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Cross-town rivals All Saints and Bishop Gorman started the new year with the opening district basketball doubleheader on Friday at Haddad Gymnasium.
All Saints earned the upper hand by sweeping the contests - the Lady Trojans won 68-38, while the Trojans triumphed 73-41.
Trysten Mosely filled the nets for 37 points to pace the No. 9 All Saints (16-7, 1-0) attack.
Mosely was followed by Madison Findley’s 15 points as the Lady Trojans rallied from a 16-12 first-quarter deficit.
Mosely scored 18 of her 37 points in a span of three minutes and 20 seconds of the third quarter.
All Saints swung the game into its corner with a 21-4 outburst in the second quarter, followed by a 26-6 margin in the third.
Victoria Paige Rebmann led the Lady Crusaders (8-8, 0-1) with 11 points, while Chloe Carl added eight.
The Lady Crusaders are next scheduled to play St. Mary’s in Longview at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The Lady Trojans are slated to play host to Grace Community next Friday at Brookshire Gym.
The Trojans, ranked No. 3, broke out to a 25-6 first-quarter lead and cruised to win the win.
Levi McCasland and Scottie Turner combined for the first 13 points of the game to get the Trojans going.
All Saints (18-3, 1-0) used a balanced scoring attack, led by Lance Lee’s 16 points. Turner (13) and Levi McCasland (12) were also in double figures scoring. Daylon Lewis added nine points, while Mason Embry and Harrison Kirkpatrick tossed in seven points apiece.
Grant McInnis and Daniel Schmitt led the Crusaders (9-9, 0-1) with nine points apiece. Chris Jones added seven.
All Saints is scheduled to play at Avinger on Monday, while the Crusaders are scheduled to play at Fort Worth Christian.
All Saints 68, Bishop Gorman 48
All Saints 12 21 26 9 - 68
Gorman 16 4 6 12 - 38
ALL SAINTS-Sarah Jordan, 2; Hannah Widman, 2; Madison Findley, 15; Madeline Perkins, 3; Trysten Mosely, 37; Shelby Phillips, 3; Lauren Datwiler, 6.
GORMAN-Claire Fanning, 3; Chloe Carl, 8; Gabrielle Manziel, 6; Sydney Dacus, 2; Victoria Paige Rebmann, 11; Kristine Guevera, 6; Cailyn Carl, 2.
THREE POINT GOALS-AS: Mosely, Perkins. TKG: Fanning.
JV SCORE-All Saints 24-16.
RECORDS-All Saints 16-7 (1-0), Bishop Gorman 8-8 (0-1).
NEXT UP-Grace at All Saints, Friday; Gorman at Longview St. Mary’s, Tuesday.
All Saints 73, Bishop Gorman 41
All Saints 25 9 18 21 - 73
Gorman 6 10 6 19 - 41
ALL SAINTS-Levi McCasland, 12; Kyle Patrick, 3; Mason Embry, 7; Bryce Fisher, 2; Harrison Kirkpatrick, 7; Lance Lee, 16; Scottie Turner, 13; Daylon Lewis, 9; Collin Gee, 2; Christian Combest, 2.
GORMAN-Nick Reuter, 3; Chris Jones, 7; Grant McInnis, 9; Tyler Hobbs, 4; Zeph Vasso, 3; Daniel Schmitt, 9; Jake Smith, 6
THREE POINT GOALS-AS: Patrick, Kirkpatrick (2), Lewis. BG: McInnis (3), Jones.
RECORDS-All Saints 18-3 (1-0), Bishop Gorman 9-9 (0-1).
NEXT UP-All Saints at Avinger Monday; Gorman at Fort Worth Christian, Monday.