Devin Figueroa and the Goose Creek Memorial Patriots took two big wins the last two days to creep closer to clinching a playoff spot. The Patriots beat Manvel and Friendswood at home to move to 9-2 in district.

It appears the Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team is embracing the concept of becoming a playoff team.

On Thursday, the Patriots used a strong start to a game, breaking out to an 18-4 first quarter lead on the way to a 75-51 rout of Friendswood. 

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