The Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams are having quite an exciting district run with the boys playing to take over first in district tonight versus 5th ranked Colleyville Covenant. The boys are ranked 7th in state and previously defeated Covenant 59-53 in their first district match up. The girls are tied for second in district with rematches next week versus Lake Country and Pantego, their only 2 district losses.
The Lady Lions are led by senior point guard Alexus Jones averaging 25.1 points per game. Alexus is set to hit 500 points on the season in tonight’s home game. Alexus also has hit the 100 mark in free-throws made, rebounds and steals this season. Junior Nydia Cushinberry is also having a breakout season with over 100 rebounds and 100 points on the season.
The Varsity Boys are led by senior Taelor Hawkins averaging 25.1 points per game. Seniors Jay Sedwick and Jerry Davis have been outstanding defensively and rebounding for the Lions.
Tonight’s tip off for the girls is at 6:00 and the boys at 7:30 at Arlington Baptist College.