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Freshman Red drops tough game to Temple, 66-39

The Belton Freshman Red Tigers hosted the Temple Freshman Blue team at Belton high school on Friday night.

Belton’s rough first and third quarters hampered their efforts throughout the night, as the Wildcats handed the Tigers a 66-39 loss.

Temple led after the first quarter, 15-2, and at halftime, 26-17.

The Tigers trailed Temple 43-21 at the end of the third quarter and were outscored 23-18 in the fourth quarter.

Chris Scott led the Tigers with eight points. Leonard King and Javeon Wilcox each scored seven points.

The Tigers will host Pflugerville Weiss on Monday at 5 p.m.


Freshman White falls to Temple, 54-31

The Belton Freshman White squad hosted Temple High School on Friday night.

Belton was only able to muster a combined seven points in the first and fourth quarter as Temple defeated the Tigers, 54-31.

The Tigers trailed 10-3 at the end of the first quarter and 23-15 at the half. Belton was outscored 15-13 in the third quarter and 16-5 in the final quarter for the 23-point loss.

The Tigers travel to Killeen on Jan. 31.