Lady Jackets erupt in fourth to trip Dyersburg
Stephanie Sturgis - Press Sports Editor
Working in the paint, Emily Randolph scored 10 of her team-high 16 points in the final frame as the Lady Jackets tallied 18 points in the fourth compared to just 19 points through the first three quarters combined.
Making it a split with Dyers-burg, the Greenfield boys fell behind early and lost 57-46.
In the girls game, turnovers kept both teams from gaining an upper hand in the first half. DHS led 10-5 after a stanza
Then Greenfield tied the score at 10 before Dyersburg put in seven straight. The GHS girls trailed 17-12 at halftime.
DHS opened the second half with heavier pressure, but the Lady Jackets regained their composure. Still, Dyersburg stretched its lead to five, 24-19, heading into the fourth.
Two Katie McCall free throws and a pair of Randolph buckets sandwiched around a Brandi Davis steal and layup cut the GHS deficit to a point, 26-25.
A trey by Rudy Wesley moved DHS back in front, 32-29, with 3:08 left. Randolph and McCall combined to score seven straight as Greenfield moved into the lead and held on to win 37-35.
In the boys game, the Jackets trailed 22-10 after a quarter despite six points by Wes Clark.
A drought lasting 9:16 at the end of the first and into the second quarter allowed Dyersburg to post 15 straight points and enjoy a 37-17 halftime lead.
The Jackets came out red hot in the third quarter, scoring the first 14 of the half. Clark had two old-fashion 3-point plays as the deficit was cut to 37-31.
The Jackets, who split a pair of overtime games earlier in the week, ended the third trailing by double-digits, 45-35, and eventually fell, 57-46
Heath Crouse led GHS with 19 points. Clark added 17.
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Greenfield (37) — Emily Randolph 16, Katie McCall 11, Jordan Galey 4, Shameilla McMullen 4, Jasmine Allen 2.
Dyersburg (35) — Kay Tate 8, Rudy Wesley 7, Jolyta Taylor 7, Brandi Davis 4, Rachel Gauldin 3, Jaleya Mosley 2, Amber Mosley 2, Lauren Evans 2.
3-pointers: Greenfield — McCall; Dyersburg — Wesley (2), Tate (2), Gauldin.
Records: Greenfield 4-1.
Greenfield (46) — Heath Crouse 19, Wes Clark 17, Jess Castleman 6, Tyler Jones 2, Alex Roberts 2.
Dyersburg (57) — Winn Decker 15, Tevin Taylor 12, Sam Crocker 6, Trey Walker 6, Kody Howard 5, Marcus Nelson 4, Andrew Sanders 3, Demitrice McCrite 3, Tavis McPhearson 2, Jamal Fleming 1.
3-pointers: Greenfield — none; Dyersburg — Walker (2), Howard, Decker, Sanders, McCrite.
Records: Greenfield 3-2.
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Greenfield (41) — Jordan Galey 18, Katie McCall 13, Shameilla McMullen 5, Meagan Porter 3, Emily Randolph 2.
University School of Jackson (22) — Muir 14, Miller 4, Marley 2, Hall 2.
3-pointers: Greenfield — McCall (3), Galey (2); University School of Jackson — none.
Records: Greenfield 3-1.
Greenfield (62 in 2OT) — Heath Crouse 28, Wes Clark 18, Jess Castleman 8, Graham Perkins 4, Alex Roberts 2, Tony Robinson 2.
University School of Jackson (59 in 2OT) — Glover 32, Miller 17, Griggs 6, Pierce 2, Norton 2.
3-pointers: Greenfield — Clark (4), Crouse; University School of Jackson — Miller (2), Glover, Griggs.
Records: Greenfield 2-1.