Falcon Basketball Teams Pick Up Victories over Jackrabbits

On Tuesday January 8, the Forney ISD basketball teams squared off against each other in some key District 13-5A games. Here are the recaps of those games.

Boys Game: North Forney 57 Forney High school 33.

Led by a balanced scoring attack, the North Forney Falcon varsity boys’ basketball team defeated Forney High School by a count of 57-33. With the victory, North Forney improves to 2-1 in District 13-5A play. Forney High School falls to 0-4 in District action.

Overall, nine different Falcons scored points in this game. In fact, North Forney had two players score in double figures. Those players were Tre Summers (12 points) and Jonathyn Williams (12 points). It also should be noted that North Forney never trailed in this game. The Falcons raced out to a 7-0 lead in this game and from there they never looked back on their way to victory.

At half time, North Forney led 26-16. Then in the 3rd quarter, North Forney dominated play as they outscored the Jackrabbits 21-9 in the frame to build a 47-25 advantage.

In the 4th quarter, North Forney pushed their lead up to a game high 25 points at 52-27. After that, North Forney coasted home for the victory.

Other notable contributors for North Forney in this game were Justin Miles (9 points-7 of his points cane in the 4th quarter) and Dario Woodson (9 points—All of his points came on three-point shots). For Forney High School, they were led in scoring during this game by Addison Haley (12 points).

 

                                    1st   2nd    3rd    4th    Total

North Forney School      16    10       21     10      57

Forney High School         9      7         9       8      33

 

North Forney Scoring Summary: Tre Summers 12, Jonathyn Williams 12, Justin Miles 9, Dario Woodson 9, Xavier Thornton 5, Gavin Sterling 4, Keilan Jackson 3, Caillou Collins 2., and Jawuan Turner 1.

Forney High School Scoring Summary: Addison Haley 12, David Morales 6, Seth Banda 5, Corby Filice 4, Tay Smith 3, Caden Byrd 2, and Luke Smith 1.

 

Girls Game: North Forney 48 Forney High School 39

After a hard fought first quarter, this game was tied at 9-all. But then, during the 2nd and 3rd quarters, North Forney outscored Forney High School by a count of 34-22 to build a 43-31 advantage. From there, the Lady Falcons coasted home for the victory.

A key stat in the game was this: North Forney won the rebounding battle by a count of 39-23.

Individually for North Forney, Chanler Brock led the way offensively in this game with 13 points (12 of her points cane during the 1st -3rd quarters). For Forney High School, their top scorer was Bracie Vaughn (9 points).

With this victory, North Forney improves to 4-1 in District 13-5A play. Forney High School falls to 1-5 in District action.

 

                                         1st   2nd   3rd   4th  Total

North Forney High School     9    17     17      5      48

Forney High School              9    11     11      8       39

 

North Forney Scoring Summary: Chanler Brock 13, Janiya Hill 8, Lauren Chambers 7, Jordan Hammon 5, Megan Kissi 4, Jordan Oliver 4, Dariya Duffie 3, Kyla Samuels 2, and Raven Busby 2.
Forney High School Scoring Summary: Bracie Vaughn 9, Tenahe Fletcher 6, Starr Desmond 6, Zavannah Rodriquez 5, Brantlee Pate 4, Jada Turner 4, Kayla Stewart 4, and Katie 1.

 

Current District 13-5A Varsity Girls Basketball Standings (As of January 8, 2019)

Mesquite Poteet 5-0

North Forney 4-1

Lancaster 3-2

Kaufman 3-2

West Mesquite 2-3

Forney High School 1-5

Terrell 0-5

 

Tuesday’s Results (1/8/2019)

North Forney 48 Forney High School 39

Mesquite Poteet 48 Lancaster 23

Kaufman 39 West Mesquite 28

Terrell had the Bye For the January 8th Games.

Current District 13-5A Varsity Boys Basketball Standings (As of January 8, 2019)

Lancaster 3-0

Mesquite Poteet 3-1

North Forney 2-1

Kaufman 2-1

West Mesquite 1-3

Terrell 1-2

Forney High School 0-4

 

Tuesday’s Results (1/8/2019)

North Forney 57 Forney High School 39

Lancaster 79 Mesquite Poteet 71

Kaufman 63 West Mesquite 58

Terrell had the Bye for the January 8th Games.

 

 

Michael Morrill
Sports Director

 

 

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