Huckabay knocked off four foes by an average margin of 18.5 points to win Meridian's high school basketball tournament Friday and Saturday.

Huckabay was among the smallest school in the event, which featured a host of 1A Division I schools and 2A Dublin.

The Lions placed third with a pair of wins on Saturday. Their only loss was to the Indians during Friday pool play.

Huckabay 59, Meridian 40

It took only a half for the Indians to build an insurmountable lead in the championship game, as the Indians knocked off host Meridian 59-40 Saturday night.

The Indians led 36-11 by intermission and didn't press the issue in the second half.

Huckabay was paced by Junior Fragoza with 22 points, including 13 durng the first-half runaway. It wa anoher balanced scoring effort with Cade Bray netting 15 and Gavin Fuentes scoring 14. Two others contributed points: Garrett tewart with six and Cade Little two.

Huckabay 58, Waco Live Oak Classical 47

Cade Bray and Gavin Fuentes scored 13 points each and Junior Fragoza added 12 as Huckabay clipped Waco Live Oak Classical 58-47 in its final pool contest Saturday morning.

The game turned out to be Huckabay's closest of the event. Other scorers in the win were Ky Bray with nine, Garrett Stewart seven, Cade Little two and Jeff Altebaumer two.

Dublin 47, Itasca 35

Dublin used a 16-9 fourth-quarter push to pull away from Itasca after three tight periods in the third-place game of the tournament at the high school Saturday.

The Lions won for the fifth time in six games on the back of Abel Aguilar's 10 points and eight assists. Ricky Chacon led the Lions in scoring with 11 points, while Zoey Kendall had six to go with 12 rebounds.

Dublin 42, Hico 37

Zoey Kendall poured in a career-high 23 points to lead Dublin to a 47-42 victory over Hico in each team's final pool game Saturday morning.

The Lions led 24-16 at the break and held on in the second half, thanks largely to Kendall's four three-point field goals and nine free throws. Devan Thompson netted eight for the Lions, while Abel Aguilar and Travis Blazi each added five.

Smith led Hico with 16 points while Cade Hitzeld netted nine, Hunter Wood seven, Tyler Turner six and Ryder Needham four.

Dublin went 2-1 in pool play, losing only to tournament champ Huckabay. The Tigers also fell to Huckabay and were 1-2 in pool action. Each club defeated Waco Live Oak Classical.