Truvillion, Mason power Co-Lin over Coahoma

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 16, 2007

CLARKSDALE — Sophomore forward Greg Truvillion pumped in agame-high 26 points, pulled down 14 rebounds and had 7 assists inpowering the Co-Lin Wolves to an 80-77 win over the Coahoma Tigersin Thursday night in basketball action.

In women’s action, sophomore forward Alisha Mason fired in 19points and grabbed 6 rebounds in the Lady Wolves’ 84-54 victoryover the Lady Tigers.

Co-Lin plays Monday and Tuesday in the Southwest Tournament. TheWolves face Holmes Monday at 1 p.m. for the women and 3 for themen. Tuesday, Co-Lin meets Delgado at 1 and 3 respectively.

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Co-Lin 80, Coahoma 77

The Wolves (2-2) trailed the Tigers 35-34at the half. In second-half action, Co-Lin outscored Coahoma 46-42to post their second victory of the season.

“Down the stretch, we were able to make some plays to preserve thewin,” said Co-Lin men’s head coach Dennis Sims. “We still have along ways to go, but tonight we showed signs of good teamplay.”

According to Sims, Truvillion is averaging 20.2 points, 11.1rebounds and 6.1 assists per game.

Contributing to the Co-Lin win with 18 points (3 treys) and 8rebounds was Trent Hutchins who is averaging 18.5 points and 4.;2rebounds per game. Corey London collected 7 rebounds and had 4assists.

Coahoma was led by Antywan Jones with 23 points, 8 rebounds and 4assists. Scoring 15 points was Jejuan Jacks followed by TravarisWashington with 14 points and 3 steals.

Co-Lin 84, Coahoma 54

The Co-Lin women (3-1) started out slow in the first half butpicked up the tempo near the end of the first half to take a 35-26lead over Coahoma.

“We picked up the pressure on defense and scored a few points tolead by nine at the half,” said Co-Lin women’s head coach GwynYoung. “Our bench did a good job of picking up the tempo. AlishaMason scored 9 points and Reisha Bullock scored 7 points in thefirst half.”

At the start of the second half, the Wolves came out with a 10-0run and played better defense to go ahead 19 points. Mason andBullock led the second half with 10 points and 9 points (16 total)respectively.

“We are still missing to many free throws (26/44),” added Young.”Hopefully, we will continue to improve over the year. It was ahard win on the road and everyone were able to contribute.”

Contributing to the Co-Lin win with 13 points was Shrica Ward. Topsoff the backboards with 9 rebounds was Kristin Ellis followed byYashunda Williams with 6. Bullock led with 5 steals.

Coahoma was led by Brittany Carr with 10 points and 7 rebounds.