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Hoops replay: HP boys win double-OT thriller over McKinney North
GAME OF THE NIGHT
David Allen scored 20 points, and Chase Fletcher added 16 as the Highland Park boys held on to beat McKinney North, 48-45, in two overtimes Tuesday.
Highland Park (23-2, 10-0), ranked 12th in the state in Class 4A, kept a two-game lead in District 10-4A over McKinney and moved three games ahead of McKinney North (20-9, 7-3).
Neither team scored in the first overtime. Highland Park got only one shot in the first overtime as McKinney North tried to hold for one shot after getting an early turnover in the extra session.
In the second overtime, Fletcher made two free throws with seven seconds remaining to give Highland Park a three-point lead.
Anecia Richardson capped her 18-point outing by making a fadeaway jumper in the lane at the buzzer to give Ursuline a 52-51 win over John Paul II. … Sam Drusch hit a shot from under the basket with 1.2 seconds left to give the Midlothian girls a 50-48 win vs. Mansfield Legacy. … Allison Crooks made a 3-pointer with three seconds left to lift the Aubrey girls to a 35-34 win vs. Pilot Point. … Libby Ethington made two free throws with eight seconds left to give the Highland Park girls a 49-47 win over McKinney North. Ethington had eight points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots.
Aaron Brown, Carrollton Creekview, post: Had 23 points and 16 rebounds as Creekview (19-11, 9-1) gained sole possession of first place in District 9-4A with a 66-59 overtime win over Frisco Wakeland. Brown was 15-of-17 from the free throw line and made his last 11 free throws.
RJ White, Frisco, forward: Scored 21 to lead Frisco (19-9, 8-2) to a 52-42 win over Frisco Centennial (17-10, 8-2) that knocked Centennial out of a tie for first in 9-4A.
Trey Mohair, Denton Ryan, guard: Scored 31 as Ryan rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 62-60 win over Denton.
Xavier Thomas, Richardson Berkner, guard: Scored 30 points as the state’s 18th-ranked 5A team beat W.T. White, 71-54.
Tavarius Shine, Irving MacArthur, guard: Scored 30 in a 54-44 win vs. Hurst L.D. Bell.
Kris Brown, Richland, post: Scored 21 as the state’s fourth-ranked 5A team beat Colleyville Heritage, 71-67, in overtime in a battle for first place in 6-5A.
Breanna Hayden, Madison, guard/forward: The transfer from Lincoln scored 37 points in a 64-55 win over Carrollton Ranchview.
Amanda Barnes, Arlington Martin, guard: The Sam Houston State signee made a school-record seven 3-pointers and scored 34 points in a 59-39 win over Arlington Sam Houston.
Alexis Jones. Irving MacArthur, guard: The Duke signee scored 34 as the state’s top-ranked 5A team beat Hurst L.D. Bell, 81-44.
Kynzie Newman, Celina, guard: Was 13-of-17 from the field, scored 33 points and had nine steals in a 73-33 win against Van Alstyne.
Madison Wisdom, Carrollton Christian, point guard: Scored 26 points and made a game-winning layup at the buzzer in a 42-40 win vs. Colleyville Covenant.
Chelsea Jennings, North Crowley, guard: The Texas A&M signee scored 15 points as North Crowley gained sole possession of first in 4-5A with a 41-40 win vs. Arlington Bowie, the state’s 16th-ranked 5A team.
Phil Forte, Flower Mound Marcus: The Oklahoma State signee scored 15 points as defending 5A state champion Marcus (28-2, 10-0 District 8-5A), the state’s top-ranked team, beat Allen, 62-36. Fellow OSU signee Marcus Smart scored 13 points for Marcus.
Empress Davenport, Duncanville: The Texas signee had 17 points, five assists and five steals as Duncanville (31-1, 12-0), the state’s third-ranked 5A team, clinched the top playoff seed from District 5-5A with a 92-28 win vs. Mansfield.
2: Points allowed by the Lincoln girls in a 76-point win over Spruce. Lincoln, ranked second in the state in 4A, improved to 25-0 on the season.
18: Rebounds by Chase Davis for the Garland Christian boys in a 60-43 win over Lutheran. He also had 26 points.
31: Points scored by Colby Davis for the Wylie girls in a 54-37 win against Rockwall-Heath.