Dawson slips past South Houston 46-42

PEARLAND — The Dawson boys took a critical 46-42 victory at South Houston. The Eagles took the opening period 13-9, but the offense shut down allowing the Trojans to outscore the Eagles 15-4 for a 24-17 lead at intermission.

Dawson came back strong in the second half taking the third 14-7 and 15-11 in the fourth to grab the four-point win.

Jordan Lewis led Dawson (20-5, 7-1) with 13 points as the Eagles finished the first half of district play one game behind Manvel who is at 8-0.