Melissa boys, girls sitting at the top of District 9-4A comps
Melissa - The Melissa Lady Cardinals (6-1/15-4) continued to cruise through District 9-4A with two more wins over the past week. After beginning 2021 with a 56-33 win over Van Alstyne the Lady Cardinals got two more district wins in a convincing fashion.
On January 5, Melissa took a 65-41 win and on Friday, January 8 they blew out Anna 85-11.
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.
Melissa Boys basketball recap-
The Melissa Cardinal boys basketball team held onto their top spot and now are sitting at 4-1 in the District 9-4A race. The Cardinals got their fourth district win over Aubrey 74-64 on January 5.
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.