Wylie boys basketball has been one of the best teams in the district for the past couple of seasons. Undefeated in District 9-6A play, Wylie had a chance to cement itself on top on the second night of a back-to-back.
In the end, the size and interior presence of Garland proved too much and Wylie suffered its first district loss in almost two years.
The week began on a positive note as the Pirates had to make up games against Lakeview Centennial on Thursday. They were aggressive inside and used a 15-7 first-quarter advantage to win the game 55-37.
For the full story, see the Jan. 20 issue or subscribe online.
By Kyle Grondin • [email protected]