Anna boys sitting at 5-2; girls looking for 1st district win

By Rick Bailey
For the Anna-Melissa Tribune

Anna - The Anna Coyote boys basketball team is sitting at 5-2 in the District 9-4A race. The Coyotes picked up two wins this past week. They traveled to Celina to get a 60-55 win and got another win against Gainesville 66-48. 

The District 9-4A race finds Melissa (6-1/10-6) in the top spot with Van Alstyne (5-1/10-8) holding down second place. The remainder of the district includes: Anna (5-2/14-5), Celina (4-3/13-9), Aubrey (2-4/7-8), Gainesville (1-5/5-11) and Sanger 0-7/3-13). 

This week’s District 9-4A schedule for the boys includes January 19: Anna at Sanger, Melissa at Gainesville and Aubrey at Van Alstyne; January 22: Van Alstyne at Anna and Gainesville at Celina; January 26: Melissa at Van Alstyne, Anna at Aubrey and Celina at Sanger. 

Anna girls basketball recap - 

The Anna Lady Coyotes are currently sitting at 0-6 in district and 4-14 on the season according to MaxPreps. They played Celina on January 12 and Gainesville on January 15, but no scores were reported. 

Melissa (7-1/15-4) and Sanger (7-1/14-5) are tied up at the top of the standings in the District 9-4A race. The remainder of the district standings are as follows: Aubrey 6-3/8-7), Van Alstyne (5-3/11-7), Celina (2-6/7-3), Anna (0-6/4-14) and Gainesville (0-7/0-15). 

According to MaxPreps this week’s District 9-4A matchups for the girls include January 19: Van Alstyne at Aubrey, Sanger at Anna and Gainesville at Melissa.