The Roscoe boys basket-ball team on Friday assured itself at least the No. 3 playoff berth in District 13-1A, Division II with a 51-42 win over Hermleigh.
Jesus Leanosâ€™ 29 points paced the Plowboys, who improved to 6-3 in district and 7-14 overall.
Roscoe held a 34-33 lead after three periods before pulling away by outscoring Hermleigh 17-9 in the fourth quarter.
Highland, currently sec-ond in the 13-1A boys standings, also won, 65-9, over Westbrook on Friday and got 29 points from Ethan Wilson as the Hornets improved to 7-2 in district and 14-7 overall. Highland and Roscoe will end the regular season Tuesday before star-ting the playoffs next week.