Girls basketball

The Lady Bulldogs (10-5, 2-0) are on a two game win streak since beginning District 15-5A contests last week.

Royse City kicked off district play last Tuesday at home against West Mesquite (2-9, 0-2) and took a big 76-18 win while holding the Lady Wranglers to six points or less per quarter.

Maci Bookout led all scorers with 18 points. Zariah Pettus had 14, and Kailynne Chaney totaled 10 points.

On Friday, Bookout led the Lady Bulldogs to victory with 33 points during their 59-52 win over Forney (6-7, 0-2) on the road. Kyla McMinn and Pettus also played an important role during the fourth quarter to help Royse City’s success.

The Lady Bulldogs hosted No. 12 state ranked Wylie East (13-3, 2-0) on Tuesday for the team’s last game before taking a break for the Christmas holiday, but results were not available beyond press time.

The girls will return to matchups and participate in the Kaufman Holiday Tournament, which begins on Dec. 27. District play will continue on Jan. 2, at North Forney (2-12, 0-1) at 7 p.m.

Boys basketball

The Bulldogs (10-4) wrapped up its remaining non-district matchups and will begin District 15-5A games this weekend on the road.

Royse City won 93-49 at Greenville (1-8) last Tuesday and four players scored in double digits.

Quincy Onyema and Donald Garrett led the team with 22 points each. Jacob Stites scored 13 points and Zion Leach had 10. 

On Friday, the Bulldogs hosted Sulphur Springs (15-1) and were outscored 36-15 in the second half. The final score was 59-30 and Onyema led with 11 points. 

Royse City will play in its first district contest on Friday at Wylie East (1-12), for a 7 p.m. tip-off.

The Bulldogs will return to regular season games after taking a break for the holidays, and will host North Forney (4-6) on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 7 p.m.

Girls soccer

The Lady Bulldogs are gearing up for the start of the 2018 season, which officially begins on Jan. 9. Royse City will have two pre-season scrimmages — at home against Coppell on Dec. 29 at 2 p.m., and at Richardson on Jan. 2 at 1 p.m. 

Boys soccer 

The start of the 2018 season right around the corner, and it begins with a scrimmage at Sulphur Springs on Dec. 28. Varsity will begin at 7 p.m. The regular season will officially begin Jan. 4-6, at a tournament in Forney.