Saturday , 24 March 2018

Basketball Scoreboard: North Sweeps Royse City to Set Up Huge Matchup With Lovejoy

By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor

McKinney North boys and girls teams traveled to Royse City for a key Friday night road battle. Both basketball teams came away with victories, setting up an exciting Tuesday night versus Lovejoy. Below are recaps of each game:

McKinney North Boys:

The Bulldogs defeated Royse City 68-58 on the road Friday night to improve to 6-1 in District 13-4A play and 14-9 overall. Royse City dropped to 4-3 in 13-4A play with the loss.

North outscored Royse City 32-22 in the first half while both teams scored 36 points in the second half. Collin Curran led the Bulldogs in scoring with 18 points, while Bryson Brown finished with 16 points and Kody Wilson had 11.

North will host first place Lovejoy in a key 13-4A battle on Tuesday night, beginning at 8 p.m.

McKinney North Girls:

The Lady Bulldogs overwhelmed Royse City 80-37 on Friday night, improving to 9-0 in District 13-4A and 24-3 overall. Royse City fell to 4-5 in 13-4A and into fifth place in the standings with the loss.

North jumped out early and took a 20-4 lead into the second quarter, before Alexis Mason scored 10 of her 27 points in the second quarter to improve the lead to 38-12.

Jocelyn Scott would finish with 15 points while Chanterria Jackson had 13.

North will host second place Lovejoy on Tuesday night, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

District 13-4A Boys Standings:

1. Lovejoy          7-0
2. North              6-1
3. Royse City     4-3
4. Wylie             3-4
4. Sherman        3-4
6. Greenville      2-5
6. Wylie East     2-5
8. Denison         1-6

District 13-4A Girls Standings:

1. North          9-0
2. Lovejoy      7-2
3. Wylie          6-3
4. Sherman      5-4
5. Royse City  4-5
6. Greenville   2-7
6. Wylie East  2-7
8. Denison      1-8

District 10-5A Boys Standings:

1. Plano East     3-0
1. Allen             3-0
3. Plano West    2-1
4. McKinney    1-2
5. Boyd            0-3

5. Plano            0-3

District 10-5A Girls Standings:

1. Plano           5-0
2. Plano West  4-1
3. McKinney   2-3
3. Boyd           2-3

5. Allen          1-4
5. Plano East  1-4

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