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Kingdom Prep made quick work of Christ the King on Tuesday in a TAPPS District 1-1A crosstown showdown.

The Warriors bolted to a huge first-quarter lead and rolled past the Trojans 68-34.

KPA (16-4, 6-0 district) steamrolled to a 21-3 lead after 8 minutes, anchored by Luke Sell’s 14 points.

CTK clawed back within 31-19 by halftime, but the Warriors hit another hot streak – this one ignited by Aaron Gonzales with 8 points – to extend the lead to 49-23.

Jax Jonas scored 12 points to join Sell (14) and Gonzales (10) in double digits.

No Trojan statistics were available.

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Eagles ease past Nazareth 38-29

NAZARETH -- On a night when scoring was a premium, Lubbock Christian found a little more success in a 38-29 triumph.

Alex Lack scored 7 of his 16 points in the first quarter and the Eagles churned away from there to down the Swifts.

Zack Rogers added 10 points for Lubbock Christian (9-6), while Riley Shroeder came off the bench to crank in a pair of 3-pointers and produced 8 points.

LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN 38, NAZARETH 29

Lubbock Christian       9     13     9      7     --    38

Nazareth                       4     10     8     7     --    29

Lubbock Christian (38) -- Cash Howard 0 0-0 0, Alex Lack 6 2-3 16, Zack Rogers 3 2-2 10, Zeke Lott 3 0-1 6, Riley Schroeder 3 0-0 8, Carter Carruthers 0 0-0 0, Cason Jones 0 0-0 0, Jackson Smith 0 0-0 0, Andrew Haggard 0 0-0 0. Totals 15 4-6 38.

Nazareth (29) -- Nathaniel Van Dyke 2 4-6 7, Luke Betzen 1 1-2 3, Aidan Moss 0 5-6 5, Kaden Cleavinger 1 0-0 2, Trent Gerber 1 0-0 3, Jayden High 2 0-0 4, Derek Dyer 1 0-0 2. Totals 9 9-14 28.

3-point goals -- Lubbock Christian 4 (Rogers 2, Schroeder 2); Nazareth 2 (Van Dyke 1, Gerber 1). Total fouls -- Lubbock Christian 15, Nazareth 13. Records: Lubbock Christian 9-6, Nazareth 9-4. Up next: Lubbock Christian at Trinity Christian, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Lions get offense clicking to surge past Portales

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If Trinity Christian was in the throes of a scoring slump, the Lions found their way out in emphatic fashion against Portales.

Spurred by Ethan Duncan’s 6 makes from outside the 3-point arc, the Lions peppered the Rams with 16 treys on the way to an 84-47 romp.

Bryce Hiner pumped in four 3s in a first quarter when Trinity (14-13) surged to a 28-14 lead. Duncan spread his out, with two in the first 8 minutes, three in the second quarter and one more to cap his 22-point night.

Marcus Ramon-Edwards also came up big with 16 points and four long bombs – all in the second half when the Lions stretched their lead by outscoring Portales (5-10) 37-22.

TRINITY CHRISTIAN 84, PORTALES 47

Portales          14     11      9      13    --     47

Trinity             28    19      23     14     --    84

Portales (47) -- Enrique Diaz 2 1-1 5, Kellan Hightower 3 1-2 10, Antonio Ramos 1 0-0 2, Josiah Tellez 6 3-6 16, Kenevan Bailey 3 1-2 7, Chanden Neece 2 0-0 5, Brandon Blidi 1 0-1 2. Totals 18 6-12 47.

Trinity (84) -- Ethan Duncan 8 0-1 22, Bryce Hiner 5 1-2 16, Tru Buchanan 6 0-0 12, Parker Sutton 1 0-2 2, Marcus Ramos-Edwards 6 0-0 16, Davis Reeves 3 1-1 7, Xiao Lon 2 0-0 5, Caleb McDonald 1 2-5 4, Pierce Stell 0 0-0 0, Breck Thomas 0 0-0 0. Totals 32 4-11 84.

3-point goals -- Portales 5 (Hightower 3, Tellez 1, Neece 1); Trinity 16 (Duncan 6, Hiner 5, Ramon-Edwards 4, Lon 1). Total fouls -- Portales 11, Trinity 15. Records: Portales 5-10, Trinity 14-13. Up next: Trinity Christian at Midland Trinity, 6:45 p.m. Friday.