Lady Broncos Advance To Second Round Of Playoffs


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The Lady Broncos finished their regular season with a 20-13 record.

Isaiah Manning, Staff Writer

The Broncos finished their regular season with an overall record of 20-13 and won their first-round matchup 65-58 on Feb. 14 at the Arlington ISD Center for the Performing Arts. They have been led in scoring by senior guard Sirviva Legions who looks to make the most of her last high school basketball season.

It’s sad knowing that this is almost the end of my high school career, but it is also a start to new beginnings for me beyond high school.”

— Sirviva Legions, 12

Legions plans to extend her academic and athletic career at Weatherford College. As a soon-to-be college basketball player, the role of leadership proves important for her to step into. Tangible leadership throughout the playoffs will be important for the Broncos.

“In order for us to accomplish our goals I have to continue to work hard and be a leader,” Legions said. “Pushing the other players and staying focused will allow us to be more successful.”

Another component to help the Broncos continue being successful in the playoffs will be how many players they can get to play well at once. The Broncos were successful Monday night, with four players scoring in double digits: Legions, junior Savannah Catalon, senior Ireoluwa Adewusi and sophomore Madison Griggs.

“The main thing we need to do is stay focused,” Catalon said. “It’s important to make the playoffs one game at a time and play as a team.”

The Broncos move on from their first-round matchup against Saginaw. Saginaw was the first seed in their district with multiple players headed to college for basketball after high school, so they were a good opponent.

“They are a very good team,” Catalon said. “This game was a good challenge and it will prepare us for the upcoming rounds well.”

The Broncos take on Granbury at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at Cleburne High School for the next round of playoffs.

“We are ready for the next round,” Savannah Catalon said. “Granbury used to be in our district so we know their playstyle and how to win.”