Prep Hoops Roundup: Troup, Brook Hill boys carve out wins

GIRLS

Rusk 50, Huntington 42: HUNTINGTON — The Lady Eagles of Rusk upset Huntington, 50-42, on Friday at Red Devil Gymnasium. Rusk evened its worksheet at 9-9 with the victory while the Devilettes slipped to 18-6. The Lady Eagles will host Lufkin Hudson at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

 

BOYS

Brook Hill 45, Huntington 33: HUNTINGTON — TyJuan Cannon and Joseph Johnson scored 11 points each in Brook Hill's 45-33 win over Huntington on Friday in Huntington. Grayson Murry and Chandler Fletcher added nine apiece.The Guard (11-6) led 27-17 at halftime and 39-21 going into the fourth quarter. Evans knocked in 12 points for Huntington. Brook Hill will entertain Brownsboro on Tuesday evening.

 

Troup 52, Gladewater 46: GLADEWATER — Troup saved its best for last on Friday when the Tigers rallied to upend Gladewater, 52-46, in the league opener for both clubs. Troup (16-6, 1-0) trailed the Bears (5-6, 0-1) 37-34 going into the final segment. In the fourth frame the Maroons scored 18 points while holding Gladewater to nine points to secure the win. Bracey Cover and Matthew Castillo popped in 12 points apiece for Troup while Kedrick Frazier and Blake Wood finished with eight points each. The Bears' Eli Cates led all players with 22 points. Troup and Sabine are slated to do battle at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Tiger Gymnasium.

 

Fairfield 66, Fairfield 52: FAIRFIELD — Fairfield out scored Alto 46-24 in the second half to claim a 66-52 win over the visiting Yellowjackets on Friday at the Johnson Coliseum. Alto (7-13) played well early and led 28-20 at the break. Skyler Atkins dropped in 34 points and Kurrin Sai Jackson had nine for Alto.

 

SUB-VARSITY SCOREBOARD

Junior Varsity Boys

Jacksonville 37, Marshall 34

Longview 34, Jacksonville 18

Gladewater 35, Troup 32

 

Freshmen Boys

Jacksonville 42, Nacogdoches 39 (Third place game in Nac tourney)

Lufkin 37, Jacksonville 30 (Semi-finals of Nac tourney)

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