Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Memphis High School Basketball Top Performers for Jan. 23

Here are the top boys and girls basketball standouts for games played on Jan. 23 as reported to The Commercial Appeal. To submit your players for consideration e-mail reporter John Varlas ( or reach him on Twitter (@johnvarlas).

Janina Barber, Macon Road Baptist: Barber scored 15 to lead three players in double figures in a 53-16 victory over Calvary Christian. Isabella Everett added 14 and Hope Howlett contributed 12.

Lytia Flowers, Catholic: The Chargers got 19 points from Flowers in a 63-17 win over Rossville that improved their record to 13-6.

Lily Gleneck, St. Benedict: Gleneck scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Eagles improved to 3-0 in region play with a 52-34 victory over St. Mary's. Catalina Carrasco added 12 points while Kristina Ferris and Deja Pryor scored 10 each.

Markesha Hayes, Mitchell: Hayes scored 32 as the Tigers ran their record to 15-6 with an 84-7 victory over Sheffield. Tashun Bryson added 20 and Miata Borders 18 for the District 16-AA leaders.

Jayla Hemingway, Houston: With Mississippi State coach Vic Schaffer in attendance, the junior had a monster game in a 67-48 victory over Ridgeway and McDonald's All-American Elizabeth Dixon. Hemingway scored 35 points to go along with 12 rebounds, two assists and six steals.

Sade Hudson, Trezevant: The Bears topped Raleigh-Egypt 66-56 in an afternoon matinee and Hudson was the star, scoring 34 points to go along with 10 rebounds and six steals. Quinterria Foster added 13 for Trezevant.

Darrenishia Jackson, BTW: The Warriors had no trouble with Middle College, winning 56-16 behind Jackson's 13 points and six steals. Tranae Carter scored 11 while Carnessia Griggs had a great all-around game with eight points, five rebounds, eight assists and seven steals as the Warriors improve to 13-3.

Brittni Moore, White Station: The UT-Martin signee scored 15 and freshman Lyric Cole had 12 as the Spartans downed Overton, 57-34 in 16-AAA.

Diamond Nelson, Oakhaven: Nelson had 14 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals as the Hawks rolled past Freedom Prep, 58-12.

Jada Taylor and Lauren Taylor, Collierville: The two unrelated Taylors scored 19 and 17 apiece as Collierville improved to 12-5 with a 50-32 victory over Kirby.

Abby West, Tipton-Rosemark: The sophomore led the way with 16 in a 53-21 victory over Fayette Academy. Briana Hall added 14 for the Rebels, who improve to 17-5.

Taylor Woodhouse, Southaven: Woodhouse scored 19 points and had four assists as the Chargers remained perfect in league play with a 73-56 win over DeSoto Central. Tye Metcalf finished with 18 for Southaven.

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