DISTRICT 3-5A MEET
WOLFFORTH -- Frenship made an immediate statement in District 2-6A on Friday, routing Odessa High 89-62 at The Tiger Pit. Jordan Palmer topped four players in double digits with 19 as the Tigers (21-4, 1-0 district) left the Bronchos in the dust with three quarters of 22 points or more. Dono…
Monterey seized command in the second quarter to take a comfortable halftime lead then rode a suffocating defensive effort in the final two quarters to down Lubbock-Cooper 54-22 on Friday in District 3-5A play.
MIDLAND -- Frenship had to switch gears after a high-octane District 2-6A opener, but the change of pace did little to slow the Tigers down.
Two of the frontrunners in District 3-5A held steady on Tuesday, but both of them had to work for what they got.
Charlie Robinson is the kind of player who pours everything he’s capable of when he slips on a Coronado uniform, whether it’s on the football field or baseball diamond.
Every once in a while Friday, Coronado would come up with a burst of offense against Plainview and generate some hope.
PLAINVIEW -- Consider the race for the fourth playoff spot from District 3-5A an official bottleneck as the teams get set to hit the halfway turn.
It sets up as just one game in a long 16-game grind in District 3-5A, and actually is the first of two showdowns.
There tends to be a lot of value in the unexpected in a basketball game. So when Lubbock-Cooper came out with a little different approach than expected against Coronado on Tuesday -- and executed effectively -- the Pirates gained an immediate edge in a key District 3-5A showdown.
For the first 4½ minutes Tuesday, Lubbock-Cooper coach Kyle Lovorn didn’t like what he saw from his team when it tangled with Coronado.
District 3-5A basketball teams will close out the decade on the court Tuesday with three doubleheaders featuring four Hub City teams.
Lubbock Christian claimed third place in the small-school boys’ bracket by surviving a taut battle with Borden County for a 42-41 victory on Saturday.
High school basketball takes over the Hub City the next three days when the 61st annual FiberMax Caprock Classic gets rolling at gyms around Lubbock.
For me, Christmas Day has always been a precious time to spend time with family and absorb the love that flows from being together -- appreciate that every little family circle is so very important to those in it.
Coronado coach Ernie Mims ID'd team effort as a hear of his crew's first District 3-5A victory.
WOLFFORTH -- Lubbock-Cooper went toe-to-toe with Frenship for a quarter Friday night. But the Tigers cranked up their defense after that and borrowed a page from the Lady Pirate playbook to methodically pull away for a 58-38 triumph.
Coronado got what it needed Friday night against Lubbock High. And the Westerners took a step in the right direction but are still searching for exactly what the Mustangs managed to grab.