CENTRAL - Walker High bounced back from three-point district loss behind the hot hand of senior point guard Jalen Cook en route to a 65-52 victory Friday over Central in District 4-5A play.
Walker (21-8, 1-2) snapped a rare two-game losing streak in district play with a 29-14 outburst in the first quarter and built a 47-31 halftime lead.
Cook scored 31 points, while junior forward Brian Thomas added 17.
Central outscored Walker 21-18 in the second half.
Walker finished with a total of 12 3-point baskets, including two from Kedric Brown and one Warren Young Jr.