Tonight, the Mansfield Jr High and Sr High teams will travel to Greenland for their conference basketball game starting at 4 pm. The last time these two teams faced each other, was in December at Mansfield. The Sr Pirates dominated the Tigers on their own court and this time around, Mansfield is looking to repay the Pirates back.
The Tigers boys’ team is sitting 4-16 is total season play and 1-10 in conference play. The Pirates hold a 3-16 total season record and a conference record of 1-9. During their games, the Tigers have been averaging 47 points while the Pirates average 42. The teams ended their last game together with a score of 61-39 Pirates, so this time the Tigers are ready for the tables to be turned.
When the (6-4) Lady Pirates last played the Lady Tigers in Mansfield, Greenland walked away with the win of 40-26. In tonight’s showdown, the Lady Tigers aren’t planning to let that happen again. The Lady Pirates are averaging 47 points a game while the Lady Tigers average 31. Last year, the Lady Pirates made it to the first round of the Playoffs but ended up falling to Lamar 56-51. Mansfield sits at 4-16 in total season play and 1-10 in conference play.