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High School Basketball Recap

In girls high school basketball action Friday, the Canyon Lady Eagles defeated Amarillo High in a defensive battle 27-21. Both teams were ranked in the ten with Amarillo High ranked fifth in Class 6A and Canyon ranked second in Class 5A. Amarillo High drops to 16-1 while the Canyon Lady Eagles improve to 13-1 on the season. Other scores from last night, Tascosa took down Hereford 67-58. Pampa beat Caprock 55-42. Tulia wins a tight game against Highland Park 47-45. Wellington blows out Palo Duro 63-40.

In boys high school basketball action Friday, Amarillo High easily beats Canyon 53-31. Tascosa also gets an easy win over Midland Lee 69-41. Randall beats Plainview 70-59. Pampa wins a close game against Caprock 48-43. Highland Park goes to .500 on the year with a 71-59 win over Tulia. And Friona beats River Road 59-43.

WT Basketball Update

Chon White racks up 23 points and eight rebounds as the West Texas A&M Lady Buffs beat Northwest Nazarene 76-69. Madison McLain had 22 points and nailed six three-pointers as the Lady Buffs improve to 9-1 on the season. The Lady Buffs will be on their Christmas break and will not play until January 7th when they play their first conference game of the season against Midwestern State. The men's basketball team play Missouri-St.Louis at noon Saturday as their last game before they have their Christmas break.

Amarillo Bulls Defeat Lone Star

Jesper Synnelius scored his first North American Hockey League goal with 27 seconds left in overtime to help the Amarillo Bulls beat Lone Star 2-1. Jacob Weatherly saved 28 of 29 shots for Amarillo. The Bulls improve to 10-15-3 on the season and stay pace with Rio Grande Valley as the Bulls are one point behind them for the sixth spot in the South Division. The Bulls and Lone Star faceoff Saturday at 7:05 p.m.

Canadian Wins Class 2A Division I State Title

Tanner Schafer went 22 of 28 for 232 yards and two touchdowns to lead Canadian to a Class 2A Division I state title win over Mason 34-7. Chance Cook ran 12 times for 80 yards and two scores. It's Canadian's third state title in school history, their first since 2008. Canadian held Mason to seven points when Mason was averaging 43 points per game. The Wildcats finished the season ranked third in the AP 2A poll and with a perfect record at 15-0.

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