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Mansfield finishes top 10 on both sides in home meet

The Mansfield cross country program finished fifth on the boys side and eighth on the girls side at the Mansfield Invitational this past weekend.

The Mansfield boys finished with 256 points overall, just 17 points back of Fort Worth Arlington Heights in fourth place.

Matt Garza was the top runner for the Tigers, finishing 20th in the overall standings.

Legacy's Jake Weith also had a great race, finishing fourth individually at the Invitational.

The girls finished with a total of 306 points at the meet, with Taylor Parker leading the way for the Lady Tigers with a time of 20:02.17, good enough for 16th place overall.

Summit freshman Lauryn Doublet finished ninth overall at the meet with a time of 19:38.28 and Lake Ridge's Taylor Hayes finished 14th overall with a time of 19:54.19.

Mansfield JV Silver team hammers McKinney JV

The Mansfield JV Silver hockey team made quick work of McKinney on Sunday evening at the Euless Green Arena, winning 9-1 in a game in which the JV team scored the first six goals in the first period.

Christopher Pressley got things going for the Silver team on an assist from Austin Perdue.

James DeMarque and Kyle Scott both scored a pair of goals in the first period as well, and Brooks Herrod added an unassisted goal in the game for Mansfield.

Nicholas Cyprian and William Frye each had two assists in the first period, while Scott and DeMarque had an assist apiece.

Herrod also had an assist in the first period of play.

McKinney finally broke through in the second period with a goal of its own, but Mansfield came right back before the end of the period and scored on a Herrod goal (Frye assist) to make it 7-1.

Less than a minute into the third period, DeMarque completed the hat trick on assists from Cyrprian and Herrod, and Cyprian picked up his first goal of the night late in the period on an assist from DeMarque to finish things out for Mansfield.

The JV Silver team saw Cole Seevers stop 11 of 12 shots goal for a 0.917 save percentage and out shot McKinney by a total of 50-12 in the game.

- John English

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