Weatherford Sports

Jefferson-Polk career high leads Lady Roos to sixth straight win

To describe his standout player Anna Jefferson-Polk, Weatherford Lady Kangaroos head coach Darryn Shearmire referenced an iconic movie.

"She is like Neo in 'The Matrix,'" he said. "She's starting to believe she's 'The One.'"

And with good reason. Jefferson-Polk scored a career-high 30 points in Tuesday's 52-39 home victory against Azle.

It was the sixth consecutive win for the Lady Roos (7-3). Over the past four games Jefferson-Polk has scored 26, 28, 27 and 30 and is hitting 50 percent of her shots from the field, along with 45 percent from 3-point range.

Jefferson-Polk had some solid help. Gabbie Huggins scored nine points and pulled down 14 rebounds, while Kara Rothrock had nine points and seven steals.

GIRLS

Aledo 50, Stephenville 39

Aledo (9-2) standouts: Taylor Morgan 18 points, 10 rebounds; Sarah Haeussler 9 points, 5 rebounds; Alaina Touchet 5 points, 8 rebounds.

Notable: The Ladycats led from the opening tip. Morgan scored 12 of her points in the second quarter as Aledo went on a 16-8 run. Stephenville is ranked No. 7 in the state in Class 4A by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC).

Flower Mound 56, Brock 46

Brock (6-4) leading scorers: Rylee Lavender 16, Jessica Leek 11.

Notable: Brock is ranked No. 25 in the state in Class 3A by the TABC.

Huckabay 58, Poolville 50

Poolville (6-3) leading scorers: Lexi Heisler 15, Ryan Jennings 11, Makaya Crain 10.

Notable: Huckabay is ranked No. 8 in the state in Class A by the TABC and outscored the Lady Monarchs 9-4 in the third quarter.

Paradise 56, Millsap 25

Millsap (2-8) leading scorer: Brittany Schnabel 13.

Peaster (1-1) at Bridgeport, canceled.

BOYS

Brock 78, Everman 76 (overtime)

Brock (6-0) leading scorers: Jacob Rousse 21, Amery Hughes 18, Garrett Leek 17.

Notable: After Brock led much of the game, Everman took its first lead in the fourth quarter. Leek hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime. The Brock defense held on and got a stop as Everman was trying to score a game-tying or game-winning shot in the extra period.

Millsap 63, Rio Vista 39

Millsap (4-3) leading scorer: Sean King 16.

Poolville 80, Huckabay 45

Poolville (7-2) leading scorers: Tyler Tunnell 26, Chris Tunnell 17.

Burkburnett 79, Peaster 69

Peaster (3-2) leading scorers: Drew Smith 21, Daegan Gentry 18, Dillon Bennett 10.

Notable: Peaster is ranked No. 8 in the state in Class 3A by the TABC.

FW Paschal 69, Weatherford 52

Weatherford (0-3) leading scorer: Grayson Stinson 30.

Birdville 67, Aledo 34

Aledo (1-3) leading scorer: Trevon Johnson 7.

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