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Irving College takes pair from Hickory Creek
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GIRLS
The girls 5-6 grade basketball season continued Thursday for the Irving College Lady Tigers as they hosted Hickory Creek’s Lady Hawks, defeating Hickory Creek 30-3.
Blanking Hickory Creek at the half, the Lady Tigers gave their home crowd a thrill as Mia Hobbs hit for double digits with 16 points, Makenzie Hillis had 6 points, Brooklyn Wannamaker hit for 4 points, and Jessie Young was good for 2 points.
Scoring for Hickory Creek were Isabella Pennington with 2 points and Aleah Davis shot 1 point from the line.

BOYS
The Irving College Tiger boys 5-6 grade basketball team played host to Hickory Creek’s Hawks on Thursday night in a barn burner where the Tigers narrowly escaped with the win, defeating the Hawks 25-24.
The game changer was accuracy at the foul line. Hickory Creek couldn’t keep out of foul trouble giving Tanner Wannamaker just one too many chances as he hit 3-of-7. Add Riley Wannamaker’s crucial 1 point from the line and that ends up to a win.
Scoring for Irving college were Tanner Wannamaker with 11 points, Hunter Fults and Cooper Bailey both with 4 points, and Adam Stinson and Riley Wannamaker both made 3 points.
Hickory Creek scorers were Alex van Vuuren with a double-digit game high of 15 points, Andrew Key, Easton Denning, Camron Perry and Brett Cantrell all added 2 points to the total score.