Bracket play begins on day 2 of M.T. Rice tournament

WACO, Texas Several area teams were trying to advance in bracket play at the M.T. Rice Tournament Friday in Central Texas. Among them the Midway boys who hoped to win their own event for the first time in a long time.

Midway's title dreams were shattered early in the day however, as Mansfield Legacy put together a solid 2nd half against the Panthers to beat them 57-51 knocking Midway out of championship contention.

The University girls stayed in the hunt in the silver bracket Friday. University edged Belton 35-30 to stay on the right path.