Camryn Thompson hangs on tight for the Warriors.
Photo by David Crutchfield.
The Lakehill preparatory School Varsity Girls basketball team hosted rival Dallas Covenant on February 13 for the annual Senior Night game. The girls secured second place in the district with a 56-21 victory. The team held Covenant scoreless in the first quarter and didn't allow more than eight points per quarter the rest of the game. Offensively, they were paced by senior Maia Heard who had 28 points, six rebounds, and nine steals on the night. JuniorSamantha Caldwell chipped in ten points and freshman point guard Charity Abengowe had eight points and seven steals.
Following the big win, the team spent Winter Break practicing and preparing for the playoffs. In their last home game of the season the girls defeated Waco Vanguard by a score of 60-35 on February 18 in the Bi-District round of the State Playoffs. The win earned the girls the Bi-District Championship and advanced them to the Sweet Sixteen round. Heard led the team again with 27 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks and 5 steals. Junior Kelly Werther put in a season-best performance with 15 points and 15 rebounds.
The team will travel to Texoma on Saturday to play in the Regional Semi-Finals. Tip-off is at 1:00 p.m.