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Bulldogs continue surge with 84-81 win at Lee

 

BAYTOWN — DaShawn Robinson scored 26 points, grabbed five rebounds and made three steals to help surging Navarro to an 84-81 Region XIV men’s basketball victory over the Lee College Rebels Wednesday night.

Coach Michael Landers’ Bulldogs (9-2/3-0) won their fifth consecutive game, third on the road, and took over sole possession of first place in the early stages of the East Zone race.

Wayne Martin added 15 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals for the Bulldogs.  Trey Young was the only other Navarro player to score in double figures with 10 points, plus two rebounds and three assists.

Navarro held a 42-41 lead at halftime.

Other production came from Jamar Martin and Cris Boleware (9 points). Anthony Sanders (7), and Byron Smith, Tray Greenberry and Brian Long with 2 points apiece.

The Bulldogs shot 42% from the field (31-of-74), 33% from beyond the arc (7-of-21), and 65% from the foul line  (15-of-23).  The team had 27 rebounds (11 offensive and 16 defensive), 10 assists and 10 steals.

Neville Fincher blocked three Lee shots.

The Bulldogs return home Saturday for a 4 pm Region XIV game against the Coastal Bend Cougars at The Wolens Special Events Center.

REGION XIV BASKETBALL SCORES
Games Wednesday, December 3

Navarro 84, Lee 81
San Jacinto 89, Trinity Valley 88
Lamar State-Port Arthur 60, Kilgore 49
Tyler 63, Coastal Bend 58
Angelina 92, Paris 75
(Tuesday): Jacksonville 93, Bossier Parish 78
(Non-Conference Wednesday): Panola 88, Texas Riders 80

Games Saturday, December 6

Coastal Bend at Navarro, 4 pm
Lamar State-Port Arthur at Tyler, 4 pm
Angelina at Panola, 6 pm
Lee at Bossier Parish, 6 pm
Blinn at Paris, 6 pm
Jacksonville at Trinity Valley, 6 pm

REGION XIV STANDINGS
As Of Thursday, December 4

EAST ZONE        ALL              CONF
Navarro                     9-2                  3-0
TVCC                        12-2                  2-1
Kilgore                       8-3                  2-1
Tyler                           9-1                   1-1
Paris                           8-3                  0-2
Panola                        4-7                  0-2
Bossier Parish          3-7                  0-3

SOUTH ZONE    ALL              CONF
LSC-PA                     9-1                  3-0
Jacksonville             8-1                  2-1
San Jacinto              8-3                  2-1
Angelina                   9-2                  1-1
Blinn                         8-2                  1-1
Coastal Bend           5-5                  1-2
Lee                            6-7                  0-3