HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Roundup for Feb. 14, 2023

The Permian boys basketball team needed to win to guarantee at least one more game this season.

Now the Panthers must wait to see who they will play.

Race Herr scored a game-high 24 points to lead Permian to a comfortable 80-56 victory against Midland Legacy in the regular-season finale Tuesday at the Permian Fieldhouse.

Ryale Moses added 20 points and Ben Saldivar finished with 18 as the Panthers improved to 18-12 overall, 5-5 in District 2-6A.

Permian is in a three-way tie for third with Midland High and San Angelo Central.

Those three teams will meet in a mini-tournament to determine the district’s third-place and fourth-place playoff spots.

Panthers’ coach Steven Flores said that details should be worked out Wednesday.

Max Vera had 15 points to lead the Rebels (3-28, 0-10), with Jordan Williams finishing with 14 and Timothy Whitfield 12 in the loss.

Midland Legacy tried to keep it close early, trailing by just four (17-13) after the first quarter and nine (35-26) at halftime.

Permian broke the game open in the third quarter, outscoring the Rebels 25-12 to hold a commanding 60-38 lead after 24 minutes.

Bronchos are in

SAN ANGELO Odessa High’s Jtorian Deary-Johnson deflected a shot from the corner and teammate Ivan Carreon corralled the loose ball to run out the clock in the Bronchos’ 50-48 victory against San Angelo Central on Tuesday.

The Bronchos improved to 21-13 overall, 6-4 in district and will go into the Class 6A playoffs as the district’s No. 2 seed.

San Angelo Central (23-8, 5-5) now finds itself in a three-way time for third with Permian and Midland High.

To the finish

ANDREWS Rylan McCormick scored a game-high 15 points to lead Seminole to a 34-33 overtime victory against Andrews in District 3-4 play Tuesday at the Andres Performance Center.

Blake Flowers added six points for the Indians (24-8 overall, 9-1 in district), with four points coming in the extra period.

Bubba Hernandez scored eight points to lead Andrews (12-18, 6-4), which finished tied for third with Monahans in the district standings.