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Devils down Mustangs in district tournament

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Houston's Ty Robinson takes it to the rack with Germantown's Rodney Williams waiting. Photo by Kevin Lewter

Houston’s Ty Robinson takes it to the rack with Germantown’s Rodney Williams waiting. Photo by Kevin Lewter

Germantown’s starting guards combined for 36 points and the Red Devils beat Houston 68-59 Wednesday night in the District 15-AAA tournament. Senior guards Darrell Brown and Jonathan Bins scored more than half of their team’s points, with Kevin Cheatham adding 10 points.

After gaining a 17-13 lead in the first quarter, the Devils found themselves tied with Houston 26-26 at halftime. Justin Benton paced the Mustangs with 20 points and Ryan Boyce added 15. Germantown regained the lead in the third quarter thanks to a 20-16 run.

Houston will play the winner of Thursday night’s Ridgeway vs. Southwind game on Friday night. The winner of Friday night’s game will take on Germantown Saturday for the championship.