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Thursday’s roundup: Brown scores 19 to lead Denby girls

Eric Coughlin
Special to The Detroit News

Cabrice Brown scored 19 for Detroit Denby as it defeated Detroit CMA, 37-28, in girls basketball on Thursday.

Brown, a center/forward, added 10 rebounds, cleaning up on the boards in a game that was tied at 17 late in the first half.

“We struggled making good passes early,” Denby coach Sayligmon Staten Jr. said.

“But we did well at the free throw line, where we really won the game.”

Denby (4-1) went 11-for-15 at the foul line.

Staten adjusted Denby’s defense to a 1-3-1 zone for the second half, which proved too much for CMA (2-3, 1-1 PSL West Division 2) to handle.

Kendal Taylor had 10 points to go along with five assists, leading Denby’s backcourt and providing her team opportunites to stretch its lead in the second half.

“Kendal got two steals near the end, leading to four points on fast breaks in the second half. She really broke it open,” Staten said.

Partially due to postponed games from Sunday’s snowstorm, CMA is in the midst of a four games in six days, with three on the road.

It beat Detroit Central on Wednesday and plays Southfield Bradford Academy on Friday and at Detroit Cody on Monday.

Denby gets Delta Academy at 4 p.m. on Monday.

More girls

Allen Park 43, Gibraltar Carlson 21: Abbie Slate scored 14 for Allen Park (4-0, 2-0 Downriver). Hannah Nagy had eight points for Carlson (3-2, 1-1).

Detroit Cody 57, Detroit Central 11: Nala Barlow scored 12 with eight rebounds and Amari Harris scored 10 with eight assists for Cody, (4-2, 2-0 PSL).

Detroit Collegiate Prep 54, Detroit West Side Academy 29: Ericka Smith had 19 points, Ajanae Horton had 18 and Nakia Cordell 11 for Collegiate Prep (4-1, 2-0 PSL West Division 2). Diamond Johnson scored eight and Ashley Diamond seven for West Side (1-5, 0-2).

Detroit Consortium 54, Birmingham Seaholm 36: Elijah Belle scored 22 for Consortium (1-0). Cooper Mixon scored 14 for Seaholm (2-2).

Detroit East English 67, Detroit Western International 25: Jayla Smith had 22 points and 10 steals and C’erra McHolmes had 20 and 10 rebounds for East English (5-1). Carmen Taylor scored 13 for Western.

Detroit King 90, Detroit Pershing 17: Jordan Lewis scored 18, Bel-Jana Williams 14 and Keiah Dancy 12 for King (4-0).

Detroit Mumford 62, Detroit Henry Ford 15: Shardaye Yharbough had 17 points and five steals, Tiara Earnest had 15 points and Donnetta Colbert had five points and 11 assists for Mumford (4-1). Ford is 3-2.

Detroit Renaissance 42, Detroit Cass Tech 32: Dalyn Henderson and Victoria Wright had 13 points apiece for Renaissance (4-0). Camille Header scored 12 for Cass (1-3).

Detroit Southeastern 55, Detroit Delta Prep 16: Erica Pruitt had 21 points, Keeiona Howse had 14 and Tannetta Nathan-Oliver 12 for Southeastern 3-2.

Trenton 58, Melvindale 14: Therese Hebda scored 16, and Caroline Gorno and McKenna Tanguay had nine points each for Trenton (5-0, 2-0 Downriver). Melvindale is 0-5, 0-2.

Boys

Allen Park 79, Dearborn Edsel Ford 55: Austin Dietz scored 19 and Ryan Fish 17 for Allen Park (2-1). Jalal Baydound scored 16 for Edsel Ford (1-3).

Detroit Community 61, Detroit Southeastern 56 (OT): DeMario Turner scored 15, KeJuan Sanders 14 and Keyon Smith 11 for Community (2-1).

Detroit Cornerstone 80, Detroit Collegiate Prep 60: Jamal Cain had 31 points and 20 rebounds, Juwan Robinson had 11 points and Alante Coward had 10 points and seven assists for Cornerstone (2-1). Collegiate Prep is 1-1.

Dryden 54, Peck 26: Max Kage scored 20 for Dryden (4-0, 2-0 North Central Thumb). Dylan Dankenbring scored 10 for Peck (1-2, 1-1).

Troy Athens 82, Farmington Hills Harrison 69: Taylor McCaskill scored 22, Jacob Brantley had 20 points and nine rebounds and Nick Cotton had 17 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for Athens (2-1). Jeremy Cooper scored 26 for Harrison (1-3).

Wayne Memorial 67, South Lyon 39: Isaiah Lewis scored 11, Rashad Williams had 17 points and seven assists, Keion Epps had 12 points and 17 rebounds and Napier Bryant scored 10 for Wayne (4-0). South Lyon is 1-3 (1-3 Kensington Lakes Central).

More girls scores

Utica Eisenhower 63, Troy 28

More boys scores

Hartland 59, Waterford Mott 48

Rochester 65, Berkley 38

Eric Coughlin is a freelance writer; News staff contributed

The Detroit News staff contributed.