H.S. Basketball Roundup 1-2

West Hosts District Games

VISD basketball, getting back into district action to start the new year.
I was at West for a hoops doubleheader. Ladies first against Moody. First half action, West in white. Carrie Barrera-Lacy, trey, bien. Then, the wrap around pass on the break to Carrie for two of her 13 points.. Cross court pass to Ashley Giesalhart, trey, bien. Game high five three’s, 22 points for her, as the West girls improve to 6-1 in district with an 87-30 win. The Warrior girls get 13 points from Kennedy Youngblood.
Then I was at West to see if the Warrior boys could get their first district win facing Moody. Warriors in white, Kevin Rankin, trey, bien. 17 points for him, 18 for Dedtric Jones. This one goes to overtime before Moody wins, 69-67. The Warrior boys drop to 0-5 in district. West boys and girls basketball play at East Saturday afternoon. East girls basketball improves to 6-1 in district after winning Wednesday night in Corpus Christi at King, 37-31. Giani Wimbish-Gay leads the Titans with 11 points. East boys basketball falls to 1-4 in district play after losing at King, 53-49. Avery Yates led the Titans with 19 points, 10 for Andrew Alexander.