The Greenwood High School boys basketball goes into the Christmas break riding a 10-game winning streak as the Bulldogs knocked off Amanda Elzy 71-62 Friday at Elzy’s gym.
Greenwood (12-3 overall) raced out to a 21-14 lead after the first period and increased its advantage to 13 at 37-24 by halftime. Greenwood outscored Elzy 21-17 in the third period for a 58-41 lead headed to the fourth period.
DeAndre Smith led Greenwood with 18 points and four boards, and Jamairdrick Lawrence had 16 points, three steals and three assists.
Marshakie Applewhite and Quanterius Silas had seven points each, and Devontae Darby and Montrelle Harris chipped in six points apiece.
Reginald Miller led the Panthers (5-10) with 21 points. Montrelle Boyd had 15, and Dontavious McGill finished with 12.
In the girls game, Greenwood prevailed 58-33 to up its record to 8-7. The Lady Bulldogs led 9-0 after one, 28-7 at the half and 38-20 after the third quarter.
Antwanette Regular had 17 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals for GHS. Alexzandria Glover tallied 11 points and had four steals, and Aliya Herron had 10 points, eight boards and three steals.
Chloe Cooley tacked on eight points, seven rebounds and five steals, and Sinaya McAtee had four points, eight boards and three steals.
Zamiya Brown led Elzy (5-10) with 16 points. Ashley Cooper notched eight, and Shamyia Doyle had five points.
Elzy played Thursday night at Grenada High School as the girls dropped a 48-47 overtime decision to the Lady Chargers. Grenada outscored Elzy 7-6 in the extra period after regulation ended tied at 41-41. GHS led 14-5 after one, 20-15 at the half and 34-27 after the third frame.
Brown led Elzy with 16 points, and Cooper had 15.
In the boys game, Grenada came out on top 90-73 as it led 18-17 after one, 41-38 at the half and 59-58 after the third period.
Miller led Elzy with 23 points, and Isaias Collins chipped in 13. Darius Donley had 12, and Terry Randle and Freddrieus Ferguson had eight points each.
Greenwood returns Jan. 3 at Ruleville Central, and Elzy plays again on Jan. 4 at home against Leflore County.
n Pillow Academy: The Lady Mustangs dropped a 54-31 decision to Hartfield Academy Thursday night in Flowood to fall to 10-8 on the season.
Hartfield led 16-9 after one, 32-15 at the half and 32-20 after the third period.
In the junior varsity girls game, Pillow won 39-30 to improve to 12-4 as it led 8-6 after the first, 22-14 at the half and 26-14 after the third quarter.
Larkin Camp had nine points, and Avery Howard chipped in eight for Pillow.
The Mustangs dropped a 54-30 decision to Hartfield to fall to 4-6 overall. Hartfield led 8-4 after the first frame, 22-13 at the half and 39-22 after the third period.
Shane Houston Stephens had a team-high 17 for Pillow.
In the junior varsity game, Pillow (8-5) came out on top 46-24 as Drew Lamb tallied 17 and Hayes Bennett had 11.
Pillow plays in the East Webster Tournament Dec. 27-28 in Maben.