Blackwell split a District 14-1A basketball doubleheader against Paint Rock on Tuesday.
The boys, who are 7-2 overall, began district with a 68-37 win. Matt Lowry had 25 points to pace the victo-ry. Mason Magness added 14, Jayden Jones 13, Ethan Andrews 12 and Wade Allen four. Blackwell led 24-19 at halftime, then turned it on by outscoring Paint Rock 44-18 in the second half.
The Blackwell girls (3-4, 1-2) were on the losing end Tuesday against Paint Rock as they were beaten 48-36. Halee Sanderson and Step-hanie Metcalf each had 11 points for Blackwell, while Hailey Bennett had eight points, Crystal Chavez four and Brooklyn Harris two.
Blackwellâ€™s boys won their final game Saturday at the Menard tournament after losing their first two. However, Lowry was a scor-ing machine with 92 points in the three games.
Lowry scored 25 points in an opening 64-44 loss to San Saba and 27 in a 53-37 loss to Mason on Friday. But he saved his best for last, pouring in 40 points against Eldorado in a 56-47 win as Blackwell finished in seventh place.