Tuesday Basketball Roundup: Whitehouse Avenges District Loss to Corsicana, Marshall + Athens Roll
WHITEHOUSE — The Whitehouse Wildcats avenged an overtime loss in their District 16-4A opener with a 66-45 rout of Corsicana on Tuesday at Wildcat Arena.
Patrick Mahomes led Whitehouse (21-5, 5-1) with 19 points, while teammate Spencer Shaw added 17. Brady Hill and Jaylon Dews chipped in with nine points apiece.
Corsciana fell to 14-11 overall and 2-4 in district play.
Whitehouse’s season continues Friday at John Tyler, which lost at Nacogdoches on Tuesday to give the Wildcats sole possession of first place in 16-4A.
Marshall Rolls Over Hallsville
MARSHALL — The Marshall Mavericks cruised to a 78-56 win over Hallsville on Tuesday in District 14-4A action.
Tiandre Jackson-Young led Marshall (25-5, 4-2) with 22 points. Shimar Jones added 14 points, while Jay McKnight finished with 13 in the win.
Hallsville, which slipped to 1-5 in district, was led by Ryan Cole’s 14 points. Jonathan Mitchell contributed 10 points in defeat.
Marshall plays at Mount Pleasant, while Hallsville is at Pine Tree on Friday.
No. 11 Athens Has No Trouble With Mabank
MABANK — The 11th-ranked Athens Hornets remained unbeaten in District 15-3A with a 65-49 win over Mabank on Tuesday.
Anthony Sanders led the way for Athens (23-1, 6-0) with 19 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and six steals. Courtland Lyons added 16 points, while Ryan Jefferson finished with 14 points, eight boards, seven steals and six assists.
Athens plays host to Mineola on Friday.
Pollok Central Too Much For Carthage
CARTHAGE — Pollok Central rolled to a 77-52 win over Carthage on Tuesday in District 20-3A action.
Central improved to 21-9 overall and 7-2 in district, while Carthage’s league record fell to 0-8.
Carthage plays at Lufkin Hudson on Friday, while Central returns to action next Tuesday at home against Hudson.
No. 15 San Augustine Clobbers Zavalla
ZAVALLA — The 15th-ranked San Augustine Wolves cruised to a 74-42 win over Zavalla on Tuesday in District 23-A Division I action.
San Augustine (21-8, 5-1) was led by Dez Randle, who finished with 21 points. Jarvis Smith added 18 points, while Jamikel Roberts and Jaylon Taylor had eight points apiece.
The Wolves host Brookeland, while Zavalla entertains Broaddus on Friday.
No. 13 Canton Tops Mineola
MINEOLA — The 13th-ranked Canton Eaglettes earned a 37-27 win over Mineola in District 15-3A action Tuesday.
Courtney Roberts scored 12 points, which included three 3-pointers, to lead Canton (22-6, 7-1). Holly Raitz also knocked down a trio of 3-pointers and finished with 11 points, while Lilly Nelson chipped in with 10 points and eight rebounds.
Jordan Dawson led Mineola (16-16, 4-4) with nine points, while Sister Green added eight in the losing effort.
Canton hosts Brownsboro, while Mineola is at Athens on Friday.
No. 22 Pleasant Grove Rips Liberty-Eylau
TEXARKANA — The 22nd-ranked Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks remained unbeaten in District 13-3A with a 77-36 rout of Liberty-Eylau on Tuesday.
Renee Walker led Pleasant Grove with 22 points. Brette Wacha added 12 points and 14 rebounds, while Carley Barnett and Faith Lipham scored 12 points apiece.
LaKena Dunn led Liberty-Eylau with nine points, while Chelsea Fagan finished with eight in the losing effort.
Pleasant Grove is at Atlanta, while Liberty-Eylau hosts Paris North Lamar on Friday.
Bullard Overwhelms Gladewater
GLADEWATER — The Bullard Lady Panthers eased to a 69-29 win over Gladewater in District 16-3A competition Tuesday.
Lexi Kirgan led Bullard (22-6, 7-2) with 19 points. Maddy Slayter connected on five 3-pointers and finished with 18 points, while Lexi Abercrombie and Brittany Hinton added 10 points apiece in the win. Bridgette Taylor contributed nine points for Bullard.
The Lady Panthers host Chapel Hill, while Gladewater is at Kilgore on Friday.
Spring Hill Dominates Chapel Hill
NEW CHAPEL HILL — The Spring Hill Lady Panthers came away with a 78-55 win over Chapel Hill in District 16-3A action Tuesday.
Ann Hollas led Spring Hill (17-10, 7-3) with 26 points. Audrey Popelar and Madison Martin contributed 10 points apiece in the win.
Chapel Hill (21-11, 7-3) was led by Shay Ross, who finished with 19 points. Kadeja Warfield added 10 points in defeat.
Spring Hill hosts Henderson, while Chapel Hill is at Bullard on Friday.