Warriors Win Season Opener!!

The Young Warriors opened their 2018-2019 season on the road against a very well coached and experienced Southlake Carroll team. Down as much as ten points early, due to some hot shooting by the Dragons, SGP had to fight their way back in the second half. Several Warriors contributed to the comeback. Junior Michael Wright led the charge on the offensive end, finishing the game with 12, and Jalen Griffin was huge in containing Southlake’s best player holding him to zero field goals in the second half. Karlyn Kenner closed out the game late in the fourth for the Warriors. He poured in 13 of his team high 23 points with less than four minutes to play. The senior point guard made several free throws down the stretch as Southlake was forced to foul. SGP, the 7th ranked team in the state, was victorious in their season opener 66-57. Junior forward Christian Turner chipped in 10, Jevon Flournoy and Sorrell Butler had 7 each. Both freshman teams and JV secured wins to complete the program sweep of Southlake. Varsity is back in action this weekend in the Northwest Classic held at Northwest High School. You can follow the Warriors on twitter all season @SGPBasketball long for updates on the season.