NCTA squads remain perfect in district

January 22, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers ran their winning streak to seven games this basketball season with a pair of weekend victories.

They disposed of Wichita Christian 67-31 at home. They then hit the road and returned with a 66-26 triumph against Fort Worth Covenant Classical.

The Pioneers (7-2 overall, 4-0 in TAPPS 2-A) stormed to big leads twice. They led Wichita Christian 30-2 after one period and had Covenant Classical down 29-7 after one quarter.

“Once again we started out quick, even after having a game the night before,” said NCTA coach Kirby Rasco.

Stefan Rosic led the Pioneers with 26 points against Wichita Christian and 38 against Covenant Classical.

The Pioneers were playing at Denton Selwyn last night with the winner taking sole possession of first in district.

LADY PIONEERS STAY ON ROLL

The NCTA Lady Pioneers continued their run through TAPPS 2-A, blasting Wichita Christian 71-15 and running by Covenant Classical 56-34.

The three-time defending TAPPS Class A state champions, improved to 10-5 overall and 4-0 in district.

“This was a good game for us,” said NCTA coach Jodie Stevens after the Covenant Classical win. “We got in foul trouble in the third quarter, but we slowed down the game.”

Carolina Bianchi and Esther Udonsi each scored 20 points to lead the Lady Pioneers against Covenant Classical. Bianchi (37) and Udonsi (22) combined for 56 against Wichita Christian.

Boys basketball

Wichita Christian 2 8 2 19 – 31

NCTA 30 6 21 10 – 67

NCTA (6-2, 3-0 in TAPPS 2-A) scoring – Stefan Rosic 26, Raphael Rohlfs 16, Luis Rivas 7, Martin Ivanovic 5, Elias Demissie 4, Ken Reita 3, Drayton Williams 3, Ray Sun 3.

3-pointers – Rosic 1, Rohlfs 1, Rivas 1, Ivanovic 1, Williams 1.

NCTA 29 16 10 9 – 66

FW Covenant 7 4 6 8 – 26

NCTA (7-2, 4-0 in TAPPS 2-A) scoring – Rosic 38, Ivanovic 15, Rivas 5, Williams 4, DeMissie 2, Rohlfs 2.

3-pointers – Rosic 2, Rivas 1.

Assists – Rohlfs 10.

Girls basketball

NCTA 56, Covenant Classical 34

NCTA (10-5, 4-0 in TAPPS 2-A) scoring – Carolina Bianchi 20, Esther Udonsi 20, Jenny Chen 7, Sophie Schultz 7, Casey Williford 2.

NCTA 71, Wichita Christian 15

NCTA (9-5, 4-0 in TAPPS 2-A) scoring – Carolina Bianchi 4, Esther Udonsi 25, Jenny Chen 4, Emily Bloyd 4, Sydney Lindsey 2, Casey Williford 2.

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