Basketball Update

Varsity Boys Basketball
The varsity boys’ basketball team are off to fast start with a 6-3 overall record this season. Over the Thanksgiving break the varsity boys team went 3-1 in the Frisco Lone Star Shootout beating the host team Frisco Lone Star, Oklahoma City Storm, the Desoto Eagles for the second year in a row and losing the final game to Frisco Heritage. Over the weekend the varsity participated in the Bob Stras Jesuit Tournament @ Jesuit High School. On last Thursday the varsity Skeeters beat Frisco Lone Star 54-51 in overtime led by 23 points from Anthony McGee, beat Irving MacArthur 68- 56 led by 29 points from Anthony McGee with 19 points coming in the second quarter and 12 points from Felix Benson. The Skeeters played a tough Waco Midway Team in the Championship game and played well throughout but came up short a little short in a 55-50 loss. McGee once again the led the team in scoring pacing the Skeeters with 18 points followed by 13 from John Milton. Aaron Sanders and Anthony McGee were named to the All-tournament team. Please congratulate these two young men if you have them in class. Coach Curts is proud of the way the varsity went out and battled and played hard throughout this entire tournament.

JV Boys Basketball

The JV Skeeters beat Plano Vines last Monday 64-50 @ Vines High School. The Skeeters were led by Cody Leblanc with 23 points, 5 assist, Maurice Stallworth with 8 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assist, and 2 steals, and Shawn Suberu with 7 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 blocks. Over the weekend the JV Skeeters played in their annual tournament @ MHS. In the first game the Skeeters beat a pesky St. Marks team 60-51 and were led 18 points, 3 assist, 2 steals from Cody Leblanc, followed by Jonathan Lott with 15 points on 5-11 from 3-point range and Shawn Suberu with 11 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 blocks. In Friday night’s game the JV Skeeters shot a blistering 15-23 from behind the arch to beat the Lincoln Tigers JV 69-37. It was a total team effort. In this game the Skeeters were led by Jonathan Lott with 18 points on 6-9 from three-point range, 11 points, 8 assist, 2 steals from Cody Leblanc, 9 points, 4 steals, 3 assist from Jordan Stenson, Shawn Suberu with 9 rebounds, 6 blocked shots and 9 points on 3-4 three pointers from Athian Woul. In the Championship game the Skeeters lost a heart breaker to the Rockwall Heath Hawks 53-51. It was back and forth the entire game. The Skeeters were led by 25 points on 7-11 threes from Cody LeBlanc to go along with 8 assist, and 6 turnovers. Kevon Cooper had 8 points, 12 rebounds, 3 steals, followed by 7 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks from Shawn Suberu.

Freshman Basketball

The freshman A team played in the Championship game as well over at West Mesquite High School. They beat St. Marks 66-45, beat JJ Pearce 48-39 and lost in the Championship game to Dallas Lincoln 36-30. Coach Irvin was very pleased with his team’s effort throughout the tourney. All four teams will be back in action this Saturday vs. the state ranked Lakeview Patriots at Lakeview High School. Game times are Freshman A 12:00 B 1:45 JV 12:30 Varsity 2:00. I would like to send a special shout out to Robert Howig, Todd Ritter, Genny Sales, Lynda Ritter for making the JV tournament a success once again.

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