LITTLE CYPRESS —
Bears rip Raiders
LUMBERTON - The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears avenged a home loss to Lumberton in the first half of District 20-4A play by blowing out the Raiders 66-36 at Raider Gym Tuesday night.
The Bears (12-19, 3-9) jumped on the Raiders (12-21, 6-6) quickly, going on a 20-8 spurt in the first period.
LC-M expanded its lead to 29-13 at the half and led 43-21 at the end of the third quarter.
Taylor Peveto paced four Bears in double figures with 23 points.
Blake Fuss tallied 15 points while Trumaine Elmore had 13 and Jace Robertson added 11.
Logan Gunter led the Raiders with 13 points.
The Bears return home Friday when they play host to first-place Beaumont Central.
Central (24-5, 11-1) pounded Livingston (9-18, 2-10) 97-28 Tuesday. Nederland (24-8, 10-2) pulled into a second-place tie by defeating Beaumont Ozen (18-10, 10-2) 50-45 in overtime. Port Neches-Groves (11-17, 6-6) pulled into a fourth-place tie with Lumberton by downing Vidor (5-22, 0-12) 44-31.
Mustangs burn Buna
BUNA - Placing four players in double figures, the West Orange-Stark Mustangs blew past the Buna Cougars 80-50 in District 21-3A play at Cougar Gym Tuesday night.
Travon Blanchard led the WO-S (19-10, 8-2) attack with 20 points.
Laquarious Paige chimed in with 16 points while Brandon Joubert had 14 and Tyrant Thompson added 13.
Buna fell to 13-16 overall, 1-10 in 21-3A play.
The Mustangs remain in a tie for second in the standings with Hardin-Jefferson (30-3, 8-2), which throttled Bridge City (11-17, 2-8) 65-30. First-place Silsbee (23-7, 10-0) bombed Hamshire-Fannett 101-58.
WO-S will host Bridge City Friday while H-J faces Silsbee at Ford Park in Beaumont.
Hawks dazzle Cards
BRIDGE CITY - The Hardin-Jefferson Hawks darted to a 26-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back as they downed the Bridge City Cardinals 65-30 in District 21-3A action at Cardinal Gym Tuesday night.
Zjori Bosha led the Hawks (30-3, 8-2) with 15 points while Braden Harmon had 11.
Bryce Sampere led the Cardinals (11-17, 2-8) with 10 points while Tanner Cervenka had eight and Alex Bingham six.
The Cardinals will visit WO-S Friday.