Longhorns Down Panthers 73-55

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Duncanville started out strong in the first half, but a third period collapse gave Cedar Hill the clear lead and the momentum to take the 73-55 win.

Trailing by just 5 points at halftime, Duncanville could not match the offense of the Longhorns in the third period and trailed 36-55 going into the fourth. Cedar Hill matched Duncanville in the fourth and left town with the 18-point victory.

Tyler Watkins led Duncanville with 17 points, followed by Miles McDougal with 11 points and Dexter Johnson with 10 points.

For the Longhorns, Zachary Simmons led with 17 points, followed by Jordan Phillips with 16, and Ronald Pugh and Bruce Simmons with 10 points each.

Cedar Hill remained in fourth place in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) top 25 weekly poll, and Duncanville remains in twelfth place.

The Panthers will travel to Irving Nimitz on Tuesday night to take on the Vikings at 7:30 p.m. in an away game, before returning home Friday night for 7:30 p.m. game against South Grand Prairie.

Boxscore

Duncanville Panthers 13 10 13 19 55
Cedar Hill Longhorns 14 14 25 20 73

Individual Scoring

Duncanville Panthers

Number Name Points
0 Terrell Hervey 2
1 Tyler Watkins 17
2 Dexter Johnson 10
3 Jakobi Pearson 8
4 Miles McDougal 11
10 Douglass Merida
11 Ahmad Caldwell 3
12 Erik Talton
20 Steven Quinn
21 Gerald Bowie 4
23 Clarence Taylor
24 Jordan Masenburge
32 Chris Davis
34 Antonio Spencer
Total 55

Cedar Hill Longhorns

Zachary Simmons 17
Jordan Phillips 16
Ronald Pugh 10
Bruce Simmons 10
Russhard Cruickshank 9
D’Rell Roberts 9
D’Mareya Thompson 2
Total 73

Standings – District 7-6A

Team Season District Point Diff
Cedar Hill 17-2 9-0 +277
Duncanville 20-6 7-2 +251
South Grand Prairie 19-8 6-3 +224
DeSoto 18-8 6-3 +179
Irving MacArthur 9-13 3-6 -111
Grand Prairie 7-13 3-6 -128
Irving 11-13 2-7 -101
Irving Nimitz 2-15 0-9 -264