Led by Jordan Cotter's 13 points, Viola cruised past Maynard 46-28 Nov. 10 at the Highland Classic at the A.L. Hutson Memorial Center.
The Tigers were within two points of Viola early in the third, 21-19, when the Horns put the pedal to the metal and pulled away.
A layup from Blake Baumunk (seven points) started a 16-1 period-ending run for Viola.
Cotter tossed in five points during this spurt, as did Ethan Houghtaling (nine points), pushing the Longhorns in front 37-20 after three periods of play.
Jacob Payne scored all five of his points in the game from the charity line in the fourth period and Viola ended the game on a 7-0 run to post the 46-28 victory over Maynard.
The first period was tight going, with Maynard pulling in front 4-1 early.
Dylan Holestine (five points) hit the Horns' first bucket of the game and Cotter added a baseline pull-up to push the Horns in front 5-4.
Jackson Rains (six points) hit a shot and then added a pair of free throws, and Cotter stuck back a missed shot late in the frame to give Viola a 10-9 lead after one.
With Maynard up 12-10 early in the second, Viola ripped off seven straight points to pull ahead 17-12.
The Tigers got a late bucket, but Cotter drilled a hoop with nine ticks left on the clock to send the team to the half with Viola on top 19-14.
Then, with a big blitz in the third period, the Longhorns opened up enough breathing room to end the evening with an 18-point win over Maynard.