ANNA — Regan Hestand had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists as Gunter defeated Bells, 73-50, in a Class 2A Region II bi-district game at Anna on Monday night.

ANNA — Regan Hestand had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists as Gunter defeated Bells, 73-50, in a Class 2A Region II bi-district game at Anna on Monday night.


Gunter (24-7) will face either Brock in the area round at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Chisholm Trail.


Mackenzie Mazerolle hit four three-pointers and made all six of her free throws for 18 points to go with four assists, Mikayla Watson finished with 10 points — eight in the first quarter — five rebounds and five steals and Jaimie Hughes totaled 10 points for the Lady Tigers, who led 21-9 at the end of the first quarter.


Katie Shults scored nine points while Emily Fagan added eight points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals, Katie Branam chipped in eight points, four rebounds and four assists and Carlee Shelby totaled five points and six rebounds for Bells (21-8).


Howe 61, Leonard 60, OT


VAN ALSTYNE — Riley Harvey had 20 points, 11 rebounds and four steals to lead four players in double-digit scoring as Howe held on for a bi-district overtime win over Leonard.


Darci Foster added 13 points, Alissa Smith 11 and Holly Hawkins 10 points and seven rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs (16-10). Aurian James also contributed five steals.


Kimmy Blackburn had a game-high 28 points for Leonard (15-12), and Malena Farber finished with 10.


Leonard rallied to force a 48-all tie at the end of regulation after trailing by three at the start of the fourth period.


Howe will face the winner of tonight’s Alvord-Maypearl game in the area round.


Sunnyvale 71, Whitesboro 32


ANNA — Kristen McCanlies and Alexus Vanlandingham each scored nine points for Whitesboro but Sunnyvale defeated the Lady Bearcats in a Class 2A Region II bi-district game at Anna on Monday night.


Ashley Cooper chipped in seven points for Whitesboro (14-11).


Grace Goodhart had 17 points, Bria Johnson added 14 points and Ivy Alexander and Sheridan Lewis finished with 11 points apiece for Sunnyvale (33-0), which will face either Paradise or Godley in the area round later this week.


Farmersville 61, Pottsboro 50


VAN ALSTYNE — Macie O’Hanlon had 17 points and three steals for Pottsboro but Farmersville defeated the Lady Cardinals in a Class 2A Region II bi-district game on Monday night.


Jordan Slagle added 13 points, eight rebounds, three steals and three assists, Tatum Marburger totaled eight points, four steals and three assists and Justus Malone scored eight points for Pottsboro (24-8).


Farmersville will play either Grandview or Boyd in the area round later this week.