HALLSVILLE FINISHES THIRD: Benjamin Samples led a trio in twin figures Saturday afternoon as the Hallsville Bobcats took down the Willis Wildkats 54-46 to take home the third place trophy at Spring Hill’s Longview Officials gathering.
Samples poured in 18 points, followed by 17 points from Ryan Pondant and 11 points Taven Jackel.
The Bobcats (6-4) had a rough second round Friday, dropping games to both Barbers Hill and Texas High. The Eagles of Barbers Hill scored a 41-39 win with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer. Texas High’s Tigers rolled to a 86-41 verdict in the second game.
Jai Locario was tops in scoring against Barbers Hill with 18, while Samples netted 16. It was Samples’ 15 that led the way against Texas High. Tanner Benson tallied 10 in the loss.
Hallsville participates in the Glen Rose Tournament this weekend.