Grace picks up key doubleheader sweep

Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 23:33 - Written by Montgomery Brock

Grace Community won both ends of its doubleheader on Tuesday night to begin the TAPPS 2-4A district tournament. The girls beat Dallas Parish Episcopal 29-20 and the boys defeated Dallas Shelton in the second game of the night 57-45.

Trevor Gunter had a strong night netting 18 points to lead the Cougars while Verlo Levels finished with 14.

After a 12-12 first quarter, Grace (15-13) went on an 18-9 run in the second to help stretch the gap going into halftime. Gunter scored 10 of his 18 in the second quarter.

The Chargers (12-16) were led by Michael Loewinsohn, who finished the night with 17, including three baskets from beyond the arc.

In the first game of the night, the Lady Cougars (11-16) were led by Catherine Rook and Parker Daughtry, who both finished the night with eight points.

The leading scorer for Parish Episcopal (5-14) was Rachel Kinser, who scored seven.

The TAPPS 2-4A district tournament continues Friday evening with both Grace teams back in action versus Carrollton Prince of Peace. Both games will be held at Whitehouse High School with the girls’ game beginning at 6:00 p.m., and the boys tipping off at 7:30 p.m.

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Girls TAPPS 2-4A Tournament

No. 6 Grace Community 29, No. 7 Dallas Parish Episcopal 20

Parish Ep.     7   6    4   3 — 20

Grace             8   4    8   9 — 29

PARISH EPISCOPAL — Rachel Kinser, 7; Kellye McGuire, 5; Nadia Jones, 4; Jazmine William, 2; Jessie Gahl, 2.

GRACE — Catherine Rook, 8; Parker Daughtry, 8; Megan Raborar, 7; Rebekah Provines, 2; Bethany Kimmey, 2; Taylor Kingsley, 2.

THREE POINT GOALS — PE: McGuire.

RECORDS — Parish Episcopal 5-14; Grace 11-16.

NEXT UP — Parish Episcopal season over; Grace vs. Carrollton Prince of Peace, 6 p.m. Friday, Whitehouse.

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Boys TAPPS 2-4A Tournament

No. 5 Grace Community 57, No. 8 Dallas Shelton 45

Shelton 12   9   11  13 — 45

Grace   12  18  15  12 — 57

SHELTON — Michael Loewinsohn, 17; Ben Luedtke, 12; Andrew Luce, 6; Michael Copeland, 4; John DiCaro, 4; Chase Miller, 2.

GRACE — Trevor Gunter, 18; Verlo Levels, 14; Andrew Melhart, 13; Phillip McKinney, 6; Tanner Starr, 4; Levi Crozier, 2.

THREE POINT GOALS — DS: Luce, Loewinsohn (2). GC: Melhart (3).

RECORDS — Shelton 12-16; Grace 15-13.

NEXT UP — Grace vs. Carrollton Prince of Peace, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Whitehouse.

 

TAPPS 2-4A Girls Basketball Tournament

First round at higher seed; Feb. 15-16 at Whitehouse’s Wildcat Arena

Feb. 12

Game 1: No. 4 Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill def. No. 9 Dallas Shelton

Game 2: No. 5 Waco Reicher 53, No. 8 All Saints 23

Game 3: No. 6 Grace Community 29, No. 7 Dallas Parish Episcopal 20

Feb. 15

Game 4: Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill vs. Reicher, 3 p.m.

Game 5: Grace vs. No. 3 Carrollton Prince of Peace, 6 p.m.

Feb. 16

Fifth-Place Game: Loser Game 4 vs. Loser Game 5, noon

Third-Place Game: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 3 p.m.

Championship Game: No. 2 Dallas Christian vs. No. 1 Bishop Gorman, 6 p.m.

Note: Top five teams make playoffs

 

TAPPS 2-4A Boys Basketball Tournament

First round at higher seed; Feb. 15-16 at Whitehouse’s Wildcat Arena

Feb. 12

Game 1: No. 4 Carrollton Prince of Peace 68, No. 9 Waco Reicher 50

Game 2: No. 5 Grace Community 57, No. 8 Dallas Shelton 45

Game 3: No. 6 All Saints 82, No. 7 Bishop Gorman 42

Feb. 15

Game 4: Prince of Peace vs. Grace, 7:30 p.m.

Game 5: All Saints vs. No. 3 Dallas Parish Episcopal, 4:30 p.m.

Feb. 16

Fifth-Place Game: Loser Game 4 vs. Loser Game 5, 1:30 p.m.

Third-Place Game: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 4:30 p.m.

Championship Game: No. 2 Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill vs. No. 1 Dallas Christian, 7:30 p.m.

Note: Top five teams make playoffs