Cade Landrum

Lubbock Christian's Cade Landrum helped spark a strong second half with two 3-pointers Friday in a 57-41 victory at Midland Trinity.

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MIDLAND -- Lubbock Christian didn’t figure to miss the playoffs without a fight.

So when the Eagles went to Midland Trinity on Friday for a must-win matchup with the Chargers, there was plenty of fight when it mattered most. Sparked by Cade Landrum’s outside touch and Alex Lack putting the team on his back, Lubbock Christian outscored Midland Trinity by 14 points after halftime to pull away for a 57-41 victory.

The outcome leaves both teams 1-3 in TAPPS District 1-4A and forces a third meeting for the No. 2 playoff spot. The rematch will be played at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Seagraves High School.

The Chargers trailed just 25-23 at halftime before Lubbock Christian (10-9) seized control. Landrum cranked in two 3-pointers in the third quarter and Zach Rogers added a third to help the Eagles extend the lead to 39-33. In the final 8 minutes, Lack scored 7 of his 13 points and LC put Midland Trinity away with an 18-8 advantage.

LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN 57, MIDLAND TRINITY 41

Lubbock Christian    11   14   14   18   --   57

Midland Trinity           8   15  10     8    --   41

Lubbock Christian (57) -- Cash Howard 4 0-0 8, Alex Lack 5 3-6 13, Zeke Lott 1 1-4 3, Zack Rogers 3 2-2 11, Cade Landrum 3 0-2 9, Riley Schroeder 0 0-0 0, Carter Carruthers 1 0-0 3. Totals 20 10-20 57.

Midland Trinity (41) -- Shobby Enakapene 1 3-4 5, Ciro Baeza 7 4-5 19, Spencer Ohlman 3 0-0 6, Ben Shipley 2 0-0 6, Sam Boss 1 0-0 2, Colin Fisher 1 1-2 3. Totals 15 8-11 41.

3-point goals -- Lubbock Christian 7 (Landrum 3, Rogers 3, Carruthers 1); Midland Trinity 3 (Shipley 2, Baeza 1). Total fouls -- Lubbock Christian 10, Midland Trinity 19. Fouled out -- None. Records: Lubbock Christian 10-9, 1-3 District 1-4A; Midland Trinity 1-3. Up next: Lubbock Christian vs. Midland Trinity, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Seagraves.

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Patriots keep rolling, thunder past Southcrest 45-20

Southcrest Christian slowed the pace down but couldn’t do enough to derail All Saints.

The Patriots grabbed control in the second quarter and steamrolled from there on the way to a 45-20 victory.

Jackson Janes helped All Saints (13-11, 3-0 district) get revving with 6 points in the second period then 9 in the third. He led the Patriots with 18 points, while Britten Stoffregon scored 13 – 7 in the final frame – and Luke Maples added 12.

Both teams wrap up district play with road trips on Monday. All Saints heads to Ascension Academy in Amarillo while Southcrest ventures to Abilene Christian.

ALL SAINTS 45, SOUTHCREST CHRISTIAN 20

All Saints      6   11   12   16   --   45

Southcrest   2     1     7    10   --   20

All Saints (45) -- Britten Stoffregon 5 1-1 13, Jackson Janes 7 3-5 18, Luke Maples 6 0-0 12, Rose Osborne 1 0-0 2. Totals 19 4-6 45

Southcrest Christian (20) – Preston 1 2-4 4, Townsend 1 0-0 2, Perry 1 2-4 4, Delgado 3 0-0 6, Birdwell 1 0-0 2, Means 1 0-0 2. Totals 8 4-10 20.

3-point goals -- All Saints 3 (Stoffregon 2, Janes 1); Southcrest 0. Total fouls -- All Saints 6, Southcrest 8. Fouled out -- None. Technical foul -- Maples. Records: All Saints 13-11, 3-0 District 1-2A. Up next: All Saints at Ascension Academy, 7:30 p.m. Monday; Southcrest Christian at Abilene Christian, 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Warriors keep rolling, rout Notre Dame 65-23

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WICHITA FALLS -- James Hawthorne lit the fuse for Kingdom Prep in the first quarter and his teammates followed his lead in a 65-23 victory at Wichita Falls Notre Dame.

Hawthorne buried three 3-pointers in the opening 8 minutes and five for the game as the Warriors stayed unbeaten in TAPPS District 1-1A (12-0).

Hawthorne and Luke Sell each produced 15 points to lead the KPA (22-4 overall ), which never gave up more than 6 points in a quarter. Levi Murphy added 11 points.