Javier Smith had 16 points and eight rebounds to help send the Patterson seventh-grade A-team Cavaliers into the semifinals of the Killeen ISD Invitational on Thursday with a 61-44 win over Temple Bonham.
Other contributors for Patterson were Tyler Gains (14 points, eight rebounds), Tony McIntosh (11 points), Frankie Santiago (nine points, seven rebounds, two blocks), Marquise Mango (nine points) and Deric Jones (two points).
UNION GROVE 7A 54, PALO ALTO 7A 36: Tyrese Smith scored 14 points and the Grizzlies bounced back from a first-round loss.
Other scorers for Union Grove were Evan Chatman (13 points), Jayden Chatman (10), Dayne Holden (eight), Javonni Goodrich (seven), Marcus McMillan and Aimeer Washington (four each) and Re’Shawn Sanford (two).
Tony Bradley led Palo Alto with eight points. Alex Angulo added seven, and Adrian Sheffield had six.
RANCIER 8A DEF. NOLAN 8A: Albert Powell had seven points, 10 rebounds and a block to help lead the Karoos to a second-round victory.
Rancier led by 10 at halftime, then fended off a late charge by the Mustangs.
Other contributors for Rancier were Patrick Cox (seven points, four rebounds, six steals), Antron Williams (seven points, two assists, two steals), Tyquan Scoby (three points, seven rebounds, four steals), Sebastian Rivera (six points, four steals), Caden Clark (four points, two rebounds), Isaac Warner (two points, two steals) and Jacob Thomas (two points).
PATTERSON 8A 46, TEMPLE BONHAM 8A 38: Howard Johnson scored 23 points and the Cavaliers picked up the pace in the second half on their way to a second-round victory.
Other scores for Patterson were Breon Williams (nine points), Emmanuel Kenyi (six), Reggie Barlow (five), Elias Santiago (two) and Dominick Allison (one).
LIBERTY HILL 7A 50, RANCIER 7A 21: Jamyron Keller scored 19 points and the Lions raced out to a 25-2 lead en route to a victory in the first round of the tournament.
Rancier bounced back with a 17-point second quarter to pull within 36-17, but struggled again in the second half.
Other scores for Liberty Hill (6-1) were Jy’juan Eskridge (10 points), Ryan Allen (nine), Gabe Ramirez (four), Shawn Timmons and Ta’shun Berry (three each) and Marcus Rush (two). Jordan Bailey was a defensive standout.
ACADEMY 7A 37, PALO ALTO 7A 30: Academy capitalized on the Patriots’ foul problems and used the free-throw line to rally in the fourth quarter for a victory.
Palo Alto led 17-11 at halftime. Academy rallied in the second, aided by 16 free throw attempts.
TEMPLE TRAVIS 7A 45, UNION GROVE 7A 34: Tyrese Smith led Union Grove with 16 points.
Other scorers for the Grizzlies were Evan Chatman (10 points), Aimeer Washington and Jayden Chatman (eight each) and Javonni Goodrich (two).
PATTERSON 8A DEF. MANOR 8A: Howard Johnson and Elias Santiago each scored 11 points to lead the Cavaliers in a first-round victory.
The Cavs jumped out to a 17-5 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.
Other scorers for Patterson were Reggie Barlow (nine points), Breon Williams (eight), Emmanuel Kenyi (seven), Chris Campbell (five), Dominick Allison (four) and Jayden Rudd (three).
RANCIER 8A VS. LIBERTY HILL 8A: Sebastian Rivera led Rancier with eight points.
Tyquan Scoby added four points and three rebounds.
Monday (regular season)
EASTERN HILLS 7A DEF. PALO ALTO 7A: Palo Alto was led by Alex Angulo, Zachary Manson and Nickolus Caldwell.
PATTERSON 7A 49, UNION GROVE 7A 27: Javier Smith scored 16 points to lead the Cavaliers to a win.
Other scorers for Patterson were Tony McIntosh (eight points), Deric Jones (six), Tyler Gains and Marquise Mango (five each) and Rashad Jackson and Tola Gormely (two each). Frankie Santiago grabbed 15 rebounds.
Evan Chatman led Union Grove with 11 points. Other scorers for the Grizzlies were Tyrese Smith (10), Javonni Goodrich (four) and Aimeer Washington (two).
LIBERTY HILL 7A 70, NOLAN 7A 51: Jamyron Keller scored 31 points and the Lions took command with a big second quarter.
Other scorers for Liberty Hill were Ryan Allen (14 points), Jeremiah Jones (seven), Jy’juan Eskridge (six), Shawn Timmons and Jordan Bailey (five each) and Suntisouk Southhichak and Marcus Rush (two each). Gabriel Ramirez was a defensive standout.
Liberty Hill (5-1, 3-0 conference) trailed 14-12 after the opening quarter, but scored 23 points in the second to take a 35-20 halftime lead.
SMITH 7A 51, MANOR 7A 43: At Manor, Jadarius Murphy had 14 rebounds and two blocks to help the Leopards remain unbeaten in conference play.
Marvinus Phillip had eight rebounds, three blocks and a steal. Jamarius Stewart had four steals and six assists. Dion Ware and Pablo Picacio were offensive standouts.
RANCIER 7A 51, AUDIE MURPHY 7A 36: George Archer scored 15 points in the Ka-Roos’ victory.
Other contributors for Rancier were Tramari Randles (10 points), Maalik Walker (nine), Jermaine Gaffney (leading rebounder) and Myles Thomas.
AUDIE MURPHY 8A 42, RANCIER 8A 36: At Audie Murphy, Tyquan Scoby led the defeated Karoos with nine rebounds, four steals and two points.
Other contributors for Rancier were Albert Powell (eight points and five rebounds), Isaac Warner (eight points and five rebounds), Sebastian Rivera (eight points), Patrick Cox (six points), and Antron Williams, Jacob Thomas and Caden Clark (two points each).
SMITH 8A 56, MANOR 8A 19: Alfred Vincent recorded 24 points, nine rebounds, five assists and a block to lead the unbeaten Leopards.
Other contributors for Smith (6-0, 3-0 conference) were Clarence Jackson (10 points, seven rebounds and a block), Jayden Hurst (eight points, three rebounds, four assists), Kobe Burgess (six points, four rebounds, two steals), Jacobia Thomas (four points, seven rebounds, two assists), Ahmad Bailey (three points, four rebounds, two steals, two blocks) and Dominique Williams (one point, six rebounds, three assists, one block).
The eighth-grade Leopards travel to Eastern Hills on Thursday.
PALO ALTO 8A 64, EASTERN HILLS 8A 32: Antwone Gonzalez scored 21 points to lead the Patriots to their first win.
Other scorers for Palo Alto, which led 33-15 at halftime, were Khamari Terrell (15 points), Ryan Gray (seven), Jonathan Chavez (six), Elijah Pettus (five), Eric Polk and Isiah Rios (four each) and Akari Morris (two).
LIBERTY HILL 8A 59, NOLAN 8A 35: Uriyah Evans scored 14 points, and Iv’rson Lavizzo added 13 to lead the Lions to a victory.
Other scorers for Liberty Hill were Josiah Escoffery and Marcus Maple (seven points each), Terrance Carter (six), Malyke Whitted (five) and Lamont Williams and Nehemiah Costley (two each).
PATTERSON 8A 55, UNION GROVE 8A 38: Breon Williams scored 15 points and the Cavaliers led all the way after grabbing a 17-6 first-quarter lead.
Other scorers for Patterson were Howard Johnson (13 points), Reggie Barlow (nine), Elias Santiago (six), Emmanuel Kenyi (four) and Chris Campbell (two).
PATTERSON 8A 63, AUDIE MURPHY 8A 55: Howard Johnson scored 28 points and the Cavaliers used clutch defensive stops and timely baskets down the stretch to pick up a victory.
Other scorers for Patterson were Elias Santiago (11 points), Breon Williams and Domingo Ortego (eight each) and Reggie Barlow (seven).
PATTERSON 8B 35, AUDIE MURPHY 8B 34: Jamal Williams scored 12 points and the Cavaliers came out on top in a back-and-forth affair.
Other scorers for Patterson were Zaylin Blackwood (nine points), Jorien Young (six), Delon Lindsey (four) and Antonio Jones (two).
MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS (MONDAY)
PATTERSON 7A 32, UNION GROVE 7A 12: DeYanna Reed had 12 points, 10 steals and four rebounds to help lead the Lady Cavaliers to a victory.
Other contributors for Patterson were Elizabeth Eakin (four points, 10 rebounds), Kania Prichett (seven points, five assists and four steals), JaLiz Simmons (two points, two steals), Kera Harvey (two points, two steals, five rebounds), Tiana St. Cyr (two points, three rebounds), NeVeah Barnes (two points, four rebounds), Trinity Lewis (five points, eight steals, six rebounds), Keyanna Hunter (two steals) and Natalia Robinson.
Keonna Otis led Union Grove with eight points. Elizabeth Porr and Kaley Lelauti each had two. Alicia Mora scored one.
SMITH 7A 37, MANOR 7A 29: At Manor, Trinity Hicks had 11 points and five steals to lead the Lady Leopards to a victory.
Other contributors for Smith were Amber Holt (six points, four steals), Kelis Turner (four points, two steals), Symoi Dreckette (four points), Daniya Brooks (three points, 11 rebounds), Yazmin Ortiz Colon (three points) and Naomi Sanders (three rebounds).
RANCIER 7A 25, AUDIE MURPHY 7A 18: At Audie Murphy: Kailan Hatten had seven points, 17 rebounds, 14 steals and two block and the Lady Karoos won behind a late rally.
Other contributors for Rancier were Deanndra Jones (eight points and four steals), Rachell Torres-Collado (eight points and five rebounds), Jennifer Hernandez (two points, seven rebounds and 12 steals), Kashaurea Johnson (five rebounds and three steals) and Dora Contreras, Jo’Naysia Collins and Julia Trumbull.
PATTERSON 8A 54, UNION GROVE 8A 23: Evelyn Lorenzo led the victorious Lady Cavaliers in scoring for the third straight week with 18 points to go with three assists and four steals.
Other contributors for Patterson were Kaisy Cochrane (12 points, three assists, three rebounds, two steals), Ichani Norman (eight points, three rebounds, three steals), Lauren Thomas (six points, four rebounds), Natajha Jenkins (two points, three assists, two steals), Naudia Vasquez (two points, two steals) and Kira Bass (two points, three assists and four rebounds).
Samiyah Walker and Olivia Sullens led Union Grove, which faces Rancier on Monday.
The 8A Lady Cavs travel to Live Oak Ridge on Monday.
PALO ALTO 8A 39, EASTERN HILLS 8A 9: Ja’Mesha Reece scored 17 points, and Kaylah Cherry added 12 to lead the Lady Patriots to a victory.
Other scorers for Palo Alto were Mekiyla Kerley (five points), Janiyah Hall (three) and Alyssa Burrell-Holmes (one).
Keyshany Pizarro, Elicia Weaver, Jahlaiza Wiggins, Alicia Rolland and Janea White were defensive standouts.
RANCIER 8A 33, AUDIE MURPHY 8A 16: At Rancier, Sugiely Nieves scored 11 of her 18 points in the first half as the Lady Roos jumped out to a 15-7 lead at halftime en route to a victory.
Diamond Brunn led the way in the second half, when she scored nine of her 13 points to finish off the win.
The teams met earlier this season with Rancier collecting a one-point victory.
Keonna Grier and K’Mara Downs stepped up on the defensive end for the Lady Roos.
SMITH 8A 37, MANOR 8A 23: Taylor Lewis had 15 points, seven rebounds, three steals and a block to lead the Lady Leopards to a victory.
Other contributors for Smith were Michelle Okeowo (six points, three steals, two rebounds), Saniya Woodberry (three points and two rebounds), Asia Gibson (five points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals), Taylor Peterson (three rebounds), Adriyanna Jackson (two points and two rebounds) and J’Naija Gould (four points, five rebounds and four steals).
SMITH 8A 34, NOLAN 8A 7: Queenie Humes scored 15 points to lead the Lady Leopards to a victory.
Other scorers for Smith were Taylor Lewis (six points), Asia Gibson and Michelle Okeowo (four), J’Naija Gould (three) and Adriyanna Jackson (two).
COPPERAS COVE ISD
S.C. LEE 7A 40, TEMPLE BONHAM 7A 10: Kaleigh Haywood was the player of the game in the Lady Cougars’ victory.
S.C. LEE 7B 13, BONHAM 7B 11: Lanaya Horta made a last-second, game-winning shot for the Lady Cougars.
BONHAM 8A 30, S.C. LEE 8A 26: Kyra Gaston led the defeated Lady Cougars with 12 points.
S.C. LEE 8B 27, BONHAM 8B 9: Kira Bennett was the player of the game for the winning Lady Cougars.
Jan. 22, at S.C. Lee
S.C. LEE 8A 60, TEMPLE BONHAM 8A 49: Caleb Emberton scored 15 points to lead the Cougars to a victory. Travis Sanders added 10 points.
S.C. LEE 8B 45, BONHAM 8B 16: Lanathan Jackson scored 12 points, and Treshawn Roberson 10 in the Cougars’ victory.
BONHAM 7A 37, S.C. LEE 7A 36: Dwayne Dwyer led the defeated Cougars with 13 points.
S.C. LEE 7B 34, BONHAM 7B 14: Henry Perez (11 points) and Issac Moreno (10) led the Cougars to a victory.
Troy A-Team tournament, Jan. 20
S.C. LEE 7B 39, MOODY 18: Henry Perez scored 16 points as the Cougars won the championship game. Issac Moreno added eight points.
S.C. LEE 7B 36, TROY 7A 30: Malik Davis (12 points) and Jacoby Frazier (10) led the Cougars in scoring.
S.C. LEE 8B 41, TROY 8B 5: Lanathan Jackson scored 10 points in the Cougars’ win. Ben Izquierdo added eight.
TROY 8A 25, S.C. LEE 8B 20: Brandon Canete led the defeated Cougars with eight points.
BURNET JV GIRLS 34, SALADO 30: Lorena Perez led the defeated Lady Eagles with 13 points.
Other scorers were Reese Preston (10 points), Emily Stuckly (five) and Priscilla Torczynski (two).