Lovejoy JV Red Boys Take Down McKinney North
The JV Red team found themselves behind by as many as six points in the first period as the Bulldogs from McKinney North were red hot behind the arc making four three pointers in the first period. Despite being behind while on the road the Leopards kept their composure and clawed back to tie the game at the end of the first 17-17. In the second, Lovejoy clamped down on defense only allowing seven points in the period while freshman Chris Newton poured in six points for the Leopards to take a 31-24 lead at halftime. Sophomore John Green came out of the half with the hot hand for Lovejoy netting six points in the period including a three pointer that helped the Leopards extend their lead to 41-36 heading into the fourth. The Leopards made seven of ten at the free throw line including four straight by freshman Hayes Anderson to take the win 56-43 over the Bulldogs. Leading scorers for JV Red: John Green 14 points, Chris Newton 9 points, Hayes Anderson 9 points, Mikey Billingsley 6 points, Andy Bankes 6 points.