Seven GPRD basketball league games decided by five points or less
Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 11, 2007
The Greenville Parks and Rec. Department basketball leagues continued play this week and there is now just one week remaining in regular-season play.
Here are this week's results:
And 1 72, West Point 71
Team And 1 outscored team West Point 26-25 in the final period Monday night and that one point was all And 1 needed to lift them to victory, 72-71.
Rodney Davison was the leading scorer for And 1 with 27 points, followed by Holsie Griffin with 19 points, Charlie Lowery with nine points, Antonio Brown with seven points, John Scott with five points and Stacy Herbert with four points.
For West Point, Kenette Smith had a game-high 31 points, followed by David Oliver with 16 points, Henry Thomas and DeAngelo Savage with 10 points apiece and Derrick Warren with four points.
Both teams will play their final games Monday as And 1 will take on Computer Shack at 6:30 p.m. and West Point will take on the Southern Outlaws also at 6:30 p.m.
G.P. All-Stars 66, FYE 65
Doug Martin Jr. scored 21 points for team FYE Monday night, including 15 in the final period, but it wasn't enough as the G.P. All-Stars held on for the close win, 66-65.
DeWayne Thigpen was the game's leading scorer with 24 points for the G.P. All-Stars, followed by Jerod Warren with 21 points, Desmond Walker with 15 points and Wes Robinson with six points.
Lenord Scott was the leading scorer for FYE with 22 points, followed by Martin Jr. with 21 points, Joe Watson with 15 points, Donnie Kemp with three points and Robert Blankenship and Glen Hicks with two points apiece.
The G.P. All-Stars will take on B.J. Auto Sales at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the final game of the season while team FYE will take on Hwashin also at 7:30 p.m.
Computer Shack 89, Hwashin 80
Five players scored in double digits for team Computer Shack Monday night as they took the win victory over team Hwashin, 89-80.
DeMario Roper was the game's leading scorer with 28 points, followed by Rashad Knight with 23 points, LaDarrence Perdue with 14 points and Fred Mack and Tyrone Bedgood with 10 points apiece.
Cory Bedgood had the highest scoring total of the night with an impressive 56 points to lead Hwashin.
Following Bedgood was Chris Toles with nine points, Aaron Savage with eight points, and James McQueen with seven points in the loss.
Computer Shack will take on team And 1 Monday at 6:30 p.m. and Hwashin will take on team FYE at 7:30 p.m.
B.J. Auto Sales 92, Extreme Audio 85
Ten players scored for B.J. Auto Sales Monday night as they took the hard-fought victory over Extreme Audio, 92-85.
Marcus Love was the leading scorer for B.J. Auto Sales with 18 points, followed by Stanley Lamar with 16 points, Marcus Webb with 15 points, Lloyd Coleman and Steve Brown with 10 points apiece, Kahari Hardy with nine points, Derrick Evans and Dee Livingston with four points apiece and Joe Lawrence with three points.
DeMarcus Griffin was leading scorer for Extreme Audio with 27 points, followed by Barriett Fletcher with 16 points, Cory Thigpen with 15 points, Barry Owens with 14 points and Jermaine Roper with 13 points.
B.J. Auto Sales will take on the G.P. All-Stars Monday at 7:30 p.m. and team Extreme Audio will take on the A-Town Playas at 8:30 p.m.
Knicks 61, Rockets 57
Jacques Burnett had a game-high 35 points, including 11 in the final period, Wednesday night to help lift the Knicks to victory over the Rockets, 61-57.
Antonio Jones was next for the Knicks with 12 points, followed by Shawn Cook with nine points, Bobby Goldsmith with three points and Dempsey Yelder with two points.
Rodney Fails was the leading scorer for the Rockets with 18 points, including 11 in the final period, followed by HaKeem Thompson with 12 points, Montrez Cannon with 11 points, Patrick Tolliver with eight points, Demetrius Powell and Kendal Roper with three points apiece and Dontrell Robinson with two points in the win.
The Knicks and Rockets will return to action Wednesday in the final game of the season.
Suns 69, Bulls 59
DeMario Simpson had a team-high 25 points Wednesday night as the Suns burned the Bulls, 69-59.
Jeremy Robinson was next for the Suns with 18 points, followed by Kenneth Peterson with nine points, Jamie Bush with eight points, Antonio Lewis with seven points and Jeremy Fields with two points.
Deidrique Scott was the leading scorer for the Bulls with 24 points, followed by James Smith with 19 points, Curtis Thagard with 11 points, Devon Gaffney with three points and Nicholas Sterling with two points.
The Suns and the Bulls will return to action Wednesday in the final game of the season.
Heat 56, Magic 55
The Heat outscored the Magic 19-16 in the final period Wednesday and that proved to be the difference in the game as the Heat escaped with the win, 56-55.
Patrick Burnett was the game's leading scorer with 21 points for the Heat, followed by Daryl Starks with 10 points, Michael Watts with eight points, Derius Watson with five points, Jacques Rudolph with three points and Patrick Tyrell, Paul Tyrell and Jay Johnson with two points apiece.
For the Magic, Paris McDonald was the leading scorer with 17 points, followed by LaDarius Howard with 11 points, JaVaun Kent with eight points, Eric Simmons with six points, James Herbert with five points, DeMario Jones with four points and Willie Pressley with three points.
The Magic and Heat will square off for the last time this season Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Lakers 35, Wizards 33
Ca'Vante Roberts scored a team-high 10 points Tuesday night to help lift the Lakers to victory over the Wizards, 35-33.
Brian Smith was the next leading scorer for the Lakers with seven points, followed by Tedrick Williams with six points, Brandon Smith and Shon Stone with four points apiece and Jermaine Jones with two points in the win.
Trevor Womack was the leading scorer for the Wizards with 11 points, followed by Winston Peagler and Desmond Feagin with six points apiece, Lavarus Peagler and Jarquest Posey with four points apiece and Purius Lymon with two points.
The Lakers will return to action Tuesday night as they take on the Heat at 5:30 p.m. and the Wizards will take on the Pistons at 6:30 p.m.
Pistons 44, Heat 25
Jerome Cook had a game-high 13 points Tuesday night as the Pistons put the flame out on the Heat, 44-25
Derrick Powell was next for the Pistons with 11 points, followed by Dexter Pressley with eight points, Antonio Pressley with five points, DeVante Posey with three points and De'Vante Riley and Jarques Riley two points apiece.
Julius Lymon was the leading scorer for the Heat with nine points, followed by Demarcus Wilson with six points, DeMarius Steele with four points and Nicholas Roper and Tarail Snipes with two points apiece.
The Pistons will take on the Wizards Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. and the Heat will take on the Lakers at 5:30 p.m.
Pee wee boys
Bulls 22, Raptors 10
Kionte McGrew scored a team-high 10 points Thursday night to lift the Bulls to victory over the Raptors, 22-10.
Timmy McCall and CharDarius Davison each had four points for the Bulls while Willie Kent and Reginald Mitchell each had two points in the win.
For the Raptors, Issac Howard had a team-high six points while Tyler Powell and Keith Knight each had two points.
The Bulls will take on the Heat Thursday at 6 p.m. and the Raptors will take on the Spurs at 6:45 p.m.
Heat 18, Spurs 17
The Heat outscored the Spurs 7-6 in the final period Thursday night and that one point proved to be the difference as the Heat took the close win, 18-17.
Jaquan Lewis and Tyrone Crenshaw were the leading scorers for the Heat with six points apiece, followed by Takira walker with five points.
MonKevious Bradley was the game's leading scorer with eight points for the Spurs, followed by Mark Bradley with seven points and Lawn Pryor with two points.
The Heat will take on the Bulls Thursday at 6 p.m. and the Spurs will take on the Raptors at 6:45 p.m.
Sparks 26, Storm 25
For the third game in a row, the Midget girl's league game came down to the wire with the Sparks emerging victorious over the Storm, 26-25.
Jasmine Morris was the leading scorer for the Sparks with 10 points, followed by Takila Walker with eight points, Briana Love with four points and Taylor Deming and Asia Cook each with two points.
Telesha McDonald had a game-high 16 points to lead the Storm, followed by JaQuesta Crenshaw with four points and Tyleshia Cook with three points.