District play is swinging into high gear as teams are returning from their holiday break. Friday some big contests all over East Texas.
John Tyler got on the the win column in district 16-5A with a 69-61 victory over Hallsville. Michael Hogg had 32 points to lead the way.
Lufkin held off Whitehouse for a 50-44 win, improving to 2-1 in league play.
In 16-3A, Troup pulled out a one-point triumph 33-32 at home against White Oak. Quincy Kincade led the Tigers with 13 points.
In girls action, JT and Hallsville played a thriller with the Lady Cats defeating the Lady Lions 52-50. Madison Ford was Hallsville’s high scorer with 14 points.
And we had overtime down in Troup, as the Lady Tigers escaped with a 48-44 victory. Kori Minnix led all scorers with 23 points.
Watch the video to see the highlights.