KHS basketball

Vontrell Williams for Kaufman throws a lay-up in the goal to add points to the scoreboard for the Kaufman Lions during their match-up against Crandall on Dec. 7.


The Kaufman Lions boys basketball team went 1-4 at the 10th annual Forney ISD Winter Classic tournament on Dec. 9 through Dec. 11. 

This tournament was filled with several top quality 5A and 6A teams.

The results of the games that the team played in the tournament were as follows: 

Lake Highlands 80, Kaufman 49.

Desoto 58, Kaufman 45. However, Kaufman led at halftime in this game by a count of 23-22.

The Colony High School 64, Kaufman 58.

Kaufman 68, North Forney 50.

Forney High School 57, Kaufman 54.

Top players for Kaufman in the Lake Highlands game were as follows:

Daylon Dickerson: 17 points and 13 rebounds.

Nick McBride: 11 points.

Vontrell Williams: 10 points. 

Dalys Chandler: nine points.

Notable performers for Kaufman in the Desoto game were as follows.

Williams: 15 points. 

Dickerson: 12 points and 14 rebounds.

DK Jones: eight points.

Noteworthy performances for Kaufman against The Colony High School were produced by the following players:

Dickerson: 21 points, 17 rebounds, and four assists.

Williams: 19 points and five rebounds.

Key contributors for Kaufman in the North Forney game were as follows:

Dickerson: 30 points, 21 rebounds, and four blocked shots.

Kylevon Morrow: 12 points.

Chandler: eight points.

Jones: five points, five assists.

Solid performances for Kaufman in the Forney High School game were turned in by the following players: 

Williams: 32 points and nine rebounds. Williams connected successfully on seven three-point shots in this game.

Dickerson: eight points and nine rebounds.

McBride: eight points. 

Jones: three points and seven assists.

Also, in an exciting non-district game, Kaufman defeated Crandall by a count of 60-55 on Dec. 7. Before they began a memorable comeback Kaufman trailed 36-22 at the five-minute mark of the third quarter. 

Marquee players for Kaufman in the Crandall game were as follows:

Williams: 15 points and eight rebounds.

Dickerson: 14 points and five rebounds.

Chandler: 12 points.

McBride: nine points.

Jones: five points and five assists.

Derek Clamon: five points and four assists.

After these results, Kaufman’s overall record stands at 6-9.

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