MIDLOTHIAN — When Centennial coach Valerie Wootan emerged from the visitor’s locker room at Midlothian High School’s gym, tears were welling up in her eyes following the Lady Spartans Class 5A Reg
Lady Spartan Basketball
Centennial and Burleson’s girl’s basketball teams found themselves on different sides of the final District 9-5A standings but had one thing in common.
In the now ancient coin-operated video game - NBA Jam - a player that strung together baskets would literally catch on fire and just couldn’t miss.
Facing District 9-5A leader Crowley, Centennial fell behind early and fought the entire night to get back into the game.
A newcomer and veteran played major roles in Centennial’s 75-27 District 9-5A victory over Joshua at home Tuesday night.