The Grand Saline Indians took to the court twice in District 12-3A play during the past week, hosting a district game against Eustace and traveling to Quitman. The Indians finished 0-2 on the week, falling by eight to Eustace and seven to Quitman.
Jordan Smith helped lead the way offensively against Eustace Jan. 6, finishing with a team-high 19 points in a 63-51 loss to the Bulldogs.
Eustace built a 16-9 lead after one quarter of play before weathering a 20-15 run by the Indians in the second to maintain a 31-29 lead.
The Bulldogs gradually pulled away of the final 16 minutes of play, outscoring Grand Saline 15-10 in the third quarter and 17-12 in the fourth quarter for the 63-51 win.
Outside of Smith’s 19, other Grand Saline scorers included Jaxon Taylor with 11 points and Phillip LaPrade with nine points. Trent Easley finished with four points and a team-high 13 rebounds.