BENBROOK — Fresh off of a third-place finish in the Wills Point tournament over the weekend, the Midlothian Heritage girls basketball team continued to stack the wins Tuesday.
The Jaguars jumped out to a 19-2 first-quarter lead and tacked on 21 more points in the fourth quarter for a 62-22 win.
Blythe Williams led all scorers with 17 points, while Lexi Kennedy added 10. Jasmine Bailey, Emma Arnold, and Saige Klor all scored seven points. Kaylee Robinson and Dani Wallace, and Karena Tipton chipped in four points, and Rachael Gray rounded out the scoring with three.
The win moved Heritage, who entered the week ranked 16th in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches 4A girls poll, to 11-1 on the season.
The Jaguars suffered their first loss of the season in the semifinals of the Wills Point tournament Saturday morning to Quinlan in heartbreaking fashion, 38-37.
The Jaguars fell behind 19-7 at the half before outscoring Quinlan 17-5 in the third quarter to take a one-point lead.
Despite Emma Arnold's team-high 10 points, eight more from Dani Wallace and seven from Blythe Williams, Quinlan outscored Heritage 14-13 in the final frame for the win.
In the third-place game against Community Saturday afternoon, Arnold again led the team with 17 points, while Williams added 14, Jasmine Bailey had 12 and Kennedy scored five in the 63-22 win. Racheal Gray and Saige Klor finished with four, each, and Kayla Aston added three. Karena Tipton accounted for three points. Brittiney Gardner and Kara Mahoney each scored one.
In earlier Wills Point tournament action, Wallace scored a team-high 15 points to lead the Jaguars to a 58-38 win over TCA-Addison on Friday in a game they never trailed. Arnold (14), Bailey (10) and Klor (7) also contributed significantly to the scoring department.
Bailey and her team-high 15 points led the Jaguars to a win in the opening game Thursday against Kaufman. Williams added 10, Klor had nine, Wallace finished with seven and Kennedy had six points.
Emma Arnold was named to the all-tournament team.
The Jaguars will return home to host the Heritage Holiday Hoopfest this weekend.