Boys Freshman Red Team Basketball, Boys Junior Varsity Basketball · Sub-Varsity Boys Basketball: 9th Red Complete the Season Sweep of Waco

Belton JV 52 Waco 56

Tonight, the JV Boys basketball team  traveled to face Waco High for their third match up of the year. The first quarter was a stalemate, both teams scoring 11. It remained close in the second, both teams taking turns getting layups on transition. The Lions led by one at the half (21-22). The Tigers struggled to stay with Waco in the third, letting them stretch the lead by 9. Ultimately, Belton was defeated after closing the gap to a three point game but falling short at the end(52-56). Belton’s lead scorers were Smith with 15, Santana with 14 and Aggers with 10. This puts the Tigers at 14-11 overall for the season.

Belton 9 Red 55 Waco 34

The Belton Red team traveled to Waco Friday night to take on the Lions. The Tigers were looking to get to 7 and 6 in district. The Tigers came out with something to prove and opened up a big lead early. The Tigers would end the first quarter on a 14 to 0 run to take a 18-3 lead after one quarter. Waco would wake up in the second quarter and would close the lead but the Tigers took a commanding lead into halftime up 31-18. In the third both teams would trade baskets but the Tigers would add to the lead by two taking a 43-28 lead into the final quarter. In the fourth quarter the Tigers would seal the game with defense only allowing 6 points in the final quarter and taking the victory 55-34.

Top Scorers- Seth Morgan 16, Trent West 12, Javier Luna 10, Peyton Euer 8, Will Hayes 6 and Bradey Ihler 1.

The Tigers will host Midway Tuesday night at 6:30.