Anna girls 0-6, boys 3-1 in district

By Rick Bailey
Anna-Melissa Tribune
Cardinals Mia Ellis (2) in the lane vs Anna at the Melissa Gym Friday night, Jan 8, 2021.  Rog Pachuta/

ANNA - The Anna Lady Coyotes are currently sitting at 0-6 in district and 4-14 on the season after dropping a February 8 matchup with Melissa 85-11. The Lady Coyotes are scheduled to host Celina in a game on February 12. 

Melissa (6-1/15-4) sits at the top of the District 9-4A race. Sanger (5-1/12-5) is the only other district opponent with just one loss. The remainder of the district standings are as follows: Van Alstyne (5-2/11-6), Aubrey (5-2/7-6), Celina (2-5/7-12), Anna (0-6/4-14) and Gainesville (0-6/0-14).

This week’s District 9-4A matchups for the girls include January 12 Celina at Anna, Gainesville at Aubrey and Sanger at Van Alstyne; along with January 15: Aubrey at Sanger, Anna at Gainesville, Melissa at Celina; and on January 19: Van Alstyne at Aubrey, Gainesville at Melissa and Sanger at Anna. 

RyAnne Smith (25) with a layup vs Anna at the Melissa Gym Friday night, Jan 8, 2021.

Anna Boys recap

The Anna Coyote boys basketball team is sitting at 3-1 in the District 9-4A race after the holiday break. Anna is scheduled to travel to Celina on Tuesday, February 12.  

The District 9-4A race finds Melissa (4-1/8-6) and Van Alstyne (4-1/9-8) are sitting at the top spot. Celina (3-1/12-7) and Anna (3-1/12-4) share the second spot at this point in the race. The remainder of the district includes: Aubrey (1-3/6-7), Gainesville (1-4/6-10) and Sanger (0-5/3-11).

This week’s District 9-4A schedule for the boys includes January 12: Aubrey at Gainesville, Anna at Celina and Van Alstyne at Sanger; along with January 15: Celina at Melissa, Sanger at Aubrey and Gainesville at Anna; also on January 16: Celina at Aubrey; and on January 19: Anna at Sanger, Aubrey at Van Alstyne and Melissa at Gainesville.