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TAPPS state basketball roundup: Bishop Dunne advances
Jordan Pitre, Wayne Placide and Braelon Roberts combined to score 24 of Bishop Dunne’s 28 second-half points as Dunne pulled away from San Antonio St. Anthony to take a 43-36 victory in a Class 5A state quarterfinal game.
Down by 13 points in the second quarter, Dunne finished the half with a 10-2 run to cut St. Anthony’s halftime lead to five points.
Dunne took its first lead when Roberts made two free throws with 19 seconds to go in the third quarter.
The teams were tied at 31-31 to start the fourth quarter, but Dunne held St. Anthony to five points in the fourth quarter to take the win.
Roberts led Dunne with 12 points, and Pitre added 10. Jacob Fernandez led St. Anthony with 11.
John Paul II 42, SA Central Catholic 41: Junior post Jae Ricketts sank two free throws with 12 seconds left to give John Paul II a come-from-behind win over San Antonio Central Catholic in a Class 5A quarterfinal game at Fort Worth Nolan. Matt Thompson led John Paul with 13 points. Arlington Grace Prep 77, SA Christian 53: Jamal Branch had a game-high 29 points as Arlington Grace Prep routed San Antonio Christian in a Class 4A quarterfinal game.
Hou. Second Baptist 65, TC-Cedar Hill 55: Second Baptist (23-12) scored the first eight points in overtime to beat TC-Cedar Hill in a Class 4A regional quarterfinal in Plano.Girls
Argyle Liberty Chr. 72, SA St. Anthony 31: Nicole Kornet had 20 points and Summer Fife added 18 as Argyle Liberty Christian routed San Antonio St. Anthony in a Class 5A quarterfinal game.
Hou. St. Pius X 53, Ursuline 52 (OT): Danielle Parks sank two free throws with no time remaining to give Houston St. Pius X an overtime win in a Class 4A quarterfinal game played in Houston.