VISD Girls Basketball Teams Close In On Playoffs
Warriors, Titans Close To Clinching Spots
Victoria, Texas —
VISD high school girls basketball, moving very close to officially clinching playoff spots.
Tuesday night, the West girls improved to 10-2 in district play, just one game out of first place, with a home win over Ray. Game-high 24 points for Kennedy Youngblood, 11 apiece for Jozelyn Washington and Carrie Barrera-Lacy, as the Warrior girls pick up win number 29 on the season. I asked head coach Sandra Jimenez how well her team is playing with just four district games left.
“We’re playing real well. I was really pleased with the way we played last night. I just try to tell them we have to keep it one game at a time. We have Miller next before we can focus on anybody else.”
West girls basketball plays in Corpus Christi at Miller Friday night.
East girls basketball, improving to 10-3 in district Tuesday night with a 43-point home win over Moody. That puts the Titan girls in third place and very close to clinching a playoff spot. I asked East girls Leilani Wimbish-Gay and Zakari Perry how good they feel about how they’re playing with just three district games left.
Said Wimbish-Gay, “We’re playing sloppy. We can play better than what we’re playing now. But we just have to get ready for Carroll.”
Said Perry, “We feel alright. I feel good about but I feel we can do better. We have bigger games coming up so we have to be prepared.”
East girls basketball next plays district hoops at Carroll next Tuesday night.
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