Lion teams rack up big wins

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Lion teams rack up big wins

Braxton Coker reaches back for a rebound.

Roby and Rotan met Tuesday night in Rotan with Roby winning both games. The Lady Lions and Lady Hammers played an exciting, close, hard fought game; with the Lady Lions Brynlie Johnson sinking two free throws with 7 seconds remaining to take the lead 39-37. The Lady Lions jumped out to an 8-2 lead but saw the Lady Hammers whittle away at it; taking the lead with 3:33 remaining in the first half. The Lady Lions responded quickly; regaining the lead and held the lead 19-16 at the half. The third period was low scoring, ending with the Lady Lions leading by one point 26-25. The fourth period had numerous lead changes with Brynlie Johnson scoring 8 of her 12 points in the final 2 minutes of the game; 6 from the free throw line. Two Lady Lions were in double digits with Emilea Cole leading with 14; followed by Brynlie Johnson 12, also scoring for the Lady Lions were Berkley Johnson 8 points, Mackenzie Castillo 3 points, and Laney Stewart with 2 points. Rebounding for the Lady Lions were Emilea Cole 8, Brynlie Johnson 7, Mackenzie Castillo 3, Berkley Johnson 2, Hilda Gutierrez 1, and Laney Stewart 1.

The Lions defeated the Hammers 50-37 in their game. The Lions were only up by 3 at half, but jumped out to a 6-1 run in the third period and a 12-7 run in the fourth period sealed the win. The Lions had two players in double digits, Braxton Coker and Brady Faucett, and one player with a double double, Brady Faucett. Stats: Braxton Coker 15 points, 6 rebounds, Brady Faucett 12 points, 10 rebounds, Brennan Faucett 9 points, 6 rebounds, Ethan Hernandez 6 points, 9 rebounds, Jake Byers 5 points, 5 rebounds, Drew Carreon 1 rebound.

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