GCM outlasts Eagles

Goose Creek Memorial’s Gage Marshall defends a shot by Barbers Hill’s Bryce Smith during Tuesday night basketball action at the Barbers Hill Fieldhouse.   

Sun photo by Chris Cody

The Goose Creek Memorial Patriots remain unbeaten in District 17-5A play as they defeated No. 17 ranked Barbers Hill in a 67-65 overtime thriller at the Barbers Hill Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.

GCM is now 2-0 in league play and 10-12 overall. Barbers Hill is now 1-1 in district and 17-5 overall. With the Eagles loss, they are among six teams including Baytown Lee, Baytown Sterling, Crosby, Port Arthur Memorial and Port Neches-Groves with identical district records.

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