October 24, 2012 Edition

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Hillcrest opens hoops season

Screamin' Eagle Colman Evans shoots as basket for Hillcrest as the senior boys defeated Weiner, 67-56, Friday night at the Lynn gymnasium.
Submitted Photos ~ Marla Helms

Hillcrest's Natalie Glenn chases down a loose ball against a Weiner player at the Lynn gymnasium on Friday night. The Lady Screamin' Eagles fell to Weiner, 50-60.
Nathan Hibbard
Staff Writer

The Hillcrest basketball teams opened the 2012-2013 season with several games last week.


The senior boys earned their second win of the season with a 67-56 victory over Weiner on Friday.

Zach Doyle led the Screamin' Eagles with 20 points. Colman Evans had 19 points and seven steals, and Jeremiah Turner recorded 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.

Weiner's Kaci Mack scored 26 points to lead the Lady Cardinals past Hillcrest 60-50 in senior girls action.

Lindsey Crews led the Lady Eagles with 19 points and nine rebounds.

The Hillcrest junior high boys defeated Weiner 50-41.

Dylan Nunnally led Hillcrest with 15 points. Walker Morgan had 11 points, six rebounds and six assists, and Ethan Ballard added 10 points.


Hillcrest's senior high teams traveled to Maynard on Oct. 16 and each brought home a victory.

The senior boys defeated Maynard 83-64.

Hillcrest led 19-13 after one quarter and began pulling away in the second period. The Eagles extended their lead to 18, 44-26, at halftime, and led 68-39 after three quarters.

Evans led Hillcrest with 31 points, while Turner added 10 points and seven rebounds.

Four Lady Screamin' Eagles scored in double figures, as Hillcrest downed the Lady Tigers 71-64.

Crews finished with 18 points and three steals. Shea Durham added 15 points and eight rebounds. Natalie Glenn had 11 points, and Katelyn Richey added 10 rebounds.

Junior high

Hillcrest's junior high teams competed in the Bill McCurley Invitational at Imboden on Saturday.

Hillcrest's boys fell to Izard County Consolidated 49-29. Nunnally led the junior Eagles with 10 points.

Host Sloan-Hendrix defeated the Hillcrest girls 44-24. Rachael Durham had eight points for the Lady Eagles.

The Hillcrest junior high teams hosted Tuckerman on Oct. 15.

Hillcrest edged Tuckerman in junior boys action 41-37.

Nunnally led the Eagles with 10 points and nine rebounds. Nathan Pankey had nine points, and Morgan had seven points and eight rebounds.

Tuckerman defeated the Hillcrest junior girls 38-31.

Durham led the Lady Eagles with 15 points and seven rebounds, and Baley Bell had seven rebounds.

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