Amarillo-area boys district basketball scores for January 30th


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Randall’s KJ Thomas, left, and teammate Devin Baccas celebrate during the Raiders win over rival Canyon on Tuesday night. [Roy Wheeler/ Press Pass Sports]

Randall edges Canyon 

Randall was able to do gain some ground in the district race by holding off rival Canyon thanks to a 56-54 win on the home court of the House of Doom on Tuesday night.

The Raiders keep an unblemished record in District 4-4A at 10-0 while improving to 25-3 overall. The Raiders now hold a comfortable three-game lead over Canyon which drops to 7-3 in the league and 15-10 overall.

This game was close throughout with the Canyon upset bid falling just short down the stretch. KJ Thomas did what he does each and every night scoring a game-high 22 points to lead the Raiders. Taysen Combs also came in clutch with 16. Canyon’s Gage Lunsford and Trace Wilson each put up 14 points despite the loss.

Bushland rallies past River Road 

In a battle of crosstown rivals, the Bushland Falcons put together a strong second half run that was enough to pull away from upset-minded River Road 44-33 at River Road High School on Tuesday night.

The two teams struggled on the offensive end in the first half with the Falcons clinging to an 18-17 halftime advantage. However, the second half was a different story as the Falcons found momentum going on a 17-6 third quarter run to help soar past the Wildcats.

Tagg Thrash was key in the win for Bushland scoring a team-high 15 points. Jenner King followed with nine. Lui Aguilera led the Wildcats with 15 points and four rebounds.

Tuesday’s top performers

Palo Duro bounced back from a loss to Amarillo High last week by getting a season sweep of Tascosa in a 70-46 blowout victory on Tuesday. Victor Juarez and Alain Nziza combined for 51 of the Dons points with Juarez going for 26 and Nziza scoring 25 points.

Hereford picked up a huge District 4-4A win by stunning West Plains 72-58. Tyi Duque led the charge for the Whitefaces posting a team-high 22 points.

Julian Alonzo of Pampa poured in 18 points to help the Harvesters dismantle Borger 64-33.

Connor Miller kept Canadian unbeaten in District 1-3A by racking up 19 points in a 73-49 victory over Tulia.

Childress bounced back from a loss on Friday to Lubbock Roosevelt with a huge 68-56 home win against Idalou on Tuesday. Billy Moore was superb in the victory scoring 19 points for the Bobcats.

Booker’s Hagen Chisum dropped 30 points to guide the Kiowas to their first district win 61-52 over Sanford-Fritch. The Eagles had beaten the Kiowas by 23 points in the first meeting.

Braylon Tarver of Wellington tallied 18 points which was good enough to blast the Skyrockets past Wheeler 52-49.

Hayden Drumm went off for 30 points in the Texline Tornadoes win against Pringle-Morse 110-29.

Wildorado’s Logan Mason posted 20 points in a 97-5 win over Channing.

Ascension Academy ran past Lubbock All Saints 60-39 on Tuesday to stay unbeaten at 19-0 overall and claimed the program’s first ever District 1-2A championship. Freshman Jaxson Richards continued his amazing year dropping in 23 points as the Cardinals are now a perfect 8-0 in district play.

Bushland’s Quaid Ferris goes in for a layup against River Road on Tuesday night. [James Abel/ Press Pass Sports]

Tuesday’s district scores

District 3-5A

Palo Duro 70, Tascosa 46
Caprock 43, Plainview 38

District 4-4A 

Randall 56, Canyon 54
Pampa 64, Borger 33
Hereford 72, West Plains 58
Dumas 71, Perryton 64, (OT)

District 1-3A

Canadian 73, Tulia 49
Bushland 44, River Road 33
Dalhart 44, Spearman 35

District 2-3A

Childress 68, Idalou 56
Shallowater 78, Slaton 36
Lubbock-Cooper Liberty 58, Abernathy 49

District 3-3A

Muleshoe 58, Dimmitt 48
Brownfield 74, Friona 36
Littlefield 74, Lamesa 36

District 1-2A 

Gruver 52, Stratford 39
Booker 61, Sanford-Fritch 52
West Texas High 45, Sunray 24

District 2-2A

Clarendon 66, Memphis 26
Wellington 52, Wheeler 49
Quanah 70, Shamrock 28

District 3-2A

Panhandle 58, Vega 34
Bovina 54, Boys Ranch 35
Farwell 79, Highland Park 34

District 1-1A

McLean 48, Lefors 41
Miami 103, Darrouzett 14
Fort Elliott 57, Kelton 31

District 2-1A

Groom 55, White Deer 47
Silverton 40, Valley 32
Claude 57, Hedley 25

District 3-1A

Texline 110, Pringle-Morse 29
Adrian 47, Hartley 45
Wildorado 97, Channing 5

District 4-1A

Springlake-Earth 60, Happy 47
Nazareth 84, Kress 31
Hart 58, Lazbuddie 23


Ascension Academy 60, Lubbock All Saints 39

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