8th grade versus Beckendorff
December 13, 2013By Phillip Soliz of Morton Ranch Junior High School
The 8th grade boys “A” team bottled up the Beckendorff Bears last night 54-19. Leading the way was CJ Washington with 27 points,7 rebounds, Jonathan Liu with 10 points and Shawn Thomas With 8 points and 5 steals. The defense was led by Edmond Thomas with several big rebounds and key steals to shut the Bears down. The A team improves to 2-0 for the season and look to keep on rolling.
The 8th Grade Gold (B) Maverick Basketball Team defeated Beckendorff JH in a thrilling overtime victory last night at BDJH. The Mavericks came back from an 11 point deficit to send the game into overtime and sealed the victory by a final score of 55-53. Player of the Game was Brian Smith with 10 points in the game and 4 steals late in the 4th quarter. Other key players were Kamaru Dorsey with 15 points and Simon Lueth with 9 points. Now sitting at 2-0 for the season.
The 8th grade C team beat Breckenridge JH Monday night at Breckenridge. The Mavericks started out slow having a hard time putting the ball in the basket. In the second half the Mavericks came out excited and ready for battle pulling out a 27-24 victory. The offensive players of the game were Casey Simmons with 7 points and Adrian DeJesus with 12 points. Defensive player was Marcus Guajardo. Also, 2-0 for the season.
Mavericks A team play here Thursday in the Katy ISD Tournament at 5:30 and 6:30 against Seven Lakes and Wood Creek and Saturday at 9:00 AM against McDonald JH and 11:00 AM against McMeans JH. The next regular season game will be after the Christmas break against Memorial Parkway on Jan. 8th.