AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The Amarillo Venom made a statement Saturday night at the Civic Center with an 88-62 win over Duke City.

The Gladiators are South division rivals, who also won the league championship last year.

The Venom got off to a great start, building a strong 41-26 lead at the half. The Gladiators defense could not stop their momentum on offense as they win on to get the victory at home.