The Tigers slipped past Class 3A Dallas Roosevelt, 70-67, Friday night at the Las Colinas Tournament in Irving.

A pair of Reeses — Chris and Darnelle — scored 23 and 19 points, respectively, to pace the Tigers. Eugene White, Jacolby Smith, Ian David-Nickolay and Chris Sanders each finished with at least six points.

The Tigers followed that performance with a 67-42 win over Thomas Jefferson in the late game. Chris Reese scored 19 and Darnelle Reese had 18 to lead the Tigers.

Corsicana moves to 2-2 and plays the winner of Dallas Adamson and Fort Worth Summitt in the finals tonight at 8:30 p.m.

Avalon Tournament

Dawson 64, Wax. Cornerstone 40

Dawson sophomore Bubba Medrano scored a game-high 17 points as the Bulldogs won their first game of the year, 64-40, Friday against Waxahachie Cornerstone at the Avalon Tournament.

Bryan Coleman added 14 for Dawson (1-1), while Johnathan Williams and Bradley Coleman scored 11 points apiece.

Abbott Tournament

Itasca 56, Frost 46

Rustin Mayse’s 22 points were not enough as old district rival Itasca sent Frost to the loser’s bracket with a 56-46 victory Friday at the Abbott Tournament.

Polar Bears senior Nathan Bradford added nine points as his team lost for the first time in 2005 (3-1).

The Class 2A Wampus Cats move on to face either Rice or tourney-host Abbott in Saturday’s title game. The Bulldogs and Frost are 14-1A rivals and could meet in Saturday’s third-place game if Rice loses.


Abbott Tournament

Hubbard 60, Frost 43

State-ranked Hubbard pulled away from area foe Frost in the second half Friday night on the way to a 60-43 victory in the semifinals of the Abbott Tournament.

Rachel “Fred” Horn continued a strong start in 2005 with a game-high 22 points, while backcourt mate Tiffany Hawkins added 12 and post Lauren Laird chipped in 10.

Frost senior post Sarah Page led her team with 14 points, while junior Britney Rodgers and sophomore Rebecca Page added eight points apiece.

The Lady Polar Bears slipped to 6-1, while the Lady Jags improved to 6-4.

Italy Tournament

Blooming Grove 41, Kerens 40

The Blooming Grove Lady Lions pulled off a gigantic upset Friday night in the second round of the Italy Tournament, edging out the Kerens LadyCats 41-40.

Blooming Grove jumped out to a 18-8 lead after one quarter and led 30-17 at the half, then faltered with a three-point third quarter. The Lady Lions were able to hang on and win even though Kerens outscored them 23-11 in the second half.

Kelsie Tipping scored a team-high 14 points for BG. The Lady Lions play Italy in the championship game at 6 p.m. today.

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