HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Nocona girls move on at Era

The Nocona High School girls’ basketball team defeated Aubrey 58-50 in the opening round of the Era Tournament on Thursday.
Makenzie Franklin, Emma Meekins and Kalyn Crow all tossed in double-digit points for the Lady Indians, who improved to 6-4 on the season. Franklin netted 13 points, Meekins 12 and Crow 10.
Nocona played the winner of a game between Bridgeport and Palmer on Friday.
Mackie Trumbull recorded a game-high 10 rebounds while Sherese Price, Ali Walker and Meekins all had five caroms each. Franklin also dished off a team-best four assists and Jamie Carpenter chipped in with three steals.
On Tuesday evening, Nocona defeated Burkburnett 57-54 as Franklin tallied 18 points and Carpenter had 14. Read more in The Bowie News.

Nocona High School girls’ basketball player Karson Phipps plays defense during Tuesday’s non-district game against Burkburnett. The Lady Indians won. (Courtesy photo by Susan Breeze)