Longhorns Take Two In Lakeside

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Both Payson High School varsity basketball teams returned to the Rim country late Tuesday evening clutching victories over the Blue Ridge Yellow Jackets.

In Lakeside, the Lady Longhorns shrugged off a tenacious Jacket full court press to win 55-49.

"Our press breaking ability is really improving," coach Stacy Anderson said.

The Longhorn boys overcame foul trouble in a penalty-marred game to win 65-54.

"There were so many fouls called the game was almost boring," coach Kenny Hayes said. With the triumph, the Horns assured themselves of winning the East region regular season championship.

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