Girls basketball ends in third round of playoffs


Gianncarlo Hernandez

Senior Kaylynne Troung dribbles the ball with control across her opponent at their playoff game against Westside High School. The lady Falcon playoffs season ended with Westside High School with a score of 58-56.

The varsity basketball team lost Tuesday’s heart stopping playoff game against Westside High School by a score of 58-56, ending their playoff run for the second time in the third round of state playoffs.

Other playoff games included Houston Lamar, which ended with a win, 78 -33.

The second playoff game was played against Fort Bend Dulles, another win, 71 – 41.

“Although the season did not end the way we wanted, I am grateful for the lessons that the ladies will carry with them forever,” assistant coach Megan Williams said.

The team went undefeated against their district opponents and five players were named First and Second Team All-District for the season.

Kaylynne Truong was named the district’s Most Valuable Player after averaging 19.5 points, 4.5 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game this season. Kaylynn Truong, Gia Adams, Arcadya Conway, and Briana Peguero were name to the First team – All District and Dejah Perry to the Second team – All District.

(Update 3-20-2019)
Led by Jersey Village High School seniors Kayleigh Truong and Kaylynne Truong, five CFISD basketball standouts earned all-state accolades by either the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) or the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA). Kayleigh and Kaylynne Truong were named all-state honorees by both organizations.