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Lincoln girls rely on 13-0 runs in two DISD Coca-Cola wins
Skyline, Highland Park also go 2-0 in DISD Coca-Cola Tournament
Ranked No. 2 in the state in Class 4A, Lincoln used a full-court press to fuel its defense in each of two victories Tuesday at Cobb Field House in the DISD Coca-Cola Tournament .
One 13-0 run came in the opening quarter in a 65-34 win vs. Sachse (14-5). Later in the day against Madison, Lincoln scored the first 13 points of the second half on its way to a 86-30 win. Lincoln’s dynamic duo — Breanna Hayden and Cameasha Turner — led Lincoln in scoring both games.
Wilmer-Hutchins’ Chelsea Mosley, who oustcored Samuell 23-21 in the first half, finished with 28 points to lead her team to a 52-37 victory. Wilmer-Hutchins, No. 17 in the Class 3A state rankings, escaped upset-minded Hebron (6-12) with a 42-39 win earlier in the day.
Skyline gets 52-point win: Skyline’s Stabresa McDaniel had 42 points in two games in the DISD Coca-Cola Tournament. Skyline cruised to a 62-10 win over Irving Nimtz and a 60-52 win vs. West Mesquite.
In a late game, Mesquite Poteet fell to Bryan Adams, 44-36.
Earlier in the day, Megan Doe’s 20-point game against South Garland helped pace Poteet to a 45-42 win.
Molina’s Stephanie Guerrero scored four 3-pointers in a 38-28 loss to South Garland.
Highland Park wins twice: Junior Kaitlyn Read had 14 points, seven assists, and six steals in a 51-32 victory over Conrad as Highland Park won a pair of games in the DISD Coca-Cola Tournament.
In the first game, a 68-47 win vs. Richardson Berkner, Amanda Goodwin led three teammates in double-figures with 18 points and had four 3-pointers.
Lancaster routs Carter: Ambriana Roberson scored a game-high 18 points as Lancaster continued to the championship bracket of the DISD Coca-Cola Tournament with a convincing 74-33 victory over Carter at Kimball.
Denton Guyer continued its impressive play and advanced to the third round with a 46-42 come-from-behind victory over Sunset. Jasmine Leday pumped in a game-high 16 points.
SL Carroll advances: Southlake Carroll, No. 2 in the state 5A rankings, defeated Mesquite Horn, 67-55, to advance to the second round of the Sandra Meadows Classic at Duncanville. Senior Kayla Reinhart scored 30 points, 22 in the second half.
No. 4 Duncanville took an early lead and never trailed as it shut down Mesquite, 72-38, in the second round. Texas signee Empress Davenport led the way with 27 points. Duncanville outscored its opponents 148-66 with a 76-28 win over Garland Naaman Forrest in the first round.
No. 7 Plano West outscored No. 11 DeSoto 20-9 in the fourth quarter en route a 57-49 second-round victory.
Mesquite wins in double OT: Mesquite earned a thrilling 80-76 double-overtime win over Euless Trinity at Duncanville in the Sandra Meadows Classic.
Mesquite’s Briana Caro hit a 3-pointer with three seconds left in regulation to tie the score, 60-60. Caro, who finished with 14 points, also hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:10 left in the second overtime to give Mesquite a 79-76 lead.
Defense paces Cedar Hill: Cedar Hill’s pressure defense and inside play were too much in a 57-50 win over Plano East at Mansfield Summit in the Mansfield Rotary Invitational.
Mansfield Timberview needed two key free throws and a pair of defensive stands to defeat Springdale (Ark.) Har-Ber, 53-52, in the second round.
Two hot hands for McKinney Boyd: McKinney Boyd defeated Arlington Martin, 76-60, at Mansfield in the Mansfield Rotary Invitational. Haley Carruthers and Micaela Gonzalez combined for 39 of Boyd’s points.
Flower Mound Marcus held on to beat Huntsville, 53-50. Junior guard Sierra Bone drew a foul on a made basket to give Marcus the lead.
Big second quarter for Keller: Keller outscored Arlington Seguin 18-8 in the second quarter en route to a 52-45 win at Mansfield Legacy in the Mansfield Rotary Invitational. Senior forward Taylor Vincent led Keller with 16 points. Dwanisha Tate had 11 for Seguin.
Cabot (Ark.) frustrated Mansfield Summit with aggressive, stifling defense in a 35-23 victory.