Belton JV 56, Harker Heights 59
The JV Tigers played the JV Harker heights knights and were defeated with a score of 56-59 in a game that came down to overtime. The Tigers started off the game shooting well and ended the first quarter with a score of 18-16. The Tigers kept up their scoring in the second quarter and were able to take the game in to half time leading with a score of 26-24. The second half is when the knights made their come back and were able to get shots in the paint that led the game going into overtime with a score of 53-53. I’m over time the knights were able to out muscle the tigers in the paint and won the game with a final score of 59-56. Scorning for the tigers was led by EJ Foutz with 13 points, and Aaron Rhodes with 12 points. The Tigers will be back in action Friday, January 19th at Killeen High School at 5:30 pm.
Belton 9th Red 31, Harker Heights 67
Today the Boys Freshman Red basketball team traveled to Harker Heights to take on the Knights. The Tigers had a rough start in the first quarter, allowing the Knights 24 to the Tigers’ 7. In the second half, Belton had a small surge but was unable to close in on Heights. In the second half, the Tigers couldn’t get a run and the Knights continued to pull away. Final score: 67-31 Knights. Lead scorer for the Tigers was Carlo with 8. The Tigers are now 10-4 overall and 4-3 in district.
Belton 9th White 15, Harker Heights 40
Today the Boys Freshman White basketball team traveled to Harker Heights to take on the Knights. The Tigers had a rough start in the first quarter, allowing the Knights 11 to the Tigers’ 4. In the second quarter the Tigers were unable to close in on Heights, allowing to pull away on a 18 point run. In the second half, the Tigers couldn’t catch a spark and the Knights continued to pull away. Final score: 40-15 Knights. Lead scorers were Muselman and Mcrae.