Elizhah Nezar

Daily Sun File photo/Ron Farmer

Rice's Elizhah Nezar, seen here against Frost's Ramon Manrriquez in an opening round game in the Kiwanis Classic scored 34 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Rice to a 63-51 victory over Palmer.

The Rice Bulldogs stayed hot and improved to 2-0 in the district race Tuesday night with a 55-40 win over Eustace at Rice, where Elizhah Nezar continued to torch teams.

Nezar, coming off his MVP performance in the Kiwanis Classic, is off to a tremendous start in the district race. He poured in 25 points and grabbed 15 rebounds Tuesday with another impressive double-double.

In two games Nezar has scored 65 points and pulled down 27 rebounds to help Rice get off to a fast start in the district race. Rice is now 13-4 for the season after winning its fifth game in a row.

Tanner Carlisle scored 14 points and Jakobe Jessie added seven for the Bulldogs, who play at Palmer Friday night.

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