The NBMS girls basketball teams traveled to Lake Belton on Thursday, Nov. 30. Here are the results.
The 7B fell short with a loss 12-20 to LBMS. Layloni Watson picked up her game by scoring four points in the half along side Emily Evatt with two points. Raven Dupree followed up with scoring of her own in the second half with four points and post Makenzie Batey with two. North pulled within two points to end the 3rd quarter but came up short in the 4th with a run by Lake. The North Belton Lady Tigers look to keep improving working toward their first win.
NBMS 7th Grade A won 38-18 against Lake Belton Middle School.
NBMS seized an early lead with a 16-point first quarter, eventually achieving a 22-4 lead by halftime.
Sydni Cartwright led the charge for NBMS offense, scoring 16 points, with 10 points during the first period. She also contributed four rebounds and 10 steals.
Also chipping in for NBMS were Alina Tavernier (8 points, 3 rebounds), Hannah Jensen (6 points, 3 rebounds, 5 steals), Macee Bradford (2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals), and Shelby Pusey (2 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal).
NBMS finished the game with 25 rebounds (17 offensive / 8 defensive) and 23 steals.
The 8B team also came away with a win against Lake Belton, 22-16. North started off the first quarter scoring a quick six points to Lake’s one point. Ashland Reyes scored all three baskets for North in the first quarter. North played their best quarter of the game in the second quarter, putting up 10 points. Again, Lake only scored one point. Krislynn Munoz made both of her free throws and added a basket. Reyes added another basket, as well as Kennedy Pratt and Morgan McShannon. North went into half time leading 16-2. In the third quarter, Lake came out ready to play and put up 9 points. North struggled offensively and they were only able to put up two points, by Hannah Degen. The fourth quarter was evenly matched by both teams, with each team scoring four points a piece. Adriana Cabiness and Reyes both made a basket to bring the final score to 22-16.