Girls basketball

The Lady Bulldogs (9-5) were runners-up in last week’s Craig Bowers Memorial Tournament. 

Royse City won games against Hillcrest, 87-18, Paris, 65-48, Frisco Heritage, 53-39, and Lake Highlands. The girls lost 69-44 in the tournament championship game to No. 1 state ranked 5A TAPPS team Dallas Christian.

The Lady Bulldogs played Denison at the Dallas Mavericks’ court on Monday and lost the game 61-52.

Royse City will open District 15-5A play at home against West Mesquite next Tuesday for a 7:30 p.m. matchup.

Boys basketball 

The Bulldogs (8-2) hosted the Craig Bowers Tournament last week and finished in third place overall with three wins and a loss. Royse City won games against Tyler Lee, 61-48, Frisco Heritage, 56-53, Bryan Adams, 58-46, and lost to Roosevelt 63-61.

Both the boys and girls varsity teams played at American Airlines Center on Monday. The boys won their game against Cleburne and the final score was 69-61. 

Royse City will continue tournament play on the road in Brownsboro at the Great East Texas Shootout. Games begin on Thursday and will end on Saturday.

The Bulldogs will travel to Greenville for a non-district matchup next Tuesday, and tip-off is at 7 p.m.