HS Basketball Scoreboard: Grand Oaks Girls win with late bucket; Oak Ridge Boys beat The Woodlands

By: Woodlands Online Sports Staff
| Published 01/13/2021



Girls Basketball

Grand Oaks 27, Conroe 25

Big-time players make big-time plays, so it’s no surprise that Kaitlyn Stewart, the game’s leading scorer, hit the game’s biggest shot. With about 30 seconds left in the game, Stewart beat her defender to the basket and scored the game-winning layup to keep the Grizzlies in a tie for first place in District 13-6A.

It wasn’t the prettiest game. Both teams turned the ball over frequently, and there seemed to be a lid on the rim for most of the night, but gritty, close wins are always needed in a season.

Grand Oaks led most of the night, but Conroe stayed within striking distance and hit big shots at the end of the second and third quarters to build momentum. Daniela Galindo got the shooter’s bounce on her three-pointer with 1:06 to go in the game to tie the score at 25. Then, when Grand Oaks needed players to step up, Stewart took the lead, and Kylee Myers blocked Conroe’s shot at the other end to help secure the win.

Tiarra Howard and Daniela Galindo led the Tigers with seven points. Kaitlyn Stewart and Ngozi Agoh led the Grizzlies with 11 and six points respectively.

Grand Oaks (12-4 / 3-1) Next Game: @ The Woodlands - 1/16
Conroe (7-5 / 2-2) Next Game: @ College Park - 1/16

College Park 55, Willis 32

Ali Diop dropped 22 on the Wildkats and added four steals as she led the Cavaliers to a win. 14 from Gracie Garcia, and eight points and seven rebounds from Bobbi Bazzle keeps CP included in the three-way tie for first place.

College Park (13-6 / 3-1) Next Game: vs Conroe - 1/16
Willis (3-15 / 0-4) Next Game: vs Oak Ridge - 1/16

Oak Ridge 62, The Woodlands 53

The second-straight win for the War Eagles joins them with Grand Oaks and College Park in the three-way tie for first.

Oak Ridge (17-3 / 3-1) Next Game: @ Willis - 1/16
The Woodlands (6-13 / 1-3) Next Game: vs Grand Oaks - 1/16

Boys Basketball

Oak Ridge 64, The Woodlands 61

The War Eagles snapped a three-game losing streak with a big win over second-place The Woodlands. 26 points from AJ Badger and 12 from Geriah Pruitt led The Ridge to their second district win.

Oak Ridge (8-10 / 2-4) Next Game: vs Willis - 1/16
The Woodlands (13-5 / 4-2) Next Game: @ Grand Oaks - 1/16

College Park 74, Willis 39

The Cavaliers continue to win and win big. After going undefeated in the first round of district games, Drew Calderon’s 19 points and Ty Buckmon’s 15 points led CP to the first win of round two.

College Park (15-3 / 6-0) Next Game: @ Conroe - 1/16
Willis Next Game: @ Oak Ridge - 1/16

Conroe 64, Grand Oaks 49

The Tigers have now won three in a row to jump into a tie for third place with the Grizzlies.

Conroe (6-9 / 3-3) Next Game: vs Conroe - 1/16
Grand Oaks (9-8 / 3-3) Next Game: vs The Woodlands - 1/16

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