The Brook Hill Lady Guard ran into a buzz saw on Tuesday night losing a district match up to undefeated in league play, McKinney Christian, 60-25, in the girl’s varsity contest on Tuesday night at Brook Hill’s Herrington Sports Complex.
The Guard boys team however made it a league split, winning the finale of the night with a 59-28, win to improve the Guard record to 18-11 and 7-1 in league play.
McKinney Christian will play host to Dallas Lutheran on Friday night in a League doubleheader beginning with the girls game at 6 p.m.
Brook Hill will hit the road to play league-leading, Yvanah Academy of Dallas, on Thursday. Girl’s tip-off is set for 6 p.m. and the boys to follow at 7 p.m.
McKinney Christian Academy 60, Brook Hill 25
Coming into Tuesday night’s TAPPS district matchup, the Lady Mustangs had been averaging 62-points while holding the opposition in league play to 12-points per outing.
McKinney Christian continued the district roll jumping out to a 22-3 advantage after one period, and the lead growing to over 40-points, with a 47-7, cushion at halftime. Alf-court trap defensive ploy for McKinney kept the Lady Guard in check with single digits in each quarter.
A tenacious switch from full court pressure to gain a 40-point lead at 43-3 before Avery Langemeier and Charlie Niles made back-to-back buckets in the last 2:22 of the half to close it to the 47-7, MCA lead.
Julie James led the Lady Mustangs (15-6; 8-0), with 22-points and nine rebounds to go with four assists and three steals in the game. Teammates Kayoe Zanetell scored 14-points, and Sarah Grubbs added 12-points in the win.
Brook Hill (9-10), got a team-high, 11-points from Langemeier, nailing three, 3-pointers in the loss. Charlie Niles and Emily Webb added five-point, and four-points respectively for the Lady Guard in the setback.