The junior high boys’ basketball teams started the season on positive notes and continued that success against the Bay City Blackcats.
The eighth grade A-team defeated Bay City, 45-17.
Mason Klotz and Ryder Ramirez each scored a game-high eight points to help lead their team to their second victory in as many games. Hayden Wernecke, D’vonne Hmielewski, and Parker Deberry also chipped in with seven points apiece and some big defensive plays.
The B-team from eighth grade beat the Blackcats by a 41-4 margin. Blake Svoboda had a huge game with 17 points and a ton of steals to help his team to the big win. Amador Lopez also had a great game with eight points and lots of great hustle plays. B team is now also 2-0 on the season
Seventh grade A-teamers took down Bay City, 25-23. Maurice Wigfall scored nine and David Kainer scored four to lead their team to a grind-it-out victory. Ray Ellis and Rylan Reichardt also pulled down big rebounds to help secure the victory and move the record to 2-0 on the season as well.
Finally, the seventh grade B-team defeated the Blackcats 18-13. Shamar Taylor and Ethan Williams each had a team-high six points to help their team to the big win. Chris Macool, Zach Barreintos, and Gage Bowen helped their team with a ton of great defensive plays as well. B team improves to 2-0 on the season.
On the girls’ side, both seventh and eighth graders split their matchups with Bay City but still received sizable contributions throughout.
The A-team of eighth grade fell just short by a 29-26 score but the B-team grabbed a win, 19-15.
Seventh graders on the A-team earned a win as well, outscoring the Blackcats, 22-13. Grace Eschenburg led the way with eight points while Avery Dittert and Blair Kram helped solidify the defense to secure a win for Sealy.
The B-team nearly made it a seventh-grade sweep but fell by only one point despite Ana Flores’ eight-point performance. The final score read 21-20 but Julieta Villagomez and Cameron Santos stood out for the defense.
Karizma Walker added six points of her own and Kenna Schram wasn’t far behind with four.