NACOGDOCHES â€” The San Augustine Wolves defeated New Summerfield 69-57 Tuesday in a Class 1A Division I Region III quarter final game at Central Heights High School.
San Augustineâ€™s Dez Randle led all scorers with 14 points on the night, including four 3-pointers.
Both teams had strong first-half performances with the Hornets of New Summerfield converting a 3-pointer to end the half with a 35-38 lead. The Hornetsâ€™ momentum continued through the third quarter as they were able to hold the Wolves to seven points, carrying a five-point lead into the final period.
With 4:30 left in the game San Augustine re-gained the lead on a Randle field, goal going up 52-51. On the ensuing possession, New Summerfield turned the ball over, leading to Randle converting a three-ball to take a four-point lead and the secure the momentum.
San Augustine was able to hold on to the lead for the remainder of the game, cruising to a 12-point victory.
Bobby Tanner and Jarvis Smith both finished in double figures for the Wolves. Tanner had 14 while Smith had 12. Smith also had 17 rebounds on the night.
Austin Gray had 14 points for the Hornets and Case Wilkerson finished with 11.
Class 1A Division I Region III Quarterfinals
At Central Heights HS
San Augustine 69, New Summerfield 57
San Augustine 16 19 7 27 â€” 69
New Summerfield 13 25 9 10 â€” 57
SAN AUGUSTINE â€” Jeremy Jenkins, 4; Jarvis Smith, 13; JaCourtney Thomas, 2; Bobby Tanner, 14; Dez Randle, 18; Tyaundra Taylor, 6; Jamikel Roberts, 2; Al Horton, 7; Zhikavan Wilson, 3.
NEW SUMMERFIELD â€” Cameron Williams, 8; Devon Abercrombie, 2; Francisco Parra, 9; Adrian Ornelas, 4; Austin Gray, 14; Ryan Weaver, 9; Case Wilkerson, 11.
THREE POINT GOALS â€” SA: Randle (4), Horton. NS: Williams (2), Parra (3), Wilkerson.
RECORDS â€” San Augustine 21-6; New Summerfield 21-14.