HALTOM CITY — Long Beach Poly (Calif.) 51, Plano East 40: Tournament most valuable player Roschon Prince scored 19 points and had eight rebounds and Jordan Bell added 14 points and six blocks as the Jackrabbits captured the Whataburger Tournament Orange Division's 55th title.
Xavier Smith had 15 for Plano East. Poly is the eighth out-of-state-team to win the tournament.
Bullitt East (Ky.) 55, North Crowley 53: Derek Willis' 3-pointer with 9 seconds left lifted the Chargers to fifth place in the Whataburger Tournament's Orange Division.
Willis, a Kentucky signee, had his best game of the tournament, finishing with 30 points, on 13-of-21 shooting, with nine rebounds and five blocked shots.
North Crowley's Caleb Banks attempted a shot as time expired, but it was contested and fell short and left. The Panthers were led by Nik Boone's 16 points. North Crowley's leading scorer, Jalan McCloud, was held to nine.
Richardson Berkner 57, Arlington Martin 48: Keenan Evans had 26 points and the Rams denied the Warriors third place place on Saturday at the Whataburger Tournament's Orange Division.
Kordell Eilts led Martin with 13. The Warriors were down as much as 13 in the fouth quarter.
Plano West 46, Fort Worth Trimble Tech 45: Plano West edged the Bulldogs for the Whataburger Consolation championship.
Trimble Tech had a shot to win in the closing seconds, but missed an 18-foot jump shot.
A.J. Lozano had 13 and D.J. Hogg had 10 for the Wolves, who topped Justin Northwest and Coppell after an opening-round loss to Long Beach Poly (Calif.).
Poly is in the championship final at 8:15 p.m. Saturday.
Chasten King finished off a big day with 22 for Trimble Tech. The senior guard had 17 in a double overtime upset victory Saturday morning against Richland, including 16 in the fourth quarter and overtime periods.
Bullitt East (Ky.) 55, Spring Westfield 46: Rusty Troutman had 17 points to lead the Chargers into the fifth-place game Saturday at Thomas Coliseum.
Bullitt East meets North Crowley at 6:30 on Saturday.
James Harrison had 12 for Spring Westfield. Derek Willis, playing on a tender ankle, had eight.
North Crowley 55, Duncanville 52: North Crowley will play for fifth place at the Whataburger Tournament Orange Division after a victory over Duncanville on Saturday at Thomas Coliseum.
Jalan McCloud had 27 points, including five 3-pointers on eight attempts, for North Crowley, which was 5 for 6 on free throws in the last 54 seconds.
McCloud and Caleb Banks each made two and Torrence Neal was 1 of 2. North Crowley needed the cushion after Duncanville cut an eight-point lead to three on Omar Sherman's made basket.
The game marked a rematch of an early-season meeting. Duncanville won that game by four, though North Crowley played without Neal and Brandon Webb, who had 14 points on Saturday.
Jerami Grace scored a team-high 26 for Duncanville, which exited the Whataburger with two losses after an opening-round triumph over Euless Trinity. North Crowley will play Bullitt East (Ky.) or Spring Westfield for fifth place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Thomas Coliseum.
Plano West 73, Coppell 67 (OT): Sophomore D.J. Hogg had 24 points and seven rebounds for the Wolves, who advanced to the consolation finals with an overtime victory over the Cowboys on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Coliseum. Hogg, a 6-foot-6 forward, also had four steals for Plano West, which will match up with Fort Worth Trimble Tech at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Soso Jamabo added 18 for Plano West. Coppell, paced by Simi Socks' 18, exits the Whataburger Tournament have an opening-round loss to Bullitt East (Ky.) and a victory Friday against Rowlett.
Fort Worth Trimble Tech 66, Richland 60 (2OT): The Bulldogs earned a trip to the consolation finals with a double overtime upset victory over the Rebels at the Whataburger Tournament Orange Division at Thomas Coliseum.
Chasten King had 17 for Tech, which will face Plano West or Coppell in the final at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The game between those two is in progress.
Leyton Hammonds led Richland with 21, but Hayden Hunter, who averaged 21 points in the Rebels' first two games of the tournament was held to 10.
Trimble Tech received a bye into the consolation semifinals after Little Rock Parkview's withdrawal opened a hole in the Orange Division bracket.
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