Both sub-varsity basketball teams traveled to Granbury to take on the Pirates in a district game Friday night.
The freshman A team looked for some revenge on their trip to Granbury Friday evening. Having lost to the Pirates at home by 3 points in December, the Spartans were anxious to even the score. The contest proved to be another close battle with the final possessions of the game becoming critical for both teams. Centennial was limited in their depth with only 7 players due to injuries, and lost two more during the game to fouls. The young Spartans still managed to take care of the basketball and put the game away at the free throw line at the end of the game taking a 57-54 win.
Bailey Sosebee lead Centennial with 15 points while Jordan Weeks added 10 points. Braden Elrod also pitched in 9 points in the winning effort.
With Centennial having major success in their first round match-up against Granbury winning by over 60 points, the Spartans looked to mimic that same outcome in their game Friday evening. With the Spartans jumping out to a 10-0 run to start the game it looked as if the contest was headed down the same road as their previous encounter with Granbury, but the Pirates showed some grit and were able to claw back into the game due to some hot outside shooting. The game stayed relatively close for the remaining periods, but the Spartans were able to take a 72-59 victory on the road.
Keryn Collins lead Centennial with 24 points while Jeb Tobin added 20 points. Marek Kerr also added 10 points.
Both sub-varsity teams will host first place Mansfield Timberview on Tuesday, January 28th. The JV tip-off is set for 5:00 pm while the 9A game is scheduled to start at 8:00 pm.