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Lipan continued its defense of its boys 2A state title with a 47-32 win

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McKINNEY—Second-ranked Lipan continued its defense of its boys 2A state title with a 47-32 win over Muenster on Saturday in the boys Region II final at McKinney North High School.

The Indians (34-4) led from the start, limiting the Hornets (26-7) to just three points through the game’s first 14:11. Freshman point guard Court Traylor scored 13 of his game-high 21 points in the first half.

In winning its 19th straight game, Lipan secured its 10th state tournament trip since 2004.

Muenster shook off 1-7 shooting in the first quarter and closed the gap to 32-22 with 1:37 left before halftime. But Lipan’s defense limited the Hornets’ opportunities in the final period. Dawson Voth led Muenster with 10 points.

Boys Class 2A Region II final

Friday, March 2, 2024

McKinney North High School

Score by quarters

Muenster          3             5             16          8             --            32

Lipan                   11          10          14          12          --            47

MUENSTER (32)

Casen Carney 5, Caden Clement 3, Dawson Voth 10, Seth Stoffels 6, Brody Tyler 6, Ty Hess 2. Three-pointers: Klement, Sotffels 2, Tyler; Fouled out: None. Record: 26-6

LIPAN (47)

Payton Cornelius 5, Alberto Andreatta 12, Court Gaylor 21, Darius Steed 9. Three-pointers: Gaylor 2; Fouled out: None. Record: 34-4

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