Gatesville girls have clinched playoffs
The District 17-4A basketball race is coming down to a three-team race for fi rst. Gatesville is right in the mix and could fi nish first, second or third. Northing will be decided until Feb. 6 with the Hornets awaiting the outcome of the China Spring-Lorena matchup. Gatesville High took care of business on the road Tuesday, downing Hillsboro, 53-27, to clinch a playoff spot in the process.
Three players reached double fi gures for the Hornets, who jumped out to a quick 15-4 lead in the opening period and pushed that advantage to 29-5 by halftime. Allaira Jones had a game-high 16 points, followed by Maci Matthews with 13, T'ana Nolte 10, Marlee Ward eight, Alayna Washington four and Kaylee Jaynes two.
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