Lady Hawks lose district opener
RED OAK - The Lady Hawks opened district play on Wednesday, Dec. 17 against the Mesquite Poteet Lady Pirates.
The Lady Hawks found themselves down early and had a hard time stopping the inside game of Mesquite.
By half time the Lady Hawks were down by 14.
The Lady Hawks continued to fight all game long and got within five points in the fourth, but the Lady Pirates held off the Lady Hawks each time they made a run.
Mesquite was able to get multiple shots and score off offensive rebounds while the Lady Hawks had a difficult time getting shot to fall.
The Lady Hawks lost the game 27-40.
The Lady Hawks lost a close district game against Forney at Forney on Friday, Dec. 19, 40-49.
The JV Lady Hawks just keep on winning.
Coach Jones has the girls playing good team basketball.
The score stayed close through three periods then the JV girls started their run.
The defense became more aggressive and ended up with numerous steals and fast break points.
The JV girls went on to win 57-31 and beat a good Mesquite team.
The freshman girls were in a tough game too.
Their game stayed close until the final buzzer sounded.
Both teams had a chance to win this game, but it would be Mesquite that squeaked by the Lady Hawks 28-33.
The Lady Hawks will play their next home game Jan. 6, 2009 when they host West Mesquite.
Come out and support your Lady Hawks basketball teams.
Forney Box Scores:
Red Oak at Forney
Friday, Dec. 19, 2008
Red Oak 40 Forney 49
1 2 3 4 Final
Red Oak 4 13 6 17 —40
Forney 7 10 8 24 —49
RO: Bre Burkes 14, Christina Sevier 10, Danyel Harris 5, Kaytlin Smith 4, Raquel Dent 3, Lauren Stewart 2, Brittany Lacy 2.