The Robstown Lady Pickers beat the Alice Lady Coyotes, 34-30, Friday night in a battle that looked like it could go either way, while the boys fell handily to the Coyotes.

After a back-and-forth first half, Robstown had just a little extra firepower to pull off the home win, moving the Lady Pickers to 2-3 in district.

Alice's Kim Rea was the leading scorer of the game, scoring half of the Lady Coyotes' 30 points with 15.

Krystal Siller led the way for Robstown with 10 points.

Both teams had trouble scoring baskets in the first half, but the advantage belonged to Alice, which had a 12-11 lead at halftime.

After outscoring their opponents 10-8 in the third quarter, the Lady Pickers took over the lead, 21-20.

They were able to hold off Alice the rest of the way.

As for the boys, they were unable to do the same.

The Robstown Cottonpickers got blown out by the Alice Coyotes, 64-44, Friday night.

The Coyotes had five 3-pointers in the game; four of them came from leading scorer Marcus Zapata, who finished the game with 21 points.

Also scoring in double figures for the Coyotes were Chris Mijares with 19 points and Ricky Pena with 11.

All three of them outscored Robstown's leading scorer, Raul Garza, who had just 10 points.

The Cottonpickers were outplayed the entire game as Alice dominated from the opening tip-off.

Alice had a monster of a second quarter, scoring 24 points, paving the way to a 39-21 lead at the half.

Robstown's loss put them at 0-3 for the season in district play.

Both the Cottonpickers and Lady Pickers played Tuloso-Midway Tuesday night. The Robstown boys and girls teams play at home Friday night against Kingsville's H.M. King High School.

The girls play the Lady Brahmas at approximately 6:30 and the boys will follow the girls' game.