Boys Freshman White Team Basketball · Sub-Varsity Boys Basketball: 9th White Saturday Sweep


The Freshman White Tigers hosted a double header on Saturday. The Tigers had a matchup with the Killeen Kangaroos in their first game of the day. The Tigers were looking to avenge a loss to the Roo’s earlier in the season. The Tigers did not waste anytime and raced out to a 13-2 lead after one. The second quarter Killeen would put the pressure on and would get within one point before Rayford Pete hit a buzzer beater before halftime. The Tigers would go into halftime up 20-16. In the third quarter the Tigers caught fire from behind the arc and connected on four threes to open up a 15 point lead by the score of 38-23. The Roo’s would fight back and try to make a comeback but the Tigers were too much and would pick up a big win by the score of 46-39.

Top Scorers- John Colambo 12, Rayford Pete 10, Brayden Stewart 8, Braxton Haynes 8, Cedric Alexander 4, Mason Hibbard 2 and Aaron Rhoads 2.

 

The Tigers would host rival Temple in the second game looking for the sweep on the day. The Tigers once again came out fast and opened up an early 11 to 8 lead. After the first quarter the Tigers would play great defensively and did not allow the Wildcats to get into rhythm. The Tigers would take a 13 to 11 lead into halftime. The second half the Tigers would take control of the game. The Tigers would add to their lead by five and take an eight-point lead into the fourth quarter. In the fourth the Tigers would seal the game, as they would go onto win by the score of 31-17.

Top Scorers- Braxton Haynes 12, Ben Curran 6, Tyler Sears 5, Rayford Pete 4 and Aaron Rhoads 4.

The White team will travel to Killeen High School for their last doubleheader. They will play Waco at 9:00 A.M. and Ellison at 11:00 A.M.