Blue Hawks continue winning ways at top of District 10-5A

By Rick Bailey
For the Prosper Press

The Rock Hill Blue Hawks picked up two district wins this past week in District 10-5A. On Tuesday, January 12 they got a 61-53 win over Sherman. On Wednesday night they got a 76-62 win over Denison. The Blue Hawks are currently sitting at 11-3 on the season and 5-1 and the top spot in District 10-5A.

The Rock Hill Blue Hawks were able to come out on top of the Sherman Bearcats by a score of 61-53.  The Bearcats jumped out to an early 8-2 lead, but the Blue Hawks responded with a 23-0 run and never trailed again.  The Blue Hawks were led in scoring by Grant Shaw who had 24 points.  

The Blue Hawks secured a road win against the Denison Yellow Jackets.  Anthony Williams led the way with 29 points.  DJ Eubanks chipped in with 16 points and Jaythan Jackson dropped 15 points.

District 10-5A records at this point include Rock Hill (5-1/11-3), McKinney North (5-1/13-3), Lovejoy (4-1/10-3), The Colony (4-2/7-9), Wylie East (2-4/6-13), Sherman (2-4/8-9) and Denison (0-5/0-9). 

Upcoming District 10-5A games include: January 15 - The Colony at Rock Hill, Sherman at McKinney North, Wylie at Lovejoy and Princeton at Denison; January 19 - McKinney North at Rock Hill, The Colony at Wylie East, Denison at Sherman and Lovejoy at Princeton. 

Lady Blue Hawks even district record at 4-4 and sit in the fourth spot in District 10-5A

The Rock Hill girls basketball team picked up a big win over the Sherman Bearcats on the road last week 46-33. The win brings the Lady Blue Hawks back to 4-4 in District 10-5A play and also evened up their season record at 10-10. 

Rock Hill dominated the paint all night long with 31 total defensive rebounds. Sophomore Jackie Powell led the team with 14 points and nine rebounds. Rebekah Juett added eight points and five rebounds along with post player Taylor Hagen who grabbed 11 total defensive rebounds. 

District 10-5A records for the girls to this point include Wylie East (7-0/16-3 - ranked 12th TABC), McKinney North (7-1/14-4 - ranked 16th TABC), Princeton (5-3/16-3), Rock Hill (4-4/10-10), The Colony (3-4/5-10), Sherman (2-6/4-9), Denison (1-4/4-11) and Lovejoy (0-7/0-13). 

Upcoming schedule for 10-5A girls includes January 15: Sherman at McKinney North, Princeton at Denison, Wylie East at Lovejoy and The Colony at Rock Hill; January 16: Lovejoy at Denison; January 18: Denison at The Colony; January 19: The Colony at Wylie East, Lovejoy at Princeton, McKinney North at Rock Hill and Denison at Sherman.