GPISD Middle School Boys Hoops Scoop

by dentonramsey

GPISD Middle School Boys Hoops Scoop


By Denton Ramsey / Sports Editor


Jackson 52, Lee 33

The Jackson 8th Grade Boys A-Team defeated Lee, 52-33 on Dec. 14 at Lee Middle School.

Leading scorers for Jackson were Deion Houston with 13 points and Trey Norris with 8 points.

Jackson 63, Lee 46

The Jackson 7th Grade Boys A-Team knocked off Lee, 63-46 on Dec. 14 at Lee Middle School.

Leading scorers for Jackson were Aram Hernandez with 19 points, Javon Austin with 15 points and Marquinton Grant with 14 points.

Kennedy 62, Arnold 34

The Kennedy 8th Grade Boys A-Team destroyed Arnold, 62-34 on Dec. 14 at Kennedy Middle School.

And the Kennedy Longhorns made a statement, scoring quickly off defensive turnovers to take a commanding lead.

The Longhorns outscored the Tigers in every quarter, out-hustling their opponent on defense and scoring key baskets off the transition game.

Offensively, every Longhorn scored and it was total team defense that helped to seal the victory.

Leading scorers for Kennedy were Adrian Ybarra, Davion Washington, Nathan Ontiveros and Michael Burnet.

Brent Hornsby, Adrian Najera, Anthony Martinez and Enrique Lorado made key steals on defense to help propel the Longhorns to a blowout victory.

Kennedy 40, Arnold 33

The Kennedy 7th Grade Longhorns Boys A-Team opened their season with a 40-33 victory over the Arnold Tigers on Dec. 14 at Kennedy Middle School.

The Longhorns played well on defense, overcoming an early deficit.

After being tied at halftime, the Longhorns stepped up on offense in the second half – outscoring the Tigers in each period.

The leading scorers for Kennedy were Derrick Morrison, Dion Beard, Preston Price, Curtis Boyce and Valitin Rodriguez.

Jeff Otis, Chris Armijo and Jordan Wright made big plays for the Longhorns on defense.


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