JV Red Girls Basketball Battles Wylie East
The JV (Red) Lady Leopards opened district play on January 4th at Lovejoy High School. The game was a competitive game that saw both teams trade leads throughout as neither team could pull away. Lovejoy took the early lead in the first period 9-8 with Soli Stubbs scoring 7 points and Salena Jacob contributing two points. In the second period Isabel Martinez scored 4 points and Stubbs added 5 points for the Lady Leopards as they took a slim 18-17 lead into half. In the third period Molly Gornell accounted for 5 points and Stubbs netted 3 points for Lovejoy but Wylie East claimed the lead headed into the final period 27-26. Lovejoy made several runs in the final period and tied the game late on hot shooting from Kailyn Allen (5 pts), Gornell (4 pts) and Hallel Pang (3 pts) but were unable to complete the comeback falling 41-38 to Wylie East. Soli Stubbs led the Lady Leopards in scoring with 14 points.