Friday night the Lavaca Golden Arrows took to the court at Hector for a rematch game against the Wildcats. The last meeting was on January 8th on a night in which the Golden Arrows swept the Wildcats in all three games. Friday night the Wildcats looked to even the score but ran into the same buzz saw they were treated to in the first meeting. The Junior High boys finished their regular season with a big win to finish undefeated and the Conference Champions. You can read more about that game at linked article.
The Lady Arrows got things started right away when Hope Headley hit a three on the Arrows first possession. From there it stayed business as usual for the Lady Arrows. They have played big all year in conference games. BethAnn May lead the team with 15 points and 5 rebounds. Hope Headley and Avery Green combined for 16 with 8 points a piece. Sierra Lamb added another 7 points with 5 assists. Lavaca Ladies bring home the win with a 49-31 score. The Lady Arrows will play Danville on Tuesday night. This will be senior night and a chance to win the Conference title. The Ladies have only one loss in conference and that is to Danville back on January 11th. With a win Tuesday night the Arrows will tie for the top spot and then it will come down to points. The Lady Arrows will need to win by 23 points to win the conference.
The Senior boys mixed things up a bit Friday night against Hector. Cayden Hearn got the start at Center because Jordan Fenner had been sick, and Tyler Hobbs got the start for Andrew Wright who was nursing a sore foot. The game started about as expected based on the last meeting where the Arrows won 72-35. The Arrows were able to control the tempo. However, the Wildcats came out for the second half and gave the Arrows a challenge. The Wildcats were able to chip away at a 22 point lead but fell short and the Arrows were able to claim the win 61-51. With the win the Arrows have clinched the Conference Championship and will be the number one seed at the District Tournament. However, with Danville coming to Lavaca on Tuesday, the Arrows will have to very good Little John team looking for pay back. Coach Reed is looking for his team to bring a lot of intensity to the court Tuesday night for Senior Night.