Friday Basketball Roundup: Troup Slips Past Corsicana Mildred + More
TROUP -- The Tigers earned their first league win Friday since 2014, a 55-51 thriller at home against Corsicana Mildred in District 18-3A competition.
Jared Jackson, Kameron Elmer and Weslee Ross broke double digits in the game for Troup with 19, 14 and 11 points, respectively. Combined, they helped hold Mildred to just three scorers in the game.
In addition to 14 points scored, Elmer recorded four assists.
Russell Holden scored a game-best 22 points for the visiting team and Jordan Harrell finished one point behind to highlight Mildred's night.
Troup will close its 2015-2016 season Tuesday by hosting Malakoff.
Mildred also will wrap up its season Tuesday at Frankston.
Harmony Tops Quitman
QUITMAN -- Harmony jumped back over the .500 mark with a 46-33 win at Quitman in District 14-3A play.
Dalton Brennon led the Eagles (14-13, 5-8) with 15 points. Spencer Seahorn and Waymon Lay followed, 13 and 10 points, respectively.
Garrett Taylor put up a game-best 16 points for Quitman (10-18, 3-10) in the loss.
Harmony faces Winnsboro at home Tuesday in its regular season finale.
Quitman simultaneously visits Winona to close its campaign.
Laneville Crushes Mt. Enterprise
LANEVILLE -- The Yellowjackets clinched the District 28-A championship Friday by way of an 85-42 win against Mount Enterprise.
Tralon Anderson led the way with 32 points. Furthermore, he recorded 10 rebounds, eight assists and seven steals.
Jaylon Grant added 22 points while Jayden Hollins and Daterrous Hart combined for another 21.
Christian Hammett scored 22 points for Mount Enterprise.
Laneville will travel Monday to Douglass for its regular season finale. Mount Enterprise hosts Gary the same day.
Grace Falls To Prince of Peace
MESQUITE -- Carrollton Prince of Peace knocked Tyler Grace Community out of TAPPS District 2-4A tournament championship contention, 55-40, Friday at Dallas Christian High School.
Addie Daughtry scored a team-best 19 points in the loss.
Grace (23-9, 7-3) will face Tyler All Saints at 1 p.m. today at Dallas Christian High School in the tournament's third place game. The loser will earn the district's fourth place seed, but both teams will qualify for the TAPPS playoffs next week.