Baylor Boys 53, JPII 38. The Baylor boys' basketball team continued its amazing start to the 2018-19 season with a 13th straight victory, a 53-38 road region win at Pope John Paul II Tuesday.
Beyuan Hendricks hit one 3-pointer and finished with 14 points to lead the Raiders. Nick Kurtz added 12 points, Greyson Linderman hit three 3-pointers for nine points, Lorenzo White had six points with one 3-pointer, Blake Pruitt and Mekos Baker had five points each, and Wiley Pippenger scored two points. The Knights' Sam Specht led all scorers with 17 points.
Baylor, 13-0 overall and 3-0 in region play, returns to Nashville Friday for another region matchup at Brentwood Academy.
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JPII 38, Baylor Girls 35, OT. Britt Barton scored 11 points and older sister Hayden Barton had 10 for the Baylor girls as the Raiders saw a nine-point halftime lead disappear and took a 38-35 overtime loss at Pope John Paul II. Both Bartons hit one 3-point goal.
Brooklyn Gordon also had one 3-pointer and added nine points, Macy Ann McKnight had four, and Bella White scored one point. Ashley Malone led the Knights with 10 points.
Baylor, 8-9 overall and 2-3 in league play, travels to Brentwood Academy Friday.
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