CORSICANA — Aston Francis scored 15 of his game-high 26 from beyond the arc as All Saints pulled away from Bishop Gorman for a 69-54 victory in the second round of the TAPPS 2-4A Tournament on Friday at Corsicana High School.

Jaired Maddox added 18 points for the Trojans, who clinched a playoff spot with the win. All Saints (30-4) will play the winner of the Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill-Dallas Christian game for third place at 3 p.m. today.

Garrett Thibodeaux led the Crusaders (12-15) with 14 points, though Trojans coach Eddie Francis was pleased with his team's defense on Gorman's leading scorer.

"I commend Luke Lee for his strong defense against their best player, Thibodeaux," the coach said. "I commend the kids for continuing to get better and we look forward to hopefully a long playoff run."

Christian Watkins (13), Judah Bell (12) and Sean Goforth (10) all reached double-digit scoring for Gorman, which will play the loser of the TC-CH vs. Dallas Christian game in the fifth-place game to determine the final playoff berth out of TAPPS 2-4A.

Also today in Corsicana, Grace Community battles Dallas Parish Episcopal in the championship game.


TAPPS 2-4A Tournament

All Saints 69, Bishop Gorman 54

Gorman 11 16 11 16 — 54

All Saints 17 14 18 20 — 69

GORMAN — Bell, 12; Watkins, 13; Goforth, 10; Thibodeaux, 14; Morales, 5.

ALL SAINTS — Aston Francis, 26; Patrick Pulliam, 1; Gill Clements, 6; Matt Brunson, 4; Clayton Smith, 4; Chris Williams, 2; Jaired Maddox, 18; Luke Lee, 8.

THREE POINT GOALS — TKG: Bell (2), Goforth (2), Morales. AS: Francis (5), Maddox (2).

RECORDS — Gorman 12-15; All Saints 30-4.


Lady Crusaders fall to TC-CH

CORSICANA — Despite a career-high 23 points from Colleen Allare, the Bishop Gorman Lady Crusaders dropped a 57-44 decision to Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill in the TAPPS 2-4A Tournament on Friday at Corsicana High School.

Kamryn Smith led the Lady Tigers with 12 points, while Keshona Hawkins added 11.

The Lady Crusaders (17-13) play Waco Reicher at 10:30 a.m. today for fifth place and the final playoff berth. The contest is at Corsicana High School.

TC-CH advances to meet Carrollton Prince of Peace for third placed today at 1:30 p.m.

Brooke Lee added 15 points, six assists and three steals for Gorman, while Courtney Fergerson had seven assists.


TAPPS 2-4A Girls Tournament

Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill 57, Bishop Gorman 44

Gorman 9 10 14 11 — 44

TC-CH 12 12 14 19 — 57

BISHOP GORMAN — Brooke Lee, 15; Colleen Allare, 23; Olivia Dugan, 2; Courtney Fergerson, 4.

TC-CH — Keshona Hawkins, 11; Jennifer Kolanek, 7; Kamryn Smith, 12; Janaiva Brazzle, 8; Asia Roy, 4; Beonca Ingram, 8; Rachel Reilly, 7.

THREE POINT GOALS — TKG: Lee, Allare (4). TC-CH: Kolanek, Smith (2).

RECORDS — Bishop Gorman 17-13.


Girls TAPPS 2-4A Tournament

First Round

Game 1: Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill def. Dallas Shelton

Game 2: Bishop Gorman 47, All Saints 32

Game 3: Waco Reicher 40, Grace Community 38

Second Round

at Corsicana HS

Game 4: Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill 57, Bishop Gorman 44

Game 5: Carrollton Prince of Peace d. Waco Reicher

Third Round

at Corsicana HS

Fifth-Place Game: Bishop Gorman vs. Waco Reicher, 10:30 a.m. Saturday

Third-Place Game: Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill vs. Carrollton Prince of Peace, 1:30 p.m. Saturday

Championship: Dallas Christian vs. Dallas Parish Episcopal, 4:30 p.m. Saturday


Boys TAPPS 2-4A Tournament

First Round

Game 1: All Saints 94, Waco Reicher 33

Game 2: Bishop Gorman 81, Dallas Shelton 60

Game 3: Dallas Christian def. Carrollton Prince of Peace

Second Round

at Corsicana HS

Game 4: All Saints 69, Bishop Gorman 54

Game 5: Dallas Christian vs. Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill (n)

Third Round

at Corsicana HS

Fifth-Place Game: Bishop Gorman vs. Loser Game 5, noon Saturday

Third-Place Game: All Saints vs. Winner Game 5, 3 p.m. Saturday

Championship: Grace Community vs. Dallas Parish Episcopal, 6 p.m. Saturday


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