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.
Kingdom Prep made quick work of Christ the King on Tuesday in a TAPPS District 1-1A crosstown showdown.
Like the rest of Alex Lack’s teammates, Zach Rogers has learned what to expect from him when crunch time arrives.
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.
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.
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 -- 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.
MIDLAND -- Monterey stayed red-hot Thursday on the first day of the Tall City Oilman Tournament with a pair of lopsided victories. The Lady Plainsmen rolled past El Paso Andress 51-28, then routed El Paso Coronado 71-15 to finish the day.
HEWITT -- There will be plenty of things that Lubbock Christian’s players and coaches will be left to wonder about when they reflect back on the final chapter of their wondrous ride through the 2019 season.
Lubbock Christian's bid for 2019 TAPPS Division III state championship falls short vs. The Geneva School in a showdown of high-powered offenses.
Doesn’t matter what sport you play or at what level. When a championship is at stake -- when the last game of a season is at hand -- there’s not a lot of ho-hum involved.
Lubbock Christian (13-0) will meet The Geneva School of Boerne (9-4) for the TAPPS Division III state championship at noon on Saturday.
Led by the senior's 456 total yards and 7 touchdowns -- 6 through the air to five different receivers -- Lubbock Christian roared past Covenant Christian to reach the state final this weekend.
The Eagles take aim at the second state championship in school history at noon on Saturday in Hewitt when they take on The Geneva School of Boerne.