The Tem-Cat junior varsity basketball team came up four points short to Harker Heights on Tuesday as the fell to the Lady Knights by a score of 33-29 in District 12-6A action at Wildcat Gym.
Temple started out strong taking a 10-5 lead in the first quarter on the strength of Quinteria Russell’s 6 first quarter points. However, Harker Heights outscored the Tem-Cats 16-9 in the second and third quarters combined.
Aliyah Thomas led Temple with 9 points while Russell and Chloe Prentiss each had 8 points. Deasia Stanton chipped in 2 points while Aniyah Riggins and Ky’Jsha Thompson each had 1 point.
Temple fell to 12-8 on the season and 4-5 in district play. Temple will host Killeen Shoemaker on Friday at 5:00 pm.