Melissa picked up a 57-53 road win at Bonham on Tuesday, Jan. 24, as sophomore Junior Castleberry’s 17 points led the way for the Cardinals and junior Josh Wood added 16 more. Melissa led, 31-21, at halftime then withstood a late Bonham push to even its record at 2-2 as the district slate nears its midpoint. The Warriors’ Xzavion Epps blew up for a game-high 25 points this night, including three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as Bonham (0-4) posted a 21-11 rally.

Melissa, Celina, Aubrey and Princeton now make up a 2-2 logjam for second place in District 11-4A, behind 3-1 Anna.