UNION GROVE, Texas (KETK) – A little adversity, and the Arp Tigers turned it into high gear.
The Waskom Wildcats showed they came to play Tuesday, taking a three-point lead early in the second quarter against the district 16-3A champs in the Boys Class 3A Bi-District round.
But Arp quickly went on a 12-0 run to take command of the contest. The Tigers would pull away for a 74-50 victory.
Colton Birdsong led the way with 20 points for Arp, which improves to 20-5 on the season.
Zay Thomas poured in 22 for Waskom. The Wildcats wrap up their season at 13-17.
The Tigers win their first playoff game since 2017, and will face Hooks in the Area round Friday evening in Pittsburg. Game time is still TBD.
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