Spearheaded by the stellar play of junior guard Alex Robinson, Mansfield Timberview defeated Garland Lakeview Centennial 79-59 Saturday to win the Fort Worth ISD/Coca-Cola Classic at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center.
Robinson had 26 points and was named tournament MVP. Robinson helped the Wolves (18-1) dominate the second half against the Patriots (14-4).
After the Patriots took a 33-31 lead into halftime, Robinson made a 2-pointer in the third quarter to give the Wolves the lead for good. The Wolves expanded the lead to nine later in the quarter on a pair of free throws from J.V. Long.
The Wolves outscored the Patriots 23-12 in the third quarter. After that, the Patriots only got within 10 points of the Wolves once.
The Wolves led the entire first quarter, but not by more than five points. The Patriots took their first lead of the game at 19-18 with 6:30 remaining in the first half.
Mansfield Summit 63, Arlington Bowie 59: Terrance Hubby had 20 points, Lovell Cabbil added 19 and the Summit Jaguars finished third in the tournament.
There were 11 lead changes in the first half, but Bowie had a 30-29 lead at the break.
Cabbil drained a 3-pointer to give the Jaguars the lead with 5:42 remaining in the third quarter until Volunteers' Will Anthony tied the game at 43-43 with a free throw.
But the Jaguars (9-6) went on a 7-2 run to take their largest lead of the game at 52-47. The Volunteers (14-4) responded with an 8-2 run to retake a one-point lead with 3:40 remaining.
But on the Jaguars' next possession Cabbil hit a 3-pointer to give the Jaguars the lead for the rest of the game.
The two-point margin would be the closest the Volunteers would get.
Senglin finished the game with 19 points and Malcolm Hughes added 11 points for the Volunteers.
Fort Worth Arlington Heights 72, Fort Worth Dunbar 68: Leon Sanders of Arlington Heights had 21 points, 14 of which came in the first half, helping the Yellow Jackets to a fifth-place finish.
With the score tied at 33 at halftime, the Wildcats (8-7) went on a 7-0 run early in the second half to take their largest lead of the game. The Yellow Jackets (9-5) followed that up by going on a 9-0 run to retake the lead at 42-40 with 4:48 remaining.
The Wildcats (8-7) wouldn't take the lead again until the fourth quarter with the score at 55-54, and the Yellow Jackets took the lead for good at 56-55 with 5:37 remaining on a basket by Damontre McFarland.
McFarland sealed the game with a dunk to put the Yellow Jackets up by nine with 2:15 remaining.
Da'Lante Brooks had 27 points for the Wildcats, and Dennis Jones added 24.
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