By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor
The McKinney North Bulldogs finished off the District 13-4A schedule with a 57-38 win at home versus Royse City on Tuesday night. North improved to 11-3 in 13-4A and 19-11 overall, while securing a No. 2 seed for the 4A State Playoffs.
After the teams were tied at 18-18 entering the third quarter, the Bulldogs outscored Royse City 21-9 in the quarter to put the game away for good. Julion Pearre led all scorers with 13 points while Bryson Brown had 12. Kody Wilson finished with 10 points.
The Bulldogs will play their bi-district round game next week, with date and location TBD.
District 13-4A Standings:
1. Lovejoy – y 13-1
2. McKinney North – x 11-3
3. Wylie – x 10-4
4. Royse City 7-7
4. Sherman 7-7
6. Greenville – E 4-10
7. Wylie East – E 3-11
8. Denison – E 1-13
y – Clinched District
x – Clinched Playoff Berth
E – Eliminated From Playoff Contention
Royse City and Sherman will play in a play-in game this Friday night. Location and time will be announced on Wednesday.
Photos submitted by Kellie Anfosso.