Tuesday Boys Basketball Roundup: Frankston Earns A Share Of League Title + Laneville Finishes District Play Perfect
FRANKSTON -- The Indians got back in the win column with a 75-52 win against Corsicana Mildred.
Ozzie Buckner led four Frankston scorers in double digits with 21 points, including three made 3-pointers. Kendrick Rogers recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Justice Bean scored a team second-best 17 points for the Indians (23-5, 13-1) and Dylan Hokit rounded out the team's top performers with 11.
Jordan Harvell led Mildred in defeat with 20 points.
Frankston needed Malakoff to lose its regular season finale to have sole claim to the District 18-3A championship. Malakoff defeated Rice and also finished with a 13-1 record.
Both teams' lone district loss came against each other. Malakoff drew even in the standings with a 46-42 win last week.
Coaches from Frankston and Malakoff will meet on Wednesday to determine if the two teams will play a head-to-head game Friday for the district championship. An alternative option is flipping a coin and awarding the winner the league's first-place seed in the playoffs.
No. 2 Laneville Finishes Perfect District 28-A Season
LANEVILLE -- The Yellowjackets finished their district season with a 53-39 win against Douglass.
Laneville finished the regular season with a 23-3 overall record and a 13-0 record within District 28-A.
Ty Johnson scored a game-best 16 points for the Yellowjackets. He also led the team in rebounds with eight.
Tra Alexander scored 16 points in the winning effort. Kendrick Anderson chipped in 12 points and recorded seven steals.