The Water Valley Blue Devils ended a four-game losing streak to Coffeeville Thursday with a 47-31 win over the Pirates in the Charleston Round Robin. The Lady Blue Devils weren’t as fortunate as they fell 57-51.Matt Dalton led the Blue Devils with 20 points in the win. Walt McCullough added 11 points and eight rebounds, while T.J. Sims and McKendrick Bounds each scored nine points. Water Valley led Coffeeville 11-4 at the end of the first quarter and was ahead 21-11 at the half.
Coach John Sherman said it was the best performance of the season for his 1-2 Blue Devils, especially on the defensive end.
Ashley Phillips led the Lady Blue Devils with 18 points, Haley Vance chipped in 16, while C.C. Phillips had 15. Both teams will be back in action Thursday at home against South Panola. (November 12, 2010, Page 6A)