BRADY — The Bangs Lady Dragons rebounded from their first District 6-2A loss and cruised to a 59-36 victory over the Brady Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night.

Bangs (11-11, 5-1) led 16-6 after one quarter, 30-16 at halftime and 39-26 heading into the fourth period.

Kinsie Ward scored a game-high 22 points to pace the Lady Dragons followed by 16 from Kady Kyle, 10 from Haley Pitts, six from Raelee Francois and five points from Charly Lipsey.

The Lady Dragons host No. 7 Wall at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

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Dragons 62, Brady 57

BRADY — The Bangs Dragons improved to 9-5 overall and 3-1 in District 6-2A boys basketball action thanks to Tuesday’s 62-57 road victory over the Brady Bulldogs.

Bangs trailed 14-6 after one quarter, grabbed a 21-19 lead at halftime and took a 43-36 advantage into the fourth period.

Dalton Johnson’s 26 points were a team high for the Dragons followed by 17 from Josh Truelove, eight from Willie Calvin, five from Eduardo Zanetti, four from Keegan Hall and two points from Frankie Smith.

The Dragons will challenge the No. 7 Wall Hawks at 8 p.m. Friday in Bangs.

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Longhorns 65, Coleman 48

COLEMAN — The Early Longhorns evened their District 6-2A boys basketball record at 2-2 with a 65-48 road victory over Coleman Tuesday night.

Early (11-5 overall) was in front 18-15 after one quarter, 35-29 at halftime and 43-38 heading into the fourth quarter, where the Horns owned a 12-point scoring edge.

Josh Benson led the way for the Longhorns with 25 points trailed by 16 from Chase Riker, six each from Bubba Reno and Jakob Morgan, five from Brady King, four from Colin Walker and three points from Jake Fisher.

Ballinger will invade Early at 8 p.m. Friday.

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May Tigers 37, Cross Plains 32

MAY — The May Tigers opened their district campaign with a 37-32 home victory over Cross Plains Tuesday night.

May (6-2, 1-0) led 14-4 after one quarter, 19-13 at halftime and 28-17 heading to the fourth period.

The Tigers received 10 points from Matthew Enriquez, eight from Kelton Mote, five each from Justin Howard and Kendrick Aguerro, three from Aaron Sadler and two points each from David Woods, Isaac Williams and Brant Harris.

May visits Brookesmith Friday.

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Coleman 41, Lady Horns 35

COLEMAN — The Early Lady Horns’ troubles in District 6-2A action continued Tuesday night as Coleman rallied for a 41-35 victory.

Early (3-14, 1-5) led 16-7 after one quarter, trailed 21-20 at halftime and was down 31-26 heading to the fourth period.

Janae Williams racked up 17 points for the Lady Horns trailed by K.J. Elkins, Andee Jo Rose and Samantha Garrett with five points apiece and Aspen Escamilla with three points.

The Lady Horns welcome Ballinger at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

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Cross Plains 47, May Lady Tigers 31

MAY — The May Lady Tigers slipped to 0-2 in district and 10-8 for the season with a 47-31 home loss to Cross Plains Tuesday.

May trailed 12-11 after one quarter, 24-17 at halftime and 39-24 through three periods.

Shayla Stephens finished with 12 points for May trailed by seven from Nichole Wilson, six from Madison Hayes and three each from Shelby Honea and Shylee Jenkins.

The Lady Tigers venture to Brookesmith Friday.