The Lakehill Prep Middle School Boys Basketball team capped off their season with a resounding 40-18 win over the Akiba Bulldogs in the IAA Championship Game on Monday night at the Winston School.
With the win, Lakehill finishes the season with an amazing 16-1 record. The Warriors' lone loss was to Akiba back in December, making Monday's win doubly special.
Lakehill quickly jumped out to a 17-2 lead after the first quarter, and led 29-5 at the half in route to an easy victory. All ten players participated in the game, with parents and fans joining the team on the floor for the post-game trophy presentation and celebration.
The Lakehill Middle School girls team ended their season with a tough 36-27 loss to Dallas Covenant in the Girls IAA Championship Game.
After a back-and-forth first half, the Lady Warriors and Lady Knights continued trading baskets until an 8-0 run by Covenant late in the third quarter gave them a small cushion. In the fourth quarter, Lakehill tried several times to cut into the Lady Knights lead, but Covenant made several key baskets to ultimately secure the win. Despite falling just short of the title, the Lady Warriors completed a very successful year with a final record of 9-2.