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Friday's basketball replay: FM Marcus rolls behind Smart's big night
GAME OF THE NIGHT
Keller girls knock off No. 4 SL Carroll
Morgan McGinnis made two free throws with 11 seconds remaining Friday to lift the Keller girls to a 42-41 victory over Southlake Carroll, the state’s fourth-ranked Class 5A team.
Taylor Vincent scored a game-high 12 points to help Keller (21-6, 8-1) move into a tie with Carroll (24-3, 8-1) for first place in District 7-5A. Keller outscored Carroll, 24-17, over the second and third quarters to take a 31-27 lead into the final quarter.
Carroll is playing without its leading scorer, Kayla Reinhart, who is expected to miss about four weeks with a strained posterior cruciate ligament in her knee. The 5-10 forward is averaging 12.6 points per game.
Marcus Smart, Flower Mound Marcus, guard: The Oklahoma State signee had 20 points and 20 rebounds as the state’s top-ranked 5A team beat Flower Mound, 76-56.
Anthony Egwu, Little Elm, center: Was 7-for-7 from the field and scored 16 to lead Little Elm (20-6, 6-0 in 4-4A) to a 53-43 win vs. The Colony (23-4, 5-1), the state’s No. 3-ranked 4A team. Biron Joseph scored 17 for Little Elm.
AJ Moutry, McKinney, guard: Scored 35 points in an 83-63 win vs. Rockwall-Heath.
Zac Roberson, Azle, guard: Scored 38 in a 90-45 win vs. Springtown.
Chase Davis, Garland Christian, guard/forward: 29 points, 12 rebounds and blocked a shot with five seconds left in a 61-60 win vs. Richardson Canyon Creek.
Alyssa Lang, Rockwall, post: The Rice signee had 21 points and 16 rebounds as the state’s 14th-ranked 4A team beat Wylie, 48-42, in overtime. Rockwall (24-6, 8-1) now leads District 10-4A by two games.
Kiara Perry, Duncanville, post: Had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Duncanville (28-1, 9-0 in 5-5A), the state’s third-ranked 5A team, to a 62-56 win over No. 16 Cedar Hill (22-6, 7-2).
Nina Fofang, Frisco Heritage, forward: Had 22 points and 10 rebounds in a 53-33 win over 9-4A co-leader Frisco Liberty (16-11, 8-1).
Jasmia Beasley, Carter, post: Had 26 points and 17 rebounds in a 77-21 victory vs. North Dallas.
McKenzie Adams, Frisco Centennial, guard: Scored 26 points in a 53-33 win vs. Carrollton Creekview.
117: Consecutive district wins for the Skyline girls. Skyline (23-3, 8-0 District 9-5A), ranked 15th in the state in 5A, beat W.T. White, 78-31.
997: Career wins for Euless Trinity girls coach Sue Cannon after a 63-9 victory over Irving. Trinity (14-12, 4-7 6-5A) has five regular-season games left.
21: Rebounds by Adrienne Drake for the Kimball girls in a 51-40 win vs. South Oak Cliff. She scored 17 points.
Almost a shutout: The Kennedale girls led 79-0 after three quarters in a 90-6 win over Hillsboro. Kennedale is No. 2 in the state in 3A.
Big win for Lamar: Brooke Grant scored 14, and Janay Keys had 13 as the Arlington Lamar girls beat North Crowley, 51-49. It was North Crowley’s first loss in District 4-5A.
State powers clash: Maya Hawkins scored 23 points, and North Carolina State signee Ashley Eli added 14 as the Mansfield Summit girls, ranked fourth in the state in 4A, beat No. 20 Granbury, 56-33. … Danyel Bradley scored 11 points to lead the Bishop Lynch girls, ranked third in the state among large private schools, to a 49-34 win vs. second-ranked John Paul II.
Briefly: Jeffrey Carroll scored 22 to lead the Rowlett boys to a 66-54 win over Garland Lakeview. Rowlett is tied with Garland Naaman Forest for first in 10-5A, one game ahead of Lakeview. … Justin Cueto scored 24 as the Carrollton Creekview boys beat Frisco Centennial, 65-60, and moved into a tie for first with Centennial in 9-4A. … Carrollton Christian’s Addison Martin scored 32 in a 57-49 win vs. Ovilla Christian.
Holt Harmon, Plano West: Harmon, who is bound for Cornell, scored 23 points as Plano West (20-6, 6-1 District 8-5A), the state’s fifth-ranked 5A team, beat Plano East, 70-67, in overtime.
Acheil Tac, Sachse: The North Texas signee had 25 points and 16 rebounds as Sachse improved to 9-0 in District 10-5A with a 62-51 win over second-place Garland. Sachse leads 10-5A by three games.