Denison held off a late rally by the Gainesville Lady Leopards Tuesday night to escape with a 40-37 win. Gainesville trailed by six at halftime but could not complete the comeback.
The Lady Leopards were led by Ariannah Kemp with 13 and Destini Flowers with nine. Kiarah Manuel had seven and Zhanice Lane tossed in four. Brittany Royal added two.
The Lindsay Lady Knights dropped a tough game with Decatur on Tuesday night, 54-36.
Sydney Ott led the way with 18. Megan Caillier finished with six points, seven assists and four steals.
The Muenster Lady Hornets rebounded from their first loss of the season with a win over Paradise Tuesday night, 52-37.
Allison Pagel led the way with 15 and Lauren Rhomer added nine. Emily Hellman and Lana Heers each had six.
Sacred Heart 51
Dallas Covenant 28
The Sacred Heart Tigerettes won their seventh game in a row Tuesday night with a 51-28 win over Dallas Covenant.
Sacred Heart was led by Karli Anderle with 16. Mikaela Bartush had eight.
Area Boys Scores
The Gainesville Leopards had an impressive 59-43 win over the Ponder Lions Tuesday night.
David Moore led the way with 19 points and six rebounds. Denzel Johnson had 11 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Johnathan Mendez finished with 11 points and three assists. D.J. Harris had nine points and nine rebounds.
Marietta, OK 68
The Callisburg Wildcats fell to 0-2 on the season with a 68-58 loss to Marietta, Oklahoma Tuesday. Brandon Lile led the way for the Wildcats with 16 and Cole Westcoat had 13.
Ponder JV 52
Gainesville JV 38
The Gainesville JV boys dropped their record to 0-2 on the year with a 52-38 loss to the Ponder JV Tuesday. Jacob Royal led the way with 15 for Gainesville. Landon Bond added six and Ethan Anderson had five.
Ponder Fresh. 34
Gainesville Fresh. 21
The Gainesville Freshmen team fell to the Ponder freshmen Tuesday, 34-21. Mims led the way for the Leopards with six.