Winter Sports Recap

Raegan Huffman, Staff Reporter

Winter Sports have gone into full swing as the new semester begins. The basketball and wrestling teams continue their seasons while the soccer teams begin theirs. 

The basketball teams have each played a few games so far this semester. Varsity boys lost their game on Jan. 4 against Fort Worth Christian; the final score was 49-44. On Jan. 7 they played Abeline Wylie and lost 54-45. Their next game is an away district game against Azle on Friday, Jan. 14. 

“Even though we are on a losing streak, our plan is to come back and finish the season strong,” senior Dylan Keith said. 

Varsity Girls Basketball played Glen Rose on Jan. 3, and lost 60-29. They also lost against Brewer on Jan. 7, with a score of 44-41. On Jan. 11, they lost 63-59 against Granbury. Their next game is on Friday, Jan. 14 against Azle. JV plays at 5, and varsity plays at 6:15. 

The varsity boys soccer team recently played in the Colleyville Heritage tournament, which lasted Jan. 6-8. They lost the first game of the tournament, which was against Burleson. The final score was 1-0. They also lost 3-0 against Nimitz on Jan. 7. The final game of the tournament was against Timber Creek on Jan. 8, and they lost 7-0. On Jan. 11, they lost 6-0 against Crowley. 

Their next game is Jan. 13, which is the first game of the Moritz Kia tournament. 

The varsity girls soccer team recently competed in the Highway 287 tournament, which also lasted Jan. 6-8. On Jan. 6, they lost to Midlothian Heritage by a score of 3-2. 

“The first game against Midlothian Heritage was a really great effort by the team. Just having soccer again is so fun, and I’m excited to see how this season plays out,” senior Emma Bathurst said. 

The team also lost their game on Jan. 7 against Forney. The final score was 3-1. The final game of the tournament was on Jan. 8 against Red Oak, which ended in a tie of 1-1. They played Richland on Jan. 11, and won 3-0. 

Their next game is Jan. 18 against Northwest at 5:30. 

The boys’ and girls’ wrestling teams have also been competing in tournaments. The varsity girls competed in the Lamar invitational tournament on Jan. 7, and the varsity boys competed in the Azle tournament on Jan. 8. 

The next tournament for varsity boys and girls is at Northwest on Jan.12. JV boys will compete in their next tournament on Jan.19 at Frisco Emerson.