The Tuloso-Midway Cherokees have run into a string of unfortunate losses. After being upset by the Calallen Lady Cats on the road Jan. 16, they fell to 3-2 after losing to the Flour Bluff Lady Hornets at home, 40-33 last Friday.
Ashley Darley was the leading scorer with 15 points for Flour Bluff. Brooke Gaddie also scored in double figures with 12.
Brandi Park led the way for the Cherokees with 10 points in the loss.
The second quarter made the difference after the Lady Hornets outscored Tuloso-Midway, 14-9, giving them a slight five point lead, 20-15, at halftime.
Both teams were equally matched, but Flour Bluff pulled farther ahead in the fourth quarter giving them the win.
The Tuloso-Midway Warriors had better luck in their match-up against the Flour Bluff Hornets.
They gave Flour Bluff its first district loss of the season, 57-49.
Flour Bluff's Jasmine Evans was the game's leading scorer with 22 points, including five 3-pointers.
Adrian Washington was second in scoring for the Hornets with 10 points.
Tuloso-Midway's Phillip Belford led the way for the Warriors with 14 points. Alex Benavides followed with 12 points all coming from 3-point range.
Joe Shaw also scored in double figures with 11.
The outside was kind to Tuloso-Midway, shooting eight 3-pointers in the game.
The Warriors were practically scoring at will in the first quarter with a dominating 20-7 performance.
Flour Bluff answered back with a 20-point quarter of its own in the second quarter, but Tuloso-Midway had a slight edge on them, 30-27, at halftime.
The Hornets took over the lead in the third quarter as Tuloso-Midway looked defeated scoring just eight points.
Flour Bluff was up 42-38, but in the fourth quarter, it would be the Warriors who were refueled while the Hornets ran out of gas.
Tuloso-Midway outscored them 19-7 to give them the win.
Both boys' and girls' teams played Robstown on Tuesday.
Next up is Alice High School.
The Cherokees face the Lady Coyotes at home Friday night at 6:30 with the Warriors facing the Coyotes at 8.