TYLER -- After narrowly escaping Bullard in its first-round matchup Thursday, the Brownsboro Bears had little trouble Friday, posting a 67-52 victory over Troup in a Apache Bracket semifinal at the Wagstaff Holiday Classic.

Brownsboro (10-8) advanced to the Apache Bracket championship game where it will face Tyler Grace at 7 p.m. Saturday from Tyler Junior College's Wagstaff Gym.

Tamrick Pace led Brownsboro with 18 points, five rebounds and four assists. After being shut out in the opening quarter, Pace scored nine in the second period as the Bears built a 29-18 halftime advantage.

Brownsboro extended its lead in the second half, building a 21-point advantage late in the fourth quarter.

Quentin McKenzie added 12 points, six rebounds and two assists for Brownsboro, while Will Bailey chipped in with 11 points, four boards and four assists in the winning effort.

Troup (3-12), which never led in the game, was paced by Lou Roberson, who finished with 18 points and six rebounds. Anfernee Ross contributed 14 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in defeat.

Troup will face Chapel Hill at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Apache Bracket's third-place game.

Troup's Brandon Hearon (right) is defended by Brownsboro's Deon Parker during their game Friday at the Wagstaff Holiday Classic in Tyler. (Christopher R. Vinn, ETSN.fm)

Brownsboro 67, Troup 52

Wagstaff Holiday Classic

Apache Bracket Semifinal

At Tyler Junior College's Wagstaff Gym

Brownsboro             10   19   18   20   --   67
Troup                        5   13   13   21   --   52
BROWNSBORO (10-8) -- Tamrick Pace, 18; Quentin McKenzie, 12; Will Bailey, 11; Xavier Richardson, 7; Clay McCoy, 6; Caleb Seale, 6; Jared Bragdon, 5; Nick Wilkerson, 2.
TROUP (3-12) -- Lou Roberson, 18; Anfernee Ross, 14; Brandon Hearon, 8; Marcus Kincade, 6; Chance Selvidge, 5; Marquis Davis, 1.
THREE-POINT GOALS -- Brownsboro: McCoy, Pace, Bailey, Richardson. Troup: Roberson (2), Hearon, Ross.