Chucky Curry scored 21 points to lead Newton to 46-29 victory over Hollandale Simmons on Friday in the Class 2A boys high school playoffs.
Steve Edwards added 19 points for Newton (33-4) and Antonio Grace chipped in 14.
Alex Savanah scored 23 pints to lead Hollandale Simmons (25-9), Leon Martin added 21 and James Alexander put 17 points on the board.
Newton led 46-29 at halftime. Simmons came to within 78-76 late in the final quarter, but Newton held on within the last two minutes.