Monroe scores and roundup

Basketball
Saturday
(G) Water Valley 56, Amory 39
Kerina Harris with 17 points and Ashley Thompson with 10 points were both in double figures for Amory.

Friday
(B) Amory 66, Itawamba AHS 53
Amory continued a six-game winning streak and had three starters in double figures, led by Nick Beeks with 19 points. Jaylon Fair finished with 17 points, while Dario Robinson scored 14 points.

(G) Itawamba AHS 65, Amory 25
Miracal Jones led the Lady Panthers with 9 points in the loss. Itawamba’s Haley Gates led all scorers with 17 points.

Zach Adams/Itawamba County TimesAberdeen's Jakeese Walker and Brandon Hodges guard Mantachie's Preston Dill during the Bulldogs' 89-34 victory over the Mustangs last Tuesday.

Zach Adams/Itawamba County Times
Aberdeen’s Jakeese Walker and Brandon Hodges guard Mantachie’s Preston Dill during the Bulldogs’ 89-34 victory over the Mustangs last Tuesday.

Thursday
(G) Hatley 68, Vardaman 57
Mollie Comer scored a season-high 22 points in the win, while Lachelle Vance scored 11. Vardaman had three in double figures led by Triden Rose with 16 points.

(B) Hatley 60, Vardaman 51
Hatley had four in double figures in the win, led by Jonathan Waycaster and Houston Woodman with 14 points each. Deion Hampton finished with 12 points, while Dru Stanford scored 10 points.

Tuesday
(B) Amory 78, Pontotoc 55
The Panthers won their fifth game in a row and their fourth division game. Dario Robinson led all scorers with 28 points, while Jaylon Fair with 15, Devin McIntosh with 13 and Nick Beeks with 11 were all also in double figures.

(G) Nettleton 47, South Pontotoc 35
Jabria Pounds led all scorers with 28 points in the win. C.C. Costilow scored a team-high 10 for South Pontotoc.

(B) South Pontotoc 67, Nettleton 63
South Pontotoc rallied in the fourth quarter for its second division win. Demetrius Thomas led all scorers with 19 points, while Chris Long was also in double figures with 15 points in the loss.

(G) Baldwyn 53, Hamilton 37
The Lady Bearcats handed the Lady Lions just their fourth loss of the season. Christy Willis finished with 12 points, while Alainey Hughes had 10 points in the loss.

(B) Baldwyn 98, Hamilton 41
Ben Seely led Hamilton with 14 points, while Ryan Roberts was also in double figures with 10 points.

(G) Mantachie 55, Aberdeen 30
Alexis Walker led the Lady Bulldogs with 11 points in the loss. Mantachie’s Maggie Oswalt led all scorers with 16 points.

(B) Aberdeen 89, Mantachie 34
The win marked the second division win in a row for the Bulldogs. Rico Haughton led all scorers with 17 points, making three 3-pointers. Jakeese Walker and Ken McCoy were also in double figures with 11 points each. Tomyze Buchanan finished with 3 blocks and 5 steals. Sammie Burroughs and Nick Sims had four steals each as the Bulldogs forced 31 turnovers.