In a great showing, Rhino Hernandez scored 11 points, but this was not enough as Independence fell to Pinkston 55-54. Pinkston (Dallas, TX) clinched their lead in the fourth quarter on a three-pointer. Knights scored early in the game, boasting a 26-24 lead at the half, but Pinkston ultimately came back for the victory. Hernandez led the charge for Independence's offense, scoring 11 points, with five points during the first period. The Knights next game is Thursday as they open up the Sanger Tournament with Denton Braswell.