Midland’s Jacob Mouton
Prep Roundup: Rebels roll past Fairview
MIDLAND – The Midland Rebels had five players score in double figures Friday as they rallied from an early deficit to knock off rival Fairview, 73-57, on Homecoming night at John Clyde Briley Gym.
The Panthers (17-5) got off to a quick start and led by as many as seven early in the second quarter before the Rebels made a run that changed the game.
The Rebels (15-9) trailed 26-19 midway through the second frame before going on a 14-2 burst to end the quarter and take a 33-28 advantage.
The Rebels knocked down four 3-pointers in the second frame.
Another long ball by Maddox Hanks and a layup by Chris Breaux to start the third quarter pushed the hosts’ cushion to 10 (38-28) and the lead teetered around there for the rest of the period.
Hanks, who finished with a team-high 18 points, scored nine during the Rebels 20-point third quarter.
The Rebels pushed the lead to as high as 20 twice in the fourth and final quarter before the reserves took the court for the final three minutes.
Hanks was joined in double figures by teammates Kade Credeur (14), Breaux (12) and Jacob Mouton (12) and D. J. McZeal (11).
In addition to the leaders, Caleb Thibodeaux and Tanner Sonnier each scored two points and Grant Boudreaux finished with one.
Lady Rebels fall short
In the girls game, the Fairview Lady Panthers drained 14 3-pointers, including 10 in the second half as they ran away with an 85-59 victory over the Lady Rebels.
The Lady Panthers (28-3) went on a 12-2 run to start the game, but the Lady Rebels charged back on an 8-0 run of their own to trim the lead to two (12-10) late in the frame.
The Lady Rebels (11-14) remained within striking distance from there and trailed just 33-26 at the break.
The Lady Panthers pulled away in the third quarter, however. They knocked down five 3-pointers and outscored the Lady Rebels 29-10.
The two teams traded baskets in the final frame with each scoring 23 points.
Lizzy Habetz paced the Lady Rebels with 17 points and Jacklyn Sims added 12. Eighth-grader Sage Wimberly came in off the bench and pumped in 11 points, including nine in the fourth quarter.
In addition to the leaders, Hailey Seaux scored eight points, Emma Boudreaux added six, Marlie Boudreaux had three and Caitlyn Boudreaux finished with two.
Maggie Manuel and Rylee Jinks paced the Lady Panthers with 24 and 20 points, respectively.
Midland begins District 7-B play Tuesday when they play host to Bell City in a doubleheader beginning at 6 p.m.
Warriors top Dequincy
CROWLEY – Lance Martin erupted for 34 points Friday to help lead the Northside Christian Warriors to a convincing 72-48 Homecoming victory over DeQuincy at Seth Trahan Memorial Gym.
Martin poured in 19 points in the first half and the Warriors took a 33-21 lead into the half.
He added 12 more points in the third quarter and the Warriors outscored the guests 23-9 to put the game out of reach.
Landen Istre and Keegan Foreman also scored in double figures with 15 and 12 points, respectively. Bailey Landry added six points and Jagger Thibodeaux finished with five.
The Warriors begin District 6-C play on Tuesday when they play host to Hackberry at 7 p.m.