The crowd was electric for the 2A-4 District finals girls game in Danville on Friday night. Lavaca High School is asking for their Golden Arrows fans to come out and support both our teams durning regionals. The Girls are the one seed and will play Decatur, Wednesday night at 4pm. The Boys are the three seed and will play Yellville-Summit on Thursday at 5:30.
Today Coach Wyles is still excited about the Championship game against Danville, he said, “Friday was definitely a fun atmosphere. The crowd was awesome Friday night!!” He then turned his focus on this week’s first game against Decatur saying, “Decatur is a very scrappy team. They’re quick, athletic, and play tough man defense. Our keys to success in the regional tournament will be to continue playing with the great defensive intensity that we had last week. In our two games of the district tournament we only gave up 27 and 28 points. We have to maintain that mindset. We’ll also have to be very efficient on offense. Decatur is going to try to turn us over. We’re going to have to take care of the ball and execute well on offense.”
For the boys, They are coming off of the worst loss they have had. The expectation was that Lavaca boys would run the table at District and that loss has left a bitter taste in their mouths. Look for them to come out playing at the high level of play that has become their signature. They feel like they have something to prove. Coach Reed explained the loss and the teams focus moving forward, “Obviously last week was a rough one, but we didn’t run from it, we owned it and we are moving on. You’re going to have ups and downs in a long season, hopefully we will mature from it. This week we are going to practice with a chip on our shoulder and do what we have to do to move on. Yellville is the biggest team we will face this year and will put numerous guys on the floor that can score. We will have to control the paint and rebound well. I expect a physical game.”
Both of these two Lavaca teams have worked extremely hard to get here and would appreciate having their fan base show up in great numbers. Arrow fans always travel well. Make sure not to miss the chance to watch them as they make their run for an State Championship.