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2010-01-14 / Sports

8th Grade Action in Giddings

by Mark Strain

The Lexington Middle School Boys traveled to Giddings last Saturday morning to participate in a three team tournament. The teams represented were Brenham B, Lexington A and Giddings A teams.

In a round robin fashion both 7th grade and 8th grade teams played each other in their respective brackets. In the 7th grade show down Lexington fell to both Brenham B and Giddings A teams.

Giddings 7th grade intern defeated Brenham to win their own tournament. In 8th grade action, Giddings beat Brenham and then Lexington beat Brenham setting up the championship showdown between Lexington and Giddings.

The first period and half went back and forth without a clear leader, but half way through the 2nd period with 4 fouls putting Eriq Mitchell on the bench and Giddings going to a 3 man mid court press, the game swung decisively in favor of Giddings and Lexington was never able to turn it around. In the end Giddings 8th graders won their tournament title as well leaving Lexington 8A with a second place finish.

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