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Irving College thumps Eastside
Tigers prevail in physical contest
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Bodies were flying and crashing to the floor in a physical battle of once-beaten teams Thursday night in Irving College.Eastside jumped out to a halftime lead, but couldn’t prevent Irving College from storming back in the second half to pull away for a 44-31 victory.The win keeps Irving College (6-1) atop the 7-8 grade boys standings with one loss, that coming to Morrison. Eastside (4-2) has lost both its games to Irving CollegeAsked to describe the game, Irving College coach Randy Bess used one word – “intense.”Chance Hobbs and Freddie Trevino led the Tigers with 17 points apiece. Lucas Patrick was the top scorer for Eastside with 15.The teams didn’t shy away from going toe-to-toe in what has become one of the county’s fiercest rivalries.