By Angel Verdejo
Killeen Daily Herald
A little intensity went a long way for the Lady Roos on Friday and the result was a 54-47 win over Robinson on the road.
"We got a couple steals and that picked up the intensity," Killeen head coach Latisha Williams said. "And we got some transition baskets from that."
Tied 11-11 after the first quarter, Killeen's intensity led the way to a 28-19 stretch over the next two quarters to pull away.
Jasmine Goodwine led Killeen (7-10) with 23 points to go with eight rebounds.
Temple 55, Copperas Cove 36 - At Temple, the Lady Bulldawgs scored less than 10 points in each of the opening three quarters and dug themselves a hole they couldn't get out of on the road, evening their District 12-5A record.
Temple (14-4, 1-1) led just 8-6 after one quarter, but outscored Cove (11-8, 1-1) 35-12 over the next two periods. Freshman Mikayla Blount led Cove with seven points, while Jasmin Johnson, Sarai Rodriguez and Brittany Gamble each added five.
Florence 24, Lexington 23 - At Florence, Reagan Isbell scored 10 points, including a go-ahead basket with 10 seconds remaining, to give the Lady Buffs a victory.
Chelsey Lansford also scored 10 points for Florence (9-8, 1-1 District 27-2A).
The Lady Buffs trailed 18-12 at halftime, but held Lexington to five points in the second half.
After Isbell's pull-up jumper from 15 feet, Lexington missed two shots and fell to 0-2 in district play.
Florence plays at Thorndale on Monday at 1:30 p.m.
Salado 60, Austin Hyde Park 26 - At Salado, Meredith Ward scored 19 points and Kirstie McGillick added 15 as the Lady Eagles moved over .500.
Salado (8-7) outscored Hyde Park in every quarter.
Cedar Park 65, Ellison 53 - At Cedar Park, the Timberwolves drained 11 3-pointers, including a 5-for-5 night by Cole Price, and pulled away late against the visiting Eagles.
Junior Malik Hawkins led Ellison (8-7) with 14 points, including four 3-pointers, while guard Ojai Black added 11.
Rosebud-Lott 31, Florence 26 - At Rosebud, the Buffaloes couldn't hit a free throw and it cost them. Florence (9-5) finished a dismal 2-of-9 from the charity stripe, while Rosebud-Lott went 12-of-18.
The Buffaloes also failed to score in the first quarter and were down 17-6 at halftime. Lupe Acevedo and Wyatt Odom led Florence with seven points each.
Lometa 52, Lohn 44 - At Lohn, Hector Rivera scored 12 points and Jesus Griffith added 10 as Lometa opened up District 28-1A Division II play with a win.
The Hornets (6-4, 1-0) pulled away late, outscoring Lohn 14-8 in the fourth quarter.
Shoemaker 61, Austin Hyde Park 57 - At Austin, a trio of Grey Wolves reached double-figure scoring and used a 23-12 third quarter to put away Hyde Park on the road. Shoemaker did jump out to a 16-6 lead after the first quarter but the Panthers answered with a 19-8 second.
Chris Runnels led Shoemaker (11-3) with 18 points, while Jose Roman had 14 and Renard Thomas added 12. The Grey Wolves open District play at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Belton.