Midway and Ellison split a district doubleheader

KILLEEN, Texas The Midway and Ellison boys and girls split a basketball doubleheader Friday night and both games went down to the final seconds.

The Midway girls were down 14 points in the fourth quarter to Ellison. The Pantherettes rallied and erased that deficit in the final minutes and then with only seconds left in the game Reagan Ridge hit a game winner for Midway for a 45-44 win.

The boys game between the two featured an Ellison comeback in the 4th quarter. The Eagles were able to tie the game at 56 in the final seconds and send the game into overtime. In OT, Ellison hit a late shot to earn the big district win 60-59.

The Ellison win puts Shoemaker alone in first place in district 12-6A after they won over Temple.