The Tem-Cat junior varsity basketball team traveled to Harker Heights on Tuesday to face to Lady Knights in District 12-6A action.
Temple built a 12-10 lead ion the first behind Malaya President’s 6 first quarter points and with a pair of buckets from President and Krista Gwyn, the Tem-Cats extended their lead to 24-16 at the half. The pair accounted for the only two Temple points in the thirds as the Lady Knight’s chipped away at the Tem-Cat lead. Despite a pair of fourth quarter buckets from Rene’Jah Jackson, Harker Heights outscored Temple in the fourth 15-10.
Malaya President led the Tem-Cats with 16 points on the night while Krista Gwyn had 8 points, Rene’Jah Jackson 5 points, Jazlyn Arroyo 4 points Khia Kirkwood 3 points and Allison Vaden 1 point.
Temple fell to 4-3 in district play and 9-5 on the season. The Tem-Cats will will travel to Killeen on Friday for a 5:30 matchup with the Lady Kangaroos.