May teams sweep Rising Star; Lady Horns fall to Coleman; Dragons downed by Dublin

COLEMAN — The Early Longhorns’ District 6-3A basketball campaign began with a 65-52 victory at Coleman Friday night.

Devyn Burns led Early (9-14, 1-0) with 14 points followed by Ty Schafer with 12, John Griffin with nine, Brent Grooms with eight, Rowdy Elkins with seven, Josh Baucom with five, Colton Piri with four, Taylor Hurt with three, Darshan Bhatka with two and Timmy Smithson with one point.

Early ventures to Dublin Tuesday night.


Lady Dragons 49, Dublin 23


BANGS — The Bangs Dragons improved to 2-1 in District 6-3A girls basketball action with a 49-23 triumph over the Dublin Lady Lions Friday night.

Bangs (8-17, 2-1) jumped out to a quick 17-5 lead over Dublin (3-11, 0-3) after one quarter, which grew to 40-15 by the start of the fourth period.

Kyra Smith and Trenedi Deal led the charge with 13 points apiece from the Lady Dragons, while Taylor Malett added six points.

Bangs will host Brady Tuesday night as district action continues.


Coleman 54, Lady Horns 39


COLEMAN — The Early Lady Horns slipped to 1-2 in District 6-3A basketball competition with a 54-39 loss over the Coleman Bluekatts Friday night.

Early (11-15, 2-1) trailed Coleman (2-1 in district) by a 13-3 count after one quarter and closed to within 22-19 by halftime.

The Lady Horns grabbed the lead briefly in the third period, but foul trouble plagued Early and sparked the Coleman comeback.

Further information was unavailable at press time.

Early will visit district foe Dublin Tuesday night.


Other Friday Night Scores

(No information reported)

• Dublin 85, Bangs Dragons 34

• No. 8 May Lady Tigers 57, Rising Star 22

• No. 23 May Tigers 78, Rising Star 21