Boys Freshman Red Team Basketball, Boys Freshman White Team Basketball · Freshman Tigers sweep Midway


The Belton Tiger Freshman teams hosted the Midway Panthers on Tuesday night at the BHS Auxiliary Gymnasium.

In the Freshman Red game, the Tigers had three players in double figures as Belton upended Midway, 65-52.

Belton held a 13-12 advantage going into the second quarter before they outscored Midway in the second quarter, 16-8. The Tigers took a 29-20 advantage into the second half.

Midway edged Belton in the third quarter scoring, 14-13. However, the Tigers led 42-34 heading into the final quarter.

Belton’s 23-17 advantage in the fourth quarter scoring gave the Tigers their 13-point margin at the finish.

Devin Gossett led the Tigers with 16 points. Emerson Foutz and Chris Scott each scored 15 points. Jack Tabat scored eight points, and Leonard King chipped in six points.

In the Freshman White game, the Tigers rallied for a 13-7 fourth quarter to give themselves a 37-33 win over the Panthers.

The game was a tight battle, as the Tigers trailed Midway at the end of the first quarter, 10-9, and at the end of the first half, 17-16.

The Panthers edged out to a 26-24 advantage after three quarter.

Belton managed to outscore the Panthers by six points in the final quarter for the win.

Dickson scored 11 points to lead the Tigers. Mark Juarez added six points for Belton, who travels to Copperas Cove on Friday night.