Garland Lakeview Centennial advances to state title game, 87-77

Garland Lakeview Centennial’s boys basketball team won its 36th game in a row Friday night and advanced to Saturday’s 5A boys state championship game by beating San Antonio Northside Taft, 87-77.

The Patriots (38-1) were led by senior Chris Jones, who scored 24 points, senior guard Jamarlas Demas, who scored 21 points, and senior forward Toddrick Gotcher with 13.

Lakeview knocked down 30 of 50 shots – 60 percent from the field.

Coach Tony Mauldin’s Patriots will play Flower Mound Marcus (37-1) Saturday night for the title.

By J.J. Smith, Publisher



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