North 8B vs. Cove
North traveled to Cove for their last regular season game and last game as Tigers. The matchup was a tough one for North as Cove pushed the ball up the floor and shot mid-range jumpers all night. Pressure defense by Jerry’s Pettijohn and Hunter Myers helped the Tigers get on the board early. Trapper Goodwin dropped a three pointer in the first half and Dawson “DV” Vuong was aggressive with the ball all night. Myers relentlessly drove the basket throughout the game and got to the free throw line 4 times. The Tigers never gave up on the night but unfortunately finished the night with a loss.
NORTH 8A vs. COVE
North Belton traveled to Cove to take on the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs. Kids played their hearts out. This was their last game of district play. Tigers were down by 4 in the 1st quarter. North battled back and got within one with 3 minutes to play in the 2nd quarter. Tigers ended up trailing at half by 7 points. The opening of the 3rd quarter, tigers went on a 20 to 11 run. North lead going into the 4th quarter, 43 – 40. Bulldawgs put a little pressure on the Tigers, and they turned the ball over, and Bulldawgs would capitalize on the Tiger’s mistakes. The final was 58 – 50. Scorers: Trap Johnson 27 pts, Caleb Santana 6 pts, Ty Legg 8 pts, Monte Whitfield, Brandon Bell, Joseph Higgins, and Isaiah Koonce, all had 2 points, Matthew Stanford 1 pt.