DUBLIN — The Brownwood Lions ran their win streak to four games with a pair of 20-plus-point victories to begin Dublin tournament action Thursday. First, the Lions cruised past Eastland, 69-43, before running away from Goldthwaite, 67-40.
“We played pretty sloppy but were able to run the floor very well,” said Lions head coach Nadir Dalleh. “We will get better, we just need to get our legs under us.”
In Thursday's 26-point victory over Eastland, the Lions led 14-11 after one quarter and 32-27 at halftime, but pulled away in the third period to establish a 51-35 advantage.
Zach Strong led Brownwood with 21 points trailed by 15 from A.J. McCarty, seven each from John Wilhelm, Brandon Hamrick and Beau Bronniman, five from Cooper Swanzy, three from Drew Huff and two points from Isyah Campos.
Eastland received 16 points from Behren Morton, 10 points from Peyton Rohan and nine from Anthony Bonilla.
In the 27-point triumph over Goldthwaite, the Lions opened a 19-9 lead after one quarter that grew to 38-18 by halftime and stood at 54-34 through three frames.
Wilhelm led the charge against Goldthwaite with 24 points trailed by Strong with 15, Hamrick with eight, McCarty with seven, Campos with four, and Bronniman, Swanzy and Josh Baucom with three points apiece.
Rance House led Goldthwaite with 11 points trailed by 10 from Jaxon Wootton, nine from Grayson Moore and six points from Isaac Chavez.
The Lions (4-1) will be back in action at 1:10 p.m. Friday against either Hamilton or Stephenville.