EASY BASKET - Pearland's Derrick Ardoin (10) gets an easy basket against the Dawson Eagles in a district contest.The Oilers won the game 45-35 while Ardoin scored 11 points with seven points in the final period. (Photo by Jose Fuentes)
Boys — Pearland forward Lorenzo Arrigoni scored the second of his two goals verses Dawson on the way to a 3-0 Oiler victory. Arrigoni is an exchange student from Italy who has helped elevate the Oilers to an overall 9-1-1 record and 1-0-1 in district play for second place.
Also scoring for the Oilers was Midfielder Adrian Hall.
On deck is Strake Jesuit at The Rig on Saturday. February 8 at 11:30 a.m.
Girls — Lady Oiler Midfielder Zoe Valle (5) scored on a powerful strike from the 15-yard line. The shot was the lone goal in the game against Alief Taylor giving the Lady Oilers a 1-0 victory.
SHORT JUMPER - Dawson freshman Jalayah Ingram (22) scores a basket on a short jumper in the first quarter.Ingram finished the game with eight points as the Lady Eagles came up short 52-40 against Pearland in a district contest. (Photo by Bill Rinhart)
The Lady Oilers are 1-0-1 in district play and are currently in third place. Pearland will face Alief Elsik at The Rig on Wednesday, Feb 5 at 7 p.m.