2./

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