Mexia News Staff Report
The Teague Lions fared well in the opening round of the Jarrell basketball tournament, that began on Thursday.
The Lions bounced out to a 29-15 lead at the end of the first period after A.J. Weathers and Mylan Shed came up with a pair of three-point shots each to help give Teague a 14-point cushion early on.
By halftime, Teague led 42-31, then extended their lead to 19 by the close of the third. The Lions continued their offensive production in the fourth as Tyrese Heard hit eight of his game-high 27 in the final period.
Weathers finished the game with 16 points, Mylan Shed shelled in 12, and Mychal Shed threw down 11 points in the win. Gary McQuirter also finished in double-digit scoring with 10.
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