HOWE â€” It took a while, but the Howe Lions took control of the game and downed the McCurtain Bulldogs 79-32 Tuesday night at the Howe Gym.
The game was close early as the Lions (4-0) led 16-11 after a quarter, but stretched their advantage to 30-19 at halftime.
However, in the third quarter, the Lions clawed the â€˜Dogs, using a 27-7 third quarter for a 57-26 lead going into the final period.
Whitesboro 75, Buffalo Valley 48: In Whitesboro, the Bulldogs (3-0) jumped out to a 20-12 lead after a period en route to a 42-30 lead at halftime. Leading 54-41 after three quarters, the â€™Dogs outscored the Buffaloes 21-7 in the final period to put the game away.
Leflore 61, Kinta 41: In Kinta, the Savages (4-0) had a 16-10 lead after a period, which they stretched to a 31-23 halftime advantage.
In the third quarter, the Savages outscored the Eagles 11-5 en route to a 42-28 lead going into the final period.