The Lady Grey Wolves played the best fourth quarter of their season only to follow it with an overtime to forget.

Shoemaker rallied from an 11-point deficit to start the fourth quarter, but was outscored 12-3 in overtime by A&M Consolidated and lost 68-59 to the second-place team in District 12-5A at home on Friday night.

"I think all the players and all the coaches are exhausted after that one," Shoemaker coach Shauna Showers said.

Blair Shaefer led all scorers with 28 points for the Lady Tigers (23-8, 9-2 12-5A) and Tori Tucker added 12.

Kiara Rawls scored 18 points to lead Shoemaker (15-16, 4-7), which rallied from a 47-36 deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to tie the game at 59 at the end of regulation.

Temple 48, Belton 20 - At Belton, Tyesha Taylor scored 11 points and the Tem-Cats shut out the Tigers 8-0 in the first quarter as they rolled to a victory.

Copperas Cove 64, Bryan 30 - At Copperas Cove, with a strong first half, including an 18-3 lead after the opening quarter, the Lady Bulldawgs moved into a tie with Ellison for the fourth and final playoff spot in District 12-5A.

Sarai Rodriguez led Cove (19-12, 6-5 12-5A) with 14 points.

Salado 59, Taylor 25 - At Salado, with all her seniors taking the night off, Salado coach Jeanette McKinney got a good look at the future and broke a three-game slide in the process.

Junior guard Meredith Ward led the way 18 points and 11 rebounds while sophomore Jaylee Sebek had a true double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Ashley Adams added 12 points for Salado (14-13, 4-3 25-3A), which remained tied for third place midway through the district slate.

No. 22 Lorena 36, Gatesville 33 - At Gatesville, Katie Sampson hit three free throws with three seconds left and the Hornets let an overtime opportunity to upset the Lady Leopards slip away.

Skye Truss led Gatesville (13-13, 2-5 19-3A) with 12 points.

Sampson was fouled on a 3-point attempt by Deja Ward and drilled all three to break a 33-33 tie that looked to be headed for overtime.

Liberty Hill 80, Lampasas 54 - At Liberty Hill, Megan Mason scored 16 points for the Lady Badgers, but a 30-15 trashing in the second quarter sent Lampasas away with a blowout loss.


Waco Midway 73, Killeen 47 - At Waco, the Runnin' Roos were outscored 43-22 in the second and third quarters to end the first half of District 8-4A in fourth place. Sophomore Brian Long was the lone Killeen player to reach double figures with 16 points while Orion Stewart led the Panthers with 25.

Florence 54, Little River-Academy 44 - At Florence, Trey Jett and Matthew Mellette led the way with 12 and 11 points, respectively, as the Buffaloes pulled away with a 19-9 second quarter effort.

Temple 64, Belton 34 - At Temple, Roddric Dodd scored 21 points as the Wildcats pulled away from rival Belton with dominating first and third quarters.

Copperas Cove 83, Bryan 43 - At Bryan, Cory Scott drained five 3-pointers and led all scorers with 31 points as the Bulldawgs moved a game closer to a playoff berth Friday.

Doubling up the host Vikings 28-14 in the first quarter, Cove pulled away in the second half, outscoring Bryan 51-26 down the stretch.

A&M Consolidated 62, Shoemaker 32 - At College Station, Alex Caruso scored 22 points to lift the Tigers over the Grey Wolves with ease.

Salado 58, Taylor 40 - At Salado, the Eagles responded from Tuesday's loss to Lampasas by stretching a two-point lead into double-digits with a 21-11 fourth quarter to end the first half of District 25-3A play.

Koby Spears led Salado (16-12, 2-3) with 23 points.

No. 11 Liberty Hill 75, Lampasas 42 - At Liberty Hill, Shonderius Howard had 12 points and Brandon Scott added 10, but the Badgers (16-9, 3-2 25-3A) found out quickly that the 11th-ranked Panthers are every bit as good as advertised.

Gatesville 46, Lorena 34 - At Gatesville, Tobias Moore hit three 3-pointers and led all scorers with 18 points as the Hornets beat the Leopards.

Danny Byrd scored 13 for Gatesville (19-9, 3-2 19-3A), which led 27-18 at halftime.

Eden 63, Lometa 44 - At Lometa, led with three players in double figures, Eden blasted the host Hornets 20-9 in the third quarter and pulled away with a huge second half. Hector Rivera and Dylan Straley led Lometa (13-8, 6-2 28-1A DII) with 15 and 10 points, respectively.


Ellison 1, Killeen 1 - At Killeen, the Roos scored first, but the Eagles got an equalizing goal in the 28th minute and head into a bye date before their District 12-5A opener at Bryan next Friday. After the Roos went up 1-0 in the 19th minute, Ryan Telles assisted Juan Pulida's 28th-minute goal that gave the Eagles (3-4-3) their third tie this season.

Belton 6, Pflugerville Connally 0 - At Round Rock, Cameron Cooper had a pair of goals and an assist for the Tigers in a blowout win at the Round Rock ISD Tournament. Cooper scored the first two goals for Belton (5-3) and then Alvaro Martinez, Keegan Valentino, Angel Hernandez and Cesar Cruz all added goals for the Tigers. Valentino, Hernandez and Carlo Mosnia also added assists.

Round Rock Westwood 2, Harker Heights 0 - At Round Rock, despite outshooting the Warriors 12-6, the Knights couldn't find the back of the net, losing on Day 2 of the Round Rock ISD Tournament.

Pflugerville 2, Harker Heights 1 - At Round Rock, the Knights dropped their second straight game Friday with only a single goal from Angel Pulido.


Harker Heights 3, Killeen 1 - At Harker Heights, the Lady Knights' Bria Howard and Rachel Varley connected on a pair of goals, including the game-winner with three minutes left, to knock off the rival Lady Roos.

The Lady Knights (5-3) took a 2-0 lead at halftime after Pricilla Galindo struck early with a goal in the first two minutes.

Ellison 2 (2-1), Robinson 2 - At Leander, Darian Barbrow scored two goals in regulation and another in a shootout as the Lady Eagles defeated Robinson at the Leander ISD Tournament.

Barbrow also played goalkeeper in the shootout. But it was Alyssa Conde who came up with the game-winning goal, scoring on Ellison's fifth and final attempt.

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