Bangs swept by Brady; Dublin surpasses century mark while downing Longhorns; May boys suffer first league setback
EARLY — The Early Lady Horns improved to 3-1 in District 6-3A action and moved into a first-place tie with Comanche and Brady following Tuesday’s 57-43 home win over Dublin.
Comanche’s 59-54 loss at Coleman coupled with Early’s victory and Brady’s 37-22 triumph over Bangs leaves all three teams with one loss in the district race.
The Lady Horns led Dublin 12-6 after one quarter Tuesday, 28-15 at halftime and 44-24 through three periods.
Lauren Jesko’s 22 points paced the Early offense followed by eight from Hunter Coffee, seven from Alexis Ray, six from Makayla Deleon, five from Hallie Tyler, four each from Jayslin King and Ellie Ryan and one point from Kacee Gober.
Early will visit Comanche Friday night.
May Lady Tigers 72, Eula 45
MAY — The May Lady Tigers forced a tie with Eula atop the District 15-A standings Tuesday night thanks to a 72-45 home victory.
May (17-6, 6-1) avenged an earlier road setback by racing out to a 19-5 lead after one period that stood at 35-22 at halftime and grew to 55-31 through three periods.
Hannah Williams scored a team-high 15 points for the Lady Tigers followed by Kaylee Harris with 14, Julia Robinette with 13, Kelsie Gage with nine, Kyndi Kilgo with seven, Skylar Jenkins with five, Megan Dewell with four, Marilyn Infante with three and Yary Rodriguez with two points.
The Lady Tigers venture to Baird Friday.
Brady 37, Lady Dragons 22
BRADY — The Bangs Lady Dragons were denied in their bid for a District 6-3A win streak as they were upended, 37-22, by Brady Tuesday night.
Bangs (4-19, 1-2) led 5-4 after the first quarter, but Brady dominated the final three frames.
Taylor Malett led the Lady Dragons with 13 points while Kyra Smith battled foul trouble and finished with four points.
The Lady Dragons will attempt to bounce back Friday at Dublin.
Eula 60, May Tigers 48
MAY — The May Tigers experienced their first District 15-A setback Tuesday night, as Eula remained atop the league standings following a 60-48 road triumph.
The Tigers (13-4, 4-1) trailed 15-12 after one quarter, 31-27 at halftime and 47-38 through three periods.
A.J. Martin poured in a team-high 16 points for the Tigers followed by Cameron King with 14, Wyatt Mote with 11, Kase Cox with four and Jacob Brown with three points.
The Tigers will attempt to rebound at Baird Friday.
Brady 32, Dragons 17
BRADY — The Brady Bulldogs stifled the Bangs offense, chalking up a 32-17 victory Tuesday night that kept the Dragons winless in District 6-3A action.
Bangs (8-13, 0-2) led 7-4 after one quarter, trailed 15-10 at halftime and faced a 27-13 deficit heading into the fourth period.
The Dragons received six points from Kevin Blaine, three each from Cason Taylor and Dawson Light, two from Landon James and one point apiece from J.B. Eoff, Trett Mitchell and Colton Brewer.
Bangs heads to Dublin Friday in search of its first league win.
Dublin 108, Longhorns 38
EARLY — The Early Longhorns fell to 0-2 in District 6-3A action with a 108-38 home loss to the Dublin Lions, who remained undefeated in league play, Tuesday night.
Early (7-13 overall), which committed 35 turnovers, fell into a 39-12 hole after one quarter that increased to 57-23 by halftime and 89-32 after three quarters.
Griffin Ehlers scored 10 points for Early trailed by Rowdy Elkins with eight, Devyn Burns with six, John Griffin and Josh Graves with five and Jake Angerstein and Drew Sessler with two points apiece.
The Longhorns visit Comanche Friday night as both teams vie for their first district victory.