Lady Jackets set to resume joining play during Centennial – Cleburne Times
January 2, 2017 - bbq set
After a week off for Christmas, a Cleburne Lady Jackets battled opposite some of a best teams in a state in a Spring Creek BBQ Invitational in Mansfield final week, and now they enter a widen run of district play.
The Lady Jackets (6-9) transport to Burleson Centennial for an 8 p.m. tipoff Tuesday. Cleburne enters a pivotal showdown with a 2-1 record in District 9-5A action. The Lady Spartans also lay during 2-1 in joining play, tied with Granbury for third. Arlington Seguin and Crowley enter Tuesday’s movement atop a standings during 3-0.
Cleburne went 1-3 in contest play final week in Mansfield, though Cleburne Coach Brooke Robinson pronounced she felt like going opposite that tough antithesis helped uncover a Lady Jackets areas where they many need alleviation in.
Cleburne non-stop district movement with a hard-fought unsatisfactory detriment to Granbury on Dec. 6. The Lady Jackets blew a 10-point lead in a second half before descending in overtime, 70-65.
“It was hapless we mislaid to Granbury, however we have to keep dire on,” Robinson said. “These girls will have to play with self-assurance and conflict each game. We know what we have to do. We contingency govern a diversion plan, puncture low and hunt within ourselves to play this good diversion of basketball to a best of a ability.”
Since a detriment to Granbury, Cleburne bounced behind with wins of 75-63 over Joshua and 43-27 over Everman.
While still early on in joining play, Tuesday’s showdown opposite Burleson Centennial might dawn vast down a widen with both teams reckoning to conflict for a desired playoff berth.
“The Centennial diversion is needed we play well,” Robinson said. “We have to make adult for a detriment opposite Granbury somewhere. The movement will spin for us if we can kick them. we trust if we play together, hustle, and play invulnerability with urgency, we will have a good run towards a playoffs.”
Another reason since Cleburne’s matchup with Centennial is pivotal is since a Lady Jackets afterwards have back-to-back games opposite a tip dual teams in a district.
Cleburne hosts Crowley on Friday. The Lady Jackets and Lady Eagles only met, carrying squared off Thursday in a Spring Creek BBQ Invitational, with Crowley entrance divided with a 47-39 win.
Then on Jan. 10, a Lady Jackets horde Arlington Seguin. Cleburne closes a initial turn of district play Jan. 13 during Burleson.
Cleburne comparison Kelsi Chavez leads a Lady Jackets in scoring during district with 21.7 points per game.
Last season, in a initial year underneath Robinson, a Lady Jackets went 7-7 in District 8-5A play to finish fourth and make a playoffs. Cleburne kick Fort Worth Arlington Heights in bidistrict before pang a hard-fought detriment opposite Birdville in a area round.