Anthony Sanders’ 47 Points Lead Athens Over Van + San Augustine Beats Broaddus
VAN -- Anthony Sanders exploded for 47 points to lead No. 10 Athens to a 78-67 win in a regular-season finale at Van on Tuesday night.
Sanders' career-high 47 points accompanied seven steals and five assists as Athens improved to 27-1 overall and 10-0 in District 15-3A.
Teammate Ryan Jefferson had 14 points and six assists, while Courtland Lyons had seven points and six assists. Josh Garrett added six points and seven boards. Chris Jefferson grabbed a team-high eight rebounds. Kynden Crist led the Hornets with seven assists.
Athens opens the playoffs Feb. 18 against a team to be determined.
San Augustine Cruises Past Broaddus
BROADDUS -- Dez Randle's 24 points led No. 14 San Augustine to an 87-46 victory at Broaddus on Tuesday night.
The win pushed the Wolves to 25-8 overall and 9-1 in district. They play West Sabine at 8 p.m. Friday at Lufkin Middle School for the top playoff seed from the district.
JaMikel Roberts scored 17 points on Tuesday, while Jarvis Smith added 13 points. Jordan Garrett scored nine and Jeremy Jenkins had eight. Tyrae Johnson netted seven points.
Pollok Central Edges Center
CENTER -- Pollok Central notched a narrow 54-49 road win at Center on Tuesday to conclude District 20-3A play.
The win gave Central a 23-9 record, including a 10-2 mark in district, entering the Class 3A Region III playoffs.