The Aubrey Chaparrals used three big runs to outdistance the Gainesville Leopards 59-46 in the District 9-4A opener for both teams Friday night.
The Gainesville Leopards fell to the Lake Worth Bullfrogs 48-35 in their final non-district tuneup on Monday night.
Bryce Royal scored 9 of his game-high 15 points during a three-minute stretch early in the fourth quarter to help the Gainesville Leopards pull away from Fort Worth Castleberry and pick up a 50-40 non-conference victory Tuesday.
After an eight-day rest, the Gainesville Leopards returned to the hardwood Saturday and came away with a 54-49 road win over intra-county rival Callisburg.
The Gainesville Leopards tried to rally against the Vernon Lions Friday night, but came up shorts in a 66-57 loss in a non-district game at the GHS gym.
The Gainesville Leopards won one game and lost three at the Aubrey Tournament held Thursday through Saturday.