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Lady Indians thump Huckabay, 63-36

January 24, 2015

Lanie Roberts scored 39 points for the third consecutive district basketball game as Lipan’s Lady Indians knocked off Huckabay Tuesday night at home, 63-36.

The state-ranked Lady Indians elevated their District 18-A record to 3-1 and their overall record to 22-3.

The Lipan girls are No. 3 in the state in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll.

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Indians lose to Huckabay at home

January 24, 2015

A minor second-half rally fell short as the Lipan basketball boys suffered their second district loss Tuesday night at home, 53-41, to Huckabay.

The Indians are 0-2 in District 18-A and 5-16 overall.

The top scorer for coach Brent Gaylor’s squad was Derrick Cook, with 18 points.

Ty Mills pulled down a team-high 8 rebounds for the Indians.

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January 20, 2015




Team District Season

Cleburne 6-1 15-7

Crowley 5-2 17-5

Burleson High 5-2 7-5

Joshua 4-3 6-8

Aledo 4-3 10-14

Granbury 2-5 10-14

B.Centennial 2-5 9-11

Everman 0-7 4-12

Jan. 16 Results

Granbury 70, Burleson Centennial 51; Burleson High 46, Aledo 34; Crowley 62, Everman 30; Cleburne 53, Joshua 49.

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Lipan boys drop opener

January 20, 2015

The Lipan boys basketball squad fell 55-46 to Lingleville Friday night at home in the District 18-A basketball opener.

The Indians (0-1, 5-15) were paced offensively by Derrick Cook’s 14 points and 8 rebounds.

Teammate Eric Miller added 10 points.

But the Indians were held to single-digit scoring in each of the next two periods.

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Lipan girls stomp Gorman, 87-36

January 17, 2015

The Lipan Lady Indians bounced back in a big way from their district-opening loss to rival Strawn with an 87-36 road win over Gorman Tuesday night.

Lanie Roberts made 16 of her 19 field goal attempts to lead Lipan with 39 points.

Roberts was held to 15 points in the Lady Indians’ 64-60 home loss to Strawn on Jan.

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Strawn topples Lipan girls

January 14, 2015

The first round in the heavyweight District 18-A girls basketball battle between Lipan and Strawn went to the Lady Greyhounds.

Strawn held off the Lady Indians for a 64-60 triumph in Lipan Friday in the district opener for both teams. In Monday’s Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class A poll, the two powerhouse squads flip-flopped – with coach Amber Branson’s Lady Indians (19-3) slipping from No.

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Indians fall in overtime

January 14, 2015

The Lipan boys basketball team sent their nondistrict game against Dublin into overtime Friday night at home, but the Lions pulled out a 57-55 victory over the Indians.

Derrick Cook paced the Lipan boys with 18 points, while teammate Lance Ferguson added 12.

Ferguson was Lipan’s rebounding leader, with 8.

Lipan sent the game into overtime when a field goal by Ty Rice tied it at 46 late in the fourth quarter.

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Lipan girls defeat Class 4A Godley

January 7, 2015

The second-ranked Lipan Lady Indians continued to roll in nondistrict basketball play Friday, getting 37 points and 8 steals from Lanie Roberts in a 60-52 win over visiting Class 4A Godley. Both are now 18-2.

The Lady Wildcats, winner of two tournaments this season including Granbury’s, are No. 6 in the Texas Girls Coaches Association rankings.

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State-ranked Lady Indians win tourney

January 3, 2015

The Lady Indians are the No. 2 team in the state in the most recent Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class A rankings. They may be good enough to be in the top 5 in the 2A poll.

Coach Amber Branson’s crew held off LaPoyner – No. 5 in 2A – Wednesday, 54-52, to win the Tenaha Holiday Hoops Tournament.

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Lipan boys get two wins in Tenaha tourney

January 3, 2015

Lipan’s boys won two of their four games this week in the Tenaha Holiday Tournament. Coach Brent Gaylor’s Indians opened the three-day tourney by beating Garrison, 40-39. Santana Martinez and Derrick Cook scored 9 points each for Lipan.

In the second round, Laneville – ranked No. 2 in the state in Class A by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches – beat Lipan, 84-30.

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