The Kaufman High School varsity basketball teams have begun their respective 2021-22 seasons.

Currently, the girls have a 1-2 overall record while the boys are 0-1. 

The Lady Lions opened their season on Nov. 9 with a 43-32 victory over West Mesquite. 

A first quarter scoring surge opened the door to victory for the Lady Lions in this game. Overall, in that first quarter, the Lady Lions outscored the Lady Wranglers by a count of 19-6. From there, the Lady Lions cruised home for the victory.

Individual stars for Kaufman in the West Mesquite game were as follows:

Lillian Gibbons: 10 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and three steals. 

Aubre Prox: 10 points, eight rebounds, and three steals. 

Paige Garmon: five points, six rebounds, three assists, and one steal. 

Piper Wilburn: five points, four rebounds, three assists, and six steals.

Hailee Woody: six points and seven rebounds. 

Then, the Lady Lions faced off against Wills Point on Nov. 12. In this game, Wills Point emerged victorious by a count of 48-38. In this game, Wills Point took control early as they built a 28-14 halftime lead. From there, the Lady Tigers eased home for the victory.

Top players for Kaufman in the Wills Point game were as follows: 

Prox: 11 points, three rebounds, two assists, and two steals.

Woody: 10 points, eight rebounds, and two steals

Wilburn: eight points, two rebounds, and three steals.

Garmon: five points, four rebounds, and three steals.

Finally, on Nov. 16, Kaufman squared off against Van High School. For the record, Van won this game by a count of 51-39. Van held a close game with a strong fourth quarter. By outscoring Kaufman 15-6 in the fourth quarter, Van was able ease into victory lane. 

Notable performers for Kaufman in the Van game were as follows: 

Prox: 10 points, three rebounds, and three steals.

Keira Drake: seven points, four rebounds, and two steals.

Gibbons: seven points and two rebounds.

Garmon: six points and nine rebounds.

Reece Yager: seven rebounds.

The Kaufman Lion varsity boys basketball team started their season on Nov. 16 by falling to a tough Ferris team 54-49. 

A strong fourth quarter helped Ferris secure the victory in this game.

Noteworthy players for Kaufman in the Ferris game were as follows:

DK Jones: 13 points, six assists. 

Dalys Chandler: 13 points, six rebounds. 

Vontrell Williams: 13 points, eight rebounds.

Tacameron Adams: eight points.

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