Elizhah Nezar, who is having a tremendous season, did it again with a monster double-double, scoring 34 points and grabbing 17 rebounds to lead Rice to a 63-51 win over Palmer.
Tanner Carlisle scored 20 points, hitting five 3-pointers and Jakobe Jessie had seven points as Rice improved to 14-4 and 3-0 in district
Kerens girls win district opener against Frost
Alexius McAdams scored 18 points and Kecie Langley scored 17 to lead the Kerens LadyCats, who haven't lost a district game in two years, to a 57-30 win over Frost.
Frost was led by Sydney Woods, who scored nine points, and Kinsley Fuller, who scored seven points.