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Allocco’s buzzer beater lifts Watertown girls

From staff reports • Updated Nov 18, 2013 at 10:07 PM

TUCKERS CROSSROADS — Maria Allocco’s 15-foot jumper from the baseline lifted Watertown’s girls past Tuckers Crossroads 41-40 Monday night.

The ball was in the air as the buzzer sounded before dropping through to give her 23 points and the Tigerettes a 7-3 record. Among her points were three 3-pointers.

Watertown led 14-11 following the first quarter and 24-17 at halftime before Tuckers Crossroads surged in front 32-28 going into the fourth.

Brenna Luttrell added 11 points from the wing for Watertown while Emma Edwards threw in three, Alhinya Pinkston two and Ashlea Dickens and Meagan Nix a free throw apiece.

Point guard A.C. Clemmons fired in 15 points and wing Alana Johnson 10 for Tuckers Crossroads. Alexis Hayes notched nine points, Summerlee Satterfield three, Hailyn Stewart two and Rylee Greer a free throw.

Watertown will travel to Mt. Juliet Christian on Thursday for a 6 p.m. tipoff.

Saints pull away from C-O in fourth

Southside’s boys re-asserted themselves in the fourth quarter Monday night to pull away from visiting Carroll-Oakland 41-31.

The Saints led 9-2 following the first quarter and 19-11 at halftime. But Noah Mulaski knocked down a three-pointer at the third-period buzzer to bring the Eagles into a 24-24 tie.

Southside took the fourth 17-7 to improve to 4-3.

Cameron Marshall tossed in 10 points from the post for Southside while Baylor Franklin knocked down nine, Ethan Shelton and Nathan Harris seven each and Eric Odum and Griffin Creswell four apiece.

Mulaski fired in 14 points and Jenson White 10 as each sank a pair of threes for Carroll-Oakland. Chase Edwards finished with four, David Green two and Dustin Hawke a free throw.

Suthside will play host to West Wilson on Thursday with the girls tipping off at 6 p.m.

Baird boys beat Prescott

The odd-numbered quarters were good for Walter J. Baird’s boys Monday night in a 32-22 triumph over visiting Prescott.

The Blue Devils bolted to a 9-2 first-quarter lead. Prescott pulled to within 13-10 by halftime before Baird used a 15-4 third to regain command 28-14.

Kentez Burford’s 11 points led Baird. Dylan Alsuptook down eight rebounds as he and Tavarus Booker each scored eight points. Eli McDearman dropped in a three-pointer and Tyrique Cooper two.

Walter J. Baird will travel to Mt. Juliet Middle’s Tommy Martin Gym on Thursday night.

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