Basketball: Eagles squash Springtown

By Richard Greene | Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The Decatur Eagles bounced back from their only District 8-4A setback with an impressive 70-55 win over Springtown Friday.

The Eagles, ranked No. 15 in the latest Texas Association of Basketball Coaches 4A poll, improved to 19-9 and 2-1 in district. Decatur closed out the first half of league play at home Tuesday against Lake Worth.

Cade Lamirand knocked down four 3-pointers, pacing the Eagles against Springtown with 24 points. Lamirand had eight in the first quarter as Decatur jumped out to a 25-13 lead.

Lamirand added seven more, including one of the Eagles’ three treys, in the second quarter as Decatur took a 44-32 halftime lead.

Decatur hit eight 3-pointers in the game. Holt Garner had three for his nine points.

The Eagles built a 59-33 advantage going to the fourth quarter.

Parker Hicks finished with 13 points. Aaron Shetter added eight.

Decatur is off Friday before starting the second half of district.

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