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It was a fairly competitive game early, as the Sandies (21 11, 11 0) led 39 31 at the end of the third quarter. But they turned up the defense and hit some timely 3 pointers to put the game away.
Adam Rivera led Amarillo High with 13 points while Jake Lambert had 12 and Reagan Hill added 10. Akuel Kot led Palo Duro (19 5, 8 3), Amarillo High nearest pursuer, with 10 points.
Canyon edges Caprock: Canyon moved into a tie for fourth place in 3 5A, as Wes Crenshaw hit a 3 pointer with five seconds left to win a defensive struggle, 35 33.
It was a tight game throughout, as Caprock held a one point lead going into the final seconds before Crenshaw 3 pointer. That lifted the Eagles to a 12 13 record and 5 6 in district, tying them with Caprock (21 9, 5 6) for fourth place.
Kagan Bradley led Canyon with nine points.
Plainview beats Randall, moves into third: Plainview took over third place in 3 5A all alone by beating Randall at home 80 64, whiel seriously dampening Randall playoff hopes.
Randall (12 16, 3 8) is in seventh place in district, and faces an uphill climb to make the postseason.
Alex Fairweather had a game high 22 points for Plainview (16 12, 6 5), hitting seven 3 pointers. Corey Sato led Randall with 19 points.
Bushland dominates second half in win over Perryton: Bushland took a big step toward a district title with a 44 35 win over Perryton Friday at home thanks to its second half defense.
The Falcons trailed 29 19 at the half, but went on a 13 2 run in the third quarter and kept the Rangers to just six points after the break, finishing the contest on a 12 4 run the final frame.
Jefferson David had 13 points and Colton Kirkland added nine to pace Bushland, which improved to 14 12 overall and 5 1 in the district.
Griffin Brososwke had 13 for Perryton as it dropped to 15 8 and 2 3.
River Road falls to Spearman: River Road fell into a tie for third place in the district with Spearman, losing 63 57 despite making a charge in the fourth quarter.
Spearman (9 9, 3 4) took a 19 8 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. River Road (7 19, 3 4) trailed by double digits most of the first three quarters but battled back to make it close late.
Jaylon Burnett led the Wildcats with 15 points whileDusty West had 12 and Nick Bowers added 11. Cade Garnett led Spearman with a game high 19.
Tulia beats Highland Park: Highland Park remained winless in district play, losing on the road to Tulia 55 42.
Hunter Nicholas led Highland Park (7 17, 0 7) with 13 points while Quintin Reese added 10. Tulia (12 14, 3 4) steadily increased its lead as the game progressed, with twins Shawn and Dre Yarbrough leading the way tiwht 17 and 13 points respectively.
Late rally comes up short for Holy Cross: Holy Cross was unable to bounce back from an 11 point defict in the fourth quarter of their 51 49 loss to Wichita Christ Academy in Wichita Falls on Friday night.
While trailing 43 32 at the end of the third, Holy Cross rallied for a 17 8 final quarter run but it was just short of enough to get the victory.
Mark Lopez scored 20 points for Holy Cross, who is now 9 13 overall and 5 3 in district. For Wichita Christ Academy, Chris Wilson knocked down 27 points to help them improve to 11 12 overall and 4 4 in district.