The Robert E. Lee Ganders basketball team showed a home crowd Tuesday night what their best play looks like.
Santa Fe took the brunt of the best REL performance this season as Marc Hall scored 21 points, Adrian Boston chipped in with 16 points and Keke Davis added 12 points for the Ganders (7-21, 2-8) as all eight players who suited up scored.
It was apparent from the start that REL was ready to go, leading 16-9 after the first quarter and then 31-17 at the intermission.
“It was a big game for Marc - he was the difference maker,” REL head coach Seth Due said. “Keke was very dominant taking care of the ball and had a big first half to make sure we were getting he shots that we needed.”
Texas City boys 65, GCM 39
Dariyus Woodson scored 22 points for GCM which fell to 4-6 in District 22-5A play.
La Porte boys 55, RSS 52
Kyle Arclies scored 24 points for Sterling but it wasn’t enough.
“I thought our kids fought hard to get back into the game after falling down early,” RSS head coach Greg Smith said.
Crosby boys 68, Ball 56
GCM girls 52, Texas City 19
Alex Haymon scored 26 points for the winning Lady Patriots (18-14, 9-3) who clinched a spot in the bi-district round of the Class 5A playoffs.
“We came out very aggressive and outscored Texas City 19-3 in the first quarter,” GCM head coach Briceida Razo said. We got a big contribution from our bench.”
BCA boys 56, Spring Founders 31
The Bulldogs are now 15-5 overall and 10-0 in district play after Kyron Pitre 19 points and Jakob Wheatfall added 18 points in the win.
RSS girls 63, La Porte 42
Aaliyah Jordan scored 17 points, Precious Johnson added 15 points and Bailee St. Romain chipped in with 11 points for the winning Lady Rangers.
REL girls 68, Santa Fe 40
Alyssa Ruiz scored 29 points, Devyn Burris added 13 points and nine rebounds and Chloe Shelby poured in 13 points for REL who is 3-9 in district play.
Dalanna Carter scored 36 points and Rachel Sarlls added 20 points for Barbers Hill (29-4, 10-0).
“We played great pressure man defense,” Barbers Hill head coach Bryan Harris said.