Martin girls surge past Weatherford in OT
Lamar Lady Vikes also advance, while Martin boys tie for 4-6A title
JOSHUA – Tiara Malone scored 24 points as Martin (19-10) fought off a stubborn band of Kangaroos from Weatherford in overtime, 41-38, in Monday night’s Bi-District playoff at Joshua High school.
After falling behind, 27-22 after three quarters, the Lady Warriors rallied to send the game into overtime.
Martin advanced into the area round of the playoffs, where it will face Amarillo Tascosa at 6 p.m. Thursday in Vernon.
Weatherford closed the season with a 20-10 record.
Lamar 48, Keller Timber Creek 44
RICHLAND HILLS – Pam Byrd scored 17 points and Lamar used a tough defense to stop Keller Timber Creek in a Bi-District playoff Tuesday night at Richland High School.
The Lady Vikings (23-8) advanced to the area playoffs this weekend, while Timber Creek ended its season at 19-11.
Mansfield Timberview 73, Juan Seguin 37
The Timberview Lady Wolves (32-2) jumped out to an 18-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back in eliminating Juan Seguin (18-15) in a Bi-District playoff Monday night at Kennedale High School.
Timberview advanced to the area round this weekend, where it will take on Dallas South Oak Cliff, a 55-22 winner over Dallas Woodrow Wilson.
Darnesha Ferguson led Seguin with 12 points, while Sumaiyah Abdur-Rahim added 11.
Burleson Centennial 56, Mansfield Summit 47
MIDLOTHIAN -- Burleson Centennial (21-11) fought off a valiant comeback attempt by Mansfield Summit to take Monday’s Bi-District playoff at Midlothian High School.
The Lady Spartans carried a 48-27 lead into the fourth quarter before the Lady Jaguars (26-10) got as close as nine in the fourth quarter before time ran out.
Burleson Centennial advanced to the Area round of the playoffs to face Dallas Conrad Thursday night at Cedar Hill.
Kennedale 61, Midlothian Heritage 25
Kennedale used a relentless press to score 29 second quarter points en route to routing Midlothian Heritage in a Class 4A Bi-District playoff Tuesday night at Timberview High School.
Evie Whorley led the Lady Wildcats (32-3) with 22 points, while Taylor Austin tossed in 11.
Midlothian Heritage finished its season at 19-14.
In boys action Tuesday night:
Martin 37, Lamar 34
Martin (21-9, 12-2) clinched a tie for the District 4-6A title Tuesday night with a narrow win over Lamar in the Martin Gym.
Cortlandt Brooks and Jay’Lyn Wilson scored eight points each to lead the Warriors, while Francis Doe had 15 to lead Lamar’s Vikings.
Martin tied for first with North Crowley, who also finished 12-2 in district action after its 62-53 win over Mansfield. Lamar (14-17, 7-7) was eliminated from post-season contention with the loss.
Juan Seguin 56, Granbury 54 (OT)
Kannon Jones scored a game-high 16 points, and Landon Black contributed 13 to lead Juan Seguin (22-10, 11-3 in District 9-5A) to the outright District 9-5A title with a slim victory Tuesday night in the Cougar Gym.
Granbury finished the season at 20-13 and 7-7 in District action.
Bowie 58, Fort Worth Paschal 50
Donoven Davenport scored 20 points to lead four Volunteers in double figures as Bowie topped Paschal in the season finale Tuesday night at Paschal High School.
Bowie (24-10, 10-4 in District 4-6A action) clinched third place in the district, while Paschal finished 8-24 and 2-12 in district play.
Sam Houston 59, Arlington 41
Mataio Irving scored 21 points to lead the Sam Houston Texans (8-23, 2-12) past Arlington High Tuesday night in the Texan Gym.
Arlington concluded its season at 10-22 and 3-11.