The Melissa seventh grade basketball team claimed a district championship at the District Tournament held at Anna High School on Feb. 15. The Cardinals basketball district includes Anna, Aubrey, Bonham, Community and Princeton. Melissa defeated Princeton 29-17 in the second round and advanced to defeat Aubrey 42-31 in the championship game. The win over Aubrey was the young Cardinals’ seventh in row and highlighted their 11-4 championship season. Pictured, top row, from left: Jack Greer, Lawton Rikel, Kris Blevins, Matt Hahn, Dillon Youngblood, Collin O’Neal and Coach Jim Miller; bottom row, from left: Jackson Scribner; Kennedy Lewis, Dion Galbreath, Kenneth Castleberry and Hunter Sparks.