Girls Junior Varsity Basketball · JV girls basketball rally falls short to Cove


The Temple girls junior varsity basketball team found it hard to get in rhythm to start the game and found themselves in an early deficit. The Tem-Cats started finding their rhythm late in the second quarter but Copperas Cove pulled away late to defeat Temple 42-28 in District 12-6A action on Friday night at Wildcat Gym.

Temple found themselves trailing 14-4 in the first quarter of play and 25-10 at the halftime. They cut the lead to 27-21 going to the fourth but Copperas Cove pulled away with a 12-8 fourth quarter.

De’Ondrea Holley, Jazlyn Arroyo and Ky’Jsha Thompson led the Tem-Cats with 8 points apiece while. Kloey Sanders 2 points, Krista Gwyn, Tamera Copeland and Khia Kirkwood 1 point each rounded out the scoring for Temple.

Temple completed the first round of district play with a record of 4-4. The Tem-Cats will face Harker Heights on the road Tuesday to start the second round. Tip-off is set for 5:30 pm.