Photo by Sergio Robali
Andrews, Texas — Amarillo Palo Duro had three score in double figures, and opened up a huge fourth quarter lead as they defeated Eastwood Friday afternoon 66-45 in the area round of Class 5A Texas State Playoffs.
Eastwood got off to a slow start, and trailed 13-5 at the end of the first quarter, and were down 22-14 at halftime.
A nice third quarter run cut the lead to 40-35 Palo Duro heading into the fourth quarter, but from there it was all Palo Duro.
Akuel Kot scored a game high 20 points for the Dons, while Mohammed Musa added 13 points, and Kaje Lee chipped in 12 points.
Palo Duro will now play the winner of the Hanks-WF Rider matchup in the Regional Quarterfinals next Tuesday.
Alex Nicolas Reporting