The Decatur Lady Eagles started their District 7-3A title defense with a 59-36 victory at home Friday over Mineral Wells.
Joey Redwine scored 16 points, and Murphy Graham 14.
After leading 12-7 after the first quarter, Decatur turned up the pressure defensively and pulled away. The Lady Eagles outscored Mineral Wells 12-6 in the second frame to take a 30-13 halftime lead. Decatur pushed the lead to 49-20 in the third quarter.
Bobbi Clemmer added seven points for Decatur. Allie Handlon and Katie Isham had six each. Amanda Delka score five, Shelby Drews three, and Haley Dennard and Dawn Jensen one each.