Calhoun City wins; Vardaman and Bruce fall at Holland Classic

Calhoun City’s Lady Wildcats earned a win while Vardaman and Bruce teams both lost in their season-opening games Saturday in the Leonard Holland Classic at Calhoun City.

The Lady Wildcats defeated Charleston 75-46. Destiny Bush and Alison Childs led all scorers with 15 points each. Santana McKissick and Maya Armstrong each had 11. Dajahvon Cashaw led Charleston with 10.

Water Valley defeated Vardaman 37-30. Niesha Willis scored 14 for the Lady Rams. Kevnna Farrow led Water Valley with 10.

Bruce fell to North Pontotoc 70-33. Tekia Doolittle led the Lady Trojans with 13. Tia Davis led North Pontotoc with 16.

The Calhoun City boys opened their season with a 68-49 win over North Pontotoc. Austin Burl led the Wildcats with 18 points.

Other girls’ games during the day included Houston defeating Eupora 52-40 and Shannon topping Grenada 67-47.