McDonald’s invite

The Barbers Hill girls basketball program finished in third place of the Division 2 Gold Bracket in the McDonald’s Texas Invitational Saturday at Pasadena High School.

The Lady Eagles (12-1) lost their first game of the season, 50-36 against Clear Falls earlier in the day before wrapping up with a 58-38 victory over Cy-Fair.

“We head into the Thanksgiving break 12-1 and still trying to get better,” Barbers Hill head coach Bryan Harris said. 

The Crosby girls (3-6) took second place in the Division 2 Bronze bracket with a 49-35 win over Pasadena Memorial and then a 52-27 loss to Deer Park to wrap up play.

On the boys side, both Sterling (1-5) and Crosby dropped their final games on Saturday.

Sterling dropped a 70-43 decision against Brazoswood to finish last in the Pool B Silver Bracket while the Cougars (4-2) defeat Houston Lamar 63-58, to take third place.

GCM sweeps

The Lady Patriots moved to 6-1 overall and wrapped a 4-0 run at the Sharpstown Showcase this weekend.

Saturday, the GCM girls beat Stratford 51-34 and Houston Furr 90-21.

Against Stratford, Alex Haymon led the way with 24 points and Emani Babin and Reahnna Roberts scored 26 and 18 points respectively to wrap the tourney over Furr.

“This showcase allowed for my younger kids to get lots of minutes and experience,” GCM head coach Briceida Razo said.

RSS drops final 2

The Sterling Lady Rangers are now 3-4 this season following losses to Lutheran South (36-32) an Tomball (55-47) Saturday on the final day of the Houston Christian Invitational.

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