Wednesday’s Boys Basketball Roundup: Whitehouse Edges Nacogdoches, Tatum Scores 104-Point Win + More
NACOGDOCHES -- The District 16-4A champion Whitehouse Wildcats closed the regular season with a 66-62 win over Nacogdoches on Wednesday night.
Patrick Mahomes led Whitehouse (25-5, 9-1) with 27 points. Jaylon Dews added 13 points, Jake Parker finished with 12 and Isaiah Clark chipped in with 10 points in the win.
Whitehouse will face Arlington Seguin at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Wills Point in a Class 4A bi-district playoff.
Marshall Rolls Past Sulphur Springs
MARSHALL -- The Marshall Mavericks wrapped up the regular season with a 77-54 rout of District 14-4A runner-up Sulphur Springs on Wednesday night.
Chris Brown led Marshall (27-7, 6-4) with 21 points. Curtis Kador came off the bench to hit five 3-pointers and finish with 15 points, Tiandre Jackson-Young also had 15 points and Shimar Jones chipped in with 10 in the win.
Sulphur Springs (7-3 in district) was led by Javarn Ross' 12 points.
Mount Pleasant Too Much For Pine Tree
LONGVIEW -- The Mount Pleasant Tigers earned a 53-37 win over Pine Tree on Wednesday at the Pirate Center in the District 14-4A finale for both teams.
K.D. Cannon led Mount Pleasant with 15 points.
Pine Tree was led by Dalvin Manns, who finished with 10 points.
Second-Ranked Tatum Overwhelms Ore City
TATUM -- The second-ranked Tatum Eagles put an exclamation point on their regular season with a 127-23 rout of Ore City on Wednesday in District 17-2A action.
Robbie Rockwell led the way for Tatum (28-4, 14-0) with 19 points. He was 5-of-9 from 3-point range and added five steals, three rebounds, two blocks and two assists.
Seven other Tatum players reached double-figure scoring. Martin Williams had 15 points, five rebounds and three steals, Jahee Johnson added 14 points and two assists, Donovan Centers finished with 12 points, six boards and two steals and Kyshaun Smith had 12 points.
Chaston Brooks chipped in with 10 points, seven rebounds, four steals and three assists, Devonte Alexander had 10 points, four steals and two assists, while Jaylen Shans finished with 10 points, four rebounds and two steals.