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…
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.
AMARILLO -- In a game where neither team was about to blink on Friday, Monterey had just enough on the final few minutes to prevail.
WOODROW -- Autumn Moore scored six of Lubbock-Cooper’s 10 points in overtime to help the Lady Pirates claim a key District 3-5A victory against Palo Duro on Friday.
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.
Big plays -- and plays at the most glaring of junctures in a game -- tend to get stuck in the memory when a talented team loses a game it had every chance to win.
Frenship’s depth came up big when it mattered Saturday against Lubbock-Cooper in the third-place game of the FiberMax Caprock Classic large-school bracket.
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.
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.
Plainview had a big finish, but Monterey was steadier throughout and that was the difference Friday as the Plainsmen kept chugging along in District 3-5A.
When there is a little more intensity revved up, players can follow a couple of different paths.
WOLFFORTH -- Avery Walker Henry and Airron Graydon scored 10 points apiece to pace Frenship in a 60-27 romp past Portales on Tuesday.
A Tuesday night in December isn’t going to make or breaky anybody’s season. But what transpires between two teams with lofty aspirations for 32 minutes can sure help down the road when stakes are a little more meaningful.
FORT STOCKTON -- Estacado came out blazing and used balance to rout two opponents at the Fort Stockton Tournament on Friday.
WOLFFORTH -- Shooting the ball at a 58.8% clip will win a lot of ballgames. On the other hand, turning the ball over 28 times will lose a lot of ballgames.
WOLFFORTH -- Ethan Duncan continued scoring in droves on the first day of the Gene Messer Classic as he helped Trinity Christian split two games on Thursday.
The Tigers raced to a big third-quarter lead vs. the Mustangs by converting turnovers into offense in a 66-54 triumph.