Lions extend winning streak to four with OT win

Published 8:24 am Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The Community Christian Lions traveled to Kingwood Covenant Prep on Tuesday Feb, 2nd.

The Lions have been on a three-game district winning streak and looked to make it four.

The first half was a little rough for the Lions and they went into halftime down by 10 points at 39-29.

Halftime adjustments by Coach Jon Houchin and an inspiring speech gave the Lions new energy. CCS roared back to tie the game at 53-53 at the final buzzer. In overtime the Lions took the lead for a victory 59-56.

Junior James Menard led the team with 22 pts., followed by Senior Rahul Patel with 15 points. Sophomore Breyer Gray had 10 points and Senior Ryan Davis and Junior Levi Rogers both put up six points. CCS Lions will host Lifestyle Victors at home on Thursday Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. hoping to secure a playoff berth. Come out to support the Lions at Orange Church of God 1911 N. 16th St. Orange, TX.

The Lions roared to another District win over Family Christian in Houston on Saturday night 88-31.

The game was never in doubt after an early 19-2 start. The Lions press proved very effective as they cruised to a 69-18 halftime lead. Junior James Menard led the Lions with a 37-point game.  Center Levi Rogers had an impressive 26 points in the game. Seniors’ Rahul Patel scored 10 points and Ryan Davis 6 points. Sophomore Bryer Gray put up 9 points.