Shady Spring, PikeView to meet for sectional title

Feb. 27—The Class AAA Region 3, Section 1 championship game is all set.

Five players scored in double figures and Shady Spring reached the century mark in a 100-42 win over Independence Tuesday night in Shady Spring.

The Tigers were led by Ammar Maxwell with 26 points. Jack Williams followed with 19.

Gavin Davis finished with 17 and Jason Bailey added 16. Khi Olson was next with 11.

Shady had 30 points in each of the middle quarters and 20 in the first and second.

Ashton Arthur led Independence with nine points.

On the other side, Midland Trail's season came to a disappointing end with a 53-48 loss to PikeView in Hico.

The Patriots led 28-23 at halftime but were outscored by the Panthers 21-7 in the third quarter.

PikeView got 21 points from David Thomas and 12 from Elijah Hall.

Payton Bailes' 16 led Midland Trail. Justin Cooper followed with 10.

Shady will host PikeView Friday at 7 p.m. for the sectional championship. Both teams will play in the Region 3 co-finals next week.