Riverside teams scalp Indians in weather shortened week

Friday, February 5, 2010

Riverside's senior boys and girls were limited to only one game due to last week's snow storm, but picked up a pair of victories as the Rebels downed Marked Tree 52-43 while the Lady Rebels routed the Lady Indians 68-47 Monday night at Marked Tree.

Cole Winford scored 17 points while Jake Love added 16 more in Riverside's win over the Indians. Riverside held a slim 37-35 lead heading into the final period before outscoring the Indians 15-8 in the final frame to secure the victory.

The Rebels improved to 8-15 overall and 4-7 in 2A-3 conference play.

Thadias Moore led Marked Tree with 13 points.

Riverside returns to action Tuesday night when they travel to Rector before closing the week hosting Cross County at Lake City.

The Lady Rebels trounced Marked Tree behind Meagan Goza's dominating performance. Goza poured in 32 points and ripped down 15 rebounds to power Riverside to its 15th win of the season against 10 losses. Riverside improves to 7-4 in 2A-3 conference play.

Freshman Lauren Weaver also contributed a double-double, scoring 21 points while snatching 10 boards to help aid the Lady Rebel cause.

Riverside held a slim 32-28 lead at the half, but used a big third quarter, outscoring Marked Tree 18-5 to build a 50-33 advantage heading into the fourth period.

In junior high action, Marked Tree rolled to a 47-24 victory.

Riverside is scheduled to play Rector on the road Monday night before hosting Cross County Friday night at Lake City.

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