Fort Worth Christian 54, Keller Timber Creek 53: The Cardinals got a basket from Jerri Sharp with four seconds left to cap a 14-point rally against Timber Creek. Fort Worth Christian was also led by Kym Young with 16 points and Morgan Dunlap with 14. FWC advanced to Saturday's fifth-place game. Timber Creek (15-8) got 19 points from Emily Spector and 13 from Hilary Kelley.
Richland 42, Abilene 39: Richlands Destiny Nunley scored 21 points to rally the Rebels past the Eagles. Abilene which scored 16 points in the opening quarter was held to just 10 points over the next two quarters as they trailed by seven entering the fourth. Arlington 48, Northwest 35: The Colts picked up their second win of the season getting 12 points from Bailey Whilden and 11 from Georgia Beatty.
Arlington (2-13) opened a quick 13-5 lead and never trailed the rest of the way. Sierra Salser carried the Colts in the second half scoring eight of her 10 points. Northwest was led by Brianna Barnhill with 11 points. Trophy Club Nelson 57, Carrollton Turner 29: Eight players scored as the Bobcats (14-8) rolled passed the Lions. Next for Nelson is a consolation semifinal contest against Fort Worth Southwest. Shaila Wolter led Nelson with 15 points, including three 3s in the first half.
Saginaw Boswell 56, FW Western Hills 41: The Pioneers (14-7) used an 18-6 run in the fourth period to defeat the Cougars (6-15) and advance to Saturdays consolation championship game against Fort Worth Southwest.
Boswell was led by Morgan Ledbetters 22 points, while teammate Emmie Rodriguez added 13. The duo scored 25 of the teams 33 second-half points.
Western Hills got 23 points from Crystal Jones, and the next leading scorer was Taylor Whiteside with 7.
Fort Worth Southwest 64, Fossil Ridge 48: The Raiders (9-13) had three players in double figures and converted on 23 of 35 free throws againts the Panthers (12-9).
Jasmine Horne had 19 points and teammates Tearria Johnson and Amanda Wortham added 15 apiece in the win. Wortham scored 13 points on free throws.
Fossil Ridge was led by Allyson TeO with 26 points. The Panthers meet Western Hills at 10:30 a.m. Saturday for third place in the consolation bracket.
Leading by just three midway through the second quarter Hurst L.D. Bell went on a 9-0 run and breezed to a 55-39 rout of Keller Timber Creek in a championship quarterfinal Friday morning at the Boswell Holiday Classic.
Bell meets Richland next.
The Blue Raiders (17-3) led by 10 at the half and then held Timber Creek (14-8) to just two points in the third quarter to seal the game.
Bell was led by Cierra Johnson with 18 points, 16 of those coming in the first half. Teammate Leah Taylor added 15, including four 3-pointers, while Maggie Lockwood and Sheridan Pilcher chipped in eight apiece.
Timber Creek was led by Emily Spector with 10 and Dani Cowley with eight. They were just 9 of 19 at the free-throw line.
Haltom 37, Joshua 26: Haltom (7-11) got four straight points from Nadia Woods just over two minutes into the fourth quarter to turn a three point lead into a seven point game that the Buffalos never relinquished.
Joshua (7-12) had a chance when Haltom twice missed the front end of one and ones, but failed to rebound leading to Buffalo baskets. The Owls played the entire second half without Hailey Calfee who was injured late in the first half when she hit the ground.
Haltom which was led by Taylor Dangerfield with 13 points advances to tonight's 5 p.m. championship semifinal where they will take on Little Elm. Calfee and Madison Lasater led Joshua with six each.
The Owls scored just 11 points in the second half including one basket as they made 9 of 13 free throws. Haltom made just three of 14 from the line in the fourth quarter.
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