Earlier this week, both of the seventh grade Tiger basketball teams were able to defeat Venus in their respective season finales.

The seventh-A Tigers were dominant in a 40-19 victory. Scorers included Jake Anderson (10), Logan Thames (7), Chance Hatfield (6), Tate Swearengin (5), Adrian Lewis (5), Connor Hansen (4) and Jett Gould (4).

Meanwhile, the seventh-B Tigers pulled out a 26-19 victory. Scorers included Briley Green (8), Cooper Holder (8), Weston Rynders (4), Jonah Wilson (2), Nick Satterfield (2) and Reynaldo Reyna (2).

The eighth-A Tigers lost to Venus 33-21. Scorers were Matt Willis (12), Ethan Hartman (4), Brazos Overton (3) and Kully Reynolds (2). The eighth-B Tigers lost to Venus 30-17, as scorers included Chris Douglas (9), Joey Matthews (4), Josue Guia (3) and Hayes Burney (1).

“Although the team records may not show it, the kids really improved in their basketball skill and knowledge of the game from when we started practicing back in November,” said coach Greg Garrison. “It was good to see them grow and learn with every practice and game.”