Girls Junior Varsity Basketball · JV girls basketball defeats Waco in 32-29 battle


WACO – The Tem-Cat junior varsity earned a hard fought 32-29 road victory over Waco on Friday afternoon in District 12-6A action.

Temple struggle to slow down the Lady Lions in the first quarter as Waco raced out to a 15-9 lead after one quarter of play. However, the Tem-Cats turned up the defensive pressure and shut out the Lady Lions in the second quarter to take a 3 point lead into halftime at 18-15. Each team scored 11 points in the second half which was good enough for the Tem-Cats to earn the district win.

Quinteria Russell and Tamera Copeland led the Tem-Cats with 8 points apiece. Aliyah Thomas and D’Ondrea Holley had 6 points, Deasia Stanton 2 and one point each for Kloey Sanders and Krislyn Sheppard.

Temple returns to action on January 2nd when they host Midway at Wildcat Gym beginning at 1:00 pm.