The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


February 20, 2014

Rains, Commerce fall in playoff games


GREENVILLE — North Lamar 67,

Rains 21

  TRENTON — Paris North Lamar outscored Rains in every quarter on the way to a 67-21 Class 3A bi-district playoff win on Tuesday.

  Jacob Dowty led Rains with eight points after going 4-of-9 from the field.

  North Lamar advances to the area round to play Canton, a 62-50 winner over Bullard.

               Class 3A boys bi-district

Rains                 7      9      3      2    —21

North Lamar    13    18    16    20    —67

  R: Michael Diaz 2, Jonathan Thomas 5, Dakota Miller 4, Grant Russell 2, Jacob Dowty 8.

Life Oak Cliff 77,

Commerce 49

  TERRELL — Dallas Life Oak Cliff built a 26-12 lead in the first quarter before claiming a 77-49 Class 2A bi-district win over the Commerce Tigers on Tuesday.

Connor Ellis, Malcolm Fragosa and D’Lance Sharp all pumped in 11 points to lead Commerce.

  De’Ante Allen led the 27-5 victors with 14 points.

  Life Oak Cliff advances to the area round to face Daingerfield, which beat Cooper 57-54.

                        Class 2A boys bi-district

Life Oak Cliff    26    19    18    14    —77

Commerce       12    17    13      7    —49

  LOC: De’Ante Allen 14, Jerrell Wiliams 12, Sterling Bradford 10, Tyler Watkins 10.

  C: Connor Ellis 11, Malcolm Fragosa 11, D’Lance Sharp 11.


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