Northeastern’s Taylor Farris (4) attempts a shot as the Knights’ Willow Runyon (20) and Emma Wright (35) plus host Tri’s Averi Phelps (42) and Chloe Gentry (21) battle for rebounding position and the Titans’ Maddie Burchett (3) watches during Tuesday night’s TEC girls basketball game. Farris tallied a game-high 27 points and Burchett scored 16 points. Northeastern won 58-46 for sole possession of first place in the conference.

LEWISVILLE - Two high school girls basketball teams undefeated in Tri-Eastern Conference play clashed Tuesday night on Jeff Miller Court.

Class 2A Northeastern raced to a big lead at halftime, and then weathered a second-half comeback by Class A host Tri to record a 58-46 victory.