District 5-5A’s Sherman Bearcats handed the Anna Coyotes their first loss of the season, 74-58, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in non-district action at Sherman High School. Senior Elijah Smith led Anna with 23 points, followed by 15 points from senior Keamoni Mattocks, the only other Coyote in double-digits this night.


The Bearcats pulled away from Anna (3-1) in the decisive second quarter to lead, 40-28, at halftime and weren’t threatened again. Sherman (3-1) had four players register double-digit points, including Ravon Hester with 18, Femonte Dowdy and Jeremy Norvell with 15 each and Daishawn Nelson with 13.