Buffalo 82, Rice 75
Despite 25 points from Sim Nezar, Rice dropped another close District 23-2A contest, losing on the road in Buffalo. The Bulldogs, who led by three entering the fourth quarter, were outscored, 29-16, in the final quarter to drop to 1-6 in district play. Both Daniel Arteaga and Colin Haston dropped in 13 points for the Bulldogs, and Austin Peppers added seven points. Others finding the scoring column for Rice included Jamie Metcalfe (5), Dylynn Anderson (5), Raven Huffman (5), and Conner Roberts (2).
Led by a trio of double digit scores, the Mildred Eagles blasted the Riesel Indians to edge ahead of idle Marlin in the ultra-competitive District 23-2A race. Russell Holden scored 15 points, Mikey Muncy added 14, while Jordan Harvell dropped in 12 to pace the Eagles. Mildred raced out to an early 17-7 led and never look back in coasting to the win. Mildred is now 6-1 in the district race and Marlin is 5-1.