LCA boys and girls grab victories in district opener at home

Lakeway Christian hosted their district openers on Friday night with both teams coming away with victories over Grace Christian.

Girls: LCA 82, Grace Christian Academy 30

Lakeway Christian Academy was without their leading scorer Madi Hawk Friday against Grace Christian Academy but six different players entered double figures to make up for the missing piece in the 82-30 victory at home.

The Lady Lions move to 7-0 on the season with the win and start Division II-A, District 1 play with a dominating victory over Grace Christian (0-4, 0-1 DII-A, District 1).

Hawk’s absence was made up for with double-digit scorers through the lineup. Maliyah Glasper led the way with her 15 points. Halli Stuffle followed with 15 points, Aubree Laney with 12, Nya Burns had 10 and Natavia Alber finished with 10 as well.

Kami Wilson scored all of her 11 points in the final quarter to become the sixth scorer in double figures for the Lady Lions.

Along with the scorers in double figures, Daoshia Klopfenstein had four points and Emma Ball and Avery Stansell each had two.

LCA had no problem finishing off Grace Christian as the offense and defense came together for the 52-point win.

The Lady Lions grabbed a 21-4 lead after one and soon upped their lead to 40-10 by halftime.

The offensive output never slowed down as LCA put up 42 more points in the second half while Grace Christian only managed 10.

Grace Christian’s leading scorers were LJ McDaniel with 12 points and Carlee Adkins with 10.

This is the third game the Lady Lions have held an opponent to 30 points or less in their undefeated start. It is also the third team this youthful team has scored 75 or more points.

LCA’s next test is on the road at Concord Christian Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m.

Boys: LCA 60, Grace Christian Academy 39

The Lakeway Christian Academy Lions picked up their third-straight victory after defeating Grace Christian Academy, 60-39, in the Lions’ first Division II-A, District 1 game of the year.

Colby White and Amare Francois combined for 24 points to pave the way for the Lions’ 3-1 start on the year and helped them open up DII-A, District 1 play with a 21-point win for a 1-0 start.

White scored 10 of his 14 total points in the first half, aiding LCA’s 35-14 advantage after two quarters.

The Lions only allowed five points in the second quarter and allowed no more than 13 points in any of the other quarters.

By the end of the third quarter, LCA grabbed a 50-26 lead and cruised in the final eight minutes with the lead of 20+ the rest of the way.

Francois followed White’s team-high performance with 10 points. Shajai Jackson pitched in seven points, Malachi Jim-Lawson had six, Lucas Whitaker had five, Brody Lane and Joseph Masoloa each tallied four, Caleb Newcomb finished with three, Reagan Faison with two and Caleb Davis had one point in the win.

Since losing to Bearden in its season opener, LCA is 3-0 and has defeated its opponents by an average of 23 points during the winning streak.

The Lions will look to make it four-straight with a tough opponent in Concord Christian waiting for them on the road. LCA and Concord tip-off at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7.