Middle school roundup: Navo explodes for 21 in fourth to beat McMath in opener

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The Navo Panthers used a 21-point fourth quarter to break open a tight game and cruise to a 41-28 victory over the McMath Tigers in eighth-grade A-team action Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.

Wyatt Folsom and Connor Cocchiarella took high scoring honors for McMath with eight points apiece, with Dylan Baker and CJ Herrera each adding six.

Navo won the B-team game 31-14, and McMath won the C-team game 22-8.

 

Calhoun seventh-grade A 33, Crownover 29

The Calhoun Cougars rallied from a 26-23 deficit after three quarters to take a 33-29 victory over the Crownover Cowboys.

Dylan Bourey and Conner Riddle had seven points apiece and Trevon Turner and Trent Hunter each added four to lead Crownover. Dabira Ogunwyi led the Cowboys with six rebounds.

 

Crownover seventh-grade B 34, Calhoun 22

The Crownover Cowboys jumped out to a seven-point first-quarter lead and never looked back in rolling to a 12-point victory over Calhoun.

Kyle Ingram led Crownover with 11 points while Arian Bhat added eight points.

 

Crownover seventh-grade C 12, Calhoun 8

Garrett Keuer and Jakob Machuca scored four points apiece as the Crownover Cowboys edged the Calhoun Cougars in a season opener.

 

McMath seventh-grade A 39, Navo 19

The McMath Tigers outscored Navo 27-9 in the second half to pull away for a 20-point victory.

Tyrus Johnson led the Tigers with 20 points while AJ Johnson added eight and Noah Gerdes finished with five.

 

Girls

Harpool eighth-grade A 37, Strickland 17

Lauren Heard poured in 16 points to lead Harpool to a 20-point victory over Strickland.

Sydney Swann and Destany Hall added six points apiece for the Lady Longhorns.

 

Harpool eighth-grade B 17, Strickland 16

The Harpool Lady Longhorns were held scoreless in the first quarter but rallied to take a 1-point victory over Strickland.

Bailey Moss led the scoring for Harpool with six points.

 

Harpool eighth-grade C 26, Strickland 7

Harpool used a big second half to break open a tight game en route to a 19-point victory over Strickland.

Brynn Warnack led the scoring for Harpool with 10 points while Elle Bigelow added eight.

 

Navo eighth-grade A 36, McMath 19

The Navo Lady Panthers rallied from a two-point halftime deficit to take a 17-point victory over McMath.

Lindsay DeVore had seven points and Lily Mansour added five to lead McMath.

 

Navo eighth-grade B 23, McMath 16

Navo outscored the McMath Lady Tigers 9-2 in overtime to take the victory.

Jade Townes led McMath with 13 points.

 

Crownover eighth-grade A 47, Calhoun 5

The Crownover Lady Cowboys used balanced scoring to roll to a 42-point victory over Calhoun.

Avery Priddy led the effort with eight points, while Olivia Boisen, Lindsey Rockwell and Jordan Walters had six points apiece.

 

Crownover eighth-grade B 34, Calhoun 10

Mackenzie Sealy scored 12 points while Emily Hunt and Emily Clay each had six as the Lady Cowboys overpowered Calhoun.

 

Crownover eighth-grade C 14, Calhoun 6

Savannah Keller and N’Bushe Settles had four points apiece to lead Crownover past the Lady Cougars.

 

Navo seventh-grade A 32, McMath 17

The Navo Panthers held the McMath Tigers to two first-quarter points and no points in the fourth quarter en route to a season-opening win.

Kate Cowan led McMath with eight points while Holly Higgs added five points. Alyssa Williamson and Brianna Wolford played well defensively for the Tigers.

 

Navo seventh-grade B 23, McMath 14

The Navo Lady Panthers erased a six-point first-quarter deficit to take an 11-8 halftime lead and then pulled away in the second half against McMath.

Citlali Vasquez and Emma Abel had six points apiece for Navo while Kiara Blas added four.

Kiarra Ibarra led McMath with 10 points.

 

Navo seventh-grade C 34, McMath 8

Navo jumped out to a 12-point first-half lead and outscored McMath 20-4 in the second half for a 26-point victory.

Tanzia Pritchet led Navo with eight points while Regan Corley added six.

Destiny Woods led the scoring for McMath with four points.

 

Harpool seventh-grade A 32, Strickland 5

The Harpool Lady Longhorns held Strickland scoreless for the first three quarters in a season-opening, 27-point victory.

Sofia Martinez led the scoring for Harpool with 10 points while Alexiss Benton added eight and Katherine Silvaggio had six.

 

Harpool seventh-grade B 30, Strickland 7

Sophie Ramirez pumped in seven points and MarLynn Hickson added six as the Lady Longhorns rolled to a 23-point victory over Strickland to open the season.

 

Harpool seventh-grade C 12, Strickland 8

The Harpool Lady Longhorns held Strickland to just one basket in the first half to secure a season-opening victory.

Gracie Cox and Eli Agawu each had four points for Harpool.

 

Crownover seventh-grade A 43, Calhoun 0

Ashley Schroeder had 12 points while Taylor Wallace added eight and Reagan Hubbard seven as the Crownover Lady Cowboys blanked Calhoun.

 

Crownover seventh-grade B 54, Calhoun 2

Cami Rockwell poured in 12 points while Ariel Brown and Brianna Leeds had eight apiece as Crownover was just too much for the Calhoun Lady Cougars.

 

Crownover seventh-grade C 12, Calhoun 6

Kenzi Valadez scored eight points to lead the Lady Cowboys past Calhoun.


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