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VERNON -- Kingdom Prep’s versatility was on full display Saturday and that wasn’t good news for Texhoma Christian.
WILLOW PARK -- All Saints has been down this road before and doesn’t have intention of taking an exit unless somebody forces them to.
VERNON -- Argyle Eagles Estacado 57-40 in a battle of top-10 Class 4A in a Class 4A regional semifinal Tuesday.
Trinity Christian made an immediate and emphatic statement in its 2021 playoff opener on Tuesday, unloading a huge first half against Bishop Gorman on the way to an 87-36 romp in the Class 4A area round. The No. 3-ranked Lions (23-6) barreled in front with a 31-point first quarter, with Etha…
ANSON -- All Saints is alive and well in the TAPPS Class 2A playoffs and may have found their second wind as the season heads to a crescendo.
Survive and advance is the battle cry of March no matter what level of basketball you play or what your realistic expectations might be.
ARLINGTON -- When 6th-ranked Lubbock Christian boarded a bus on Friday, the Eagles hadn’t won a playoff game since their current senior-laden club had reached the high school level.
ANDREWS -- It can be difficult to win a basketball game when the other team takes away so much of what you do well, but not wholly impossible if you manage to find part of your repertoire that still clicks.
Senior Devin Hartfield discuses what El Paso Americas did to knock off the Tigers in the Class 6A regional round.
WOLFFORTH -- Kreeland Avery didn’t know the answer off the top of the head, and that was the best answer possible.
There is a finish line looming for every basketball team once the playoffs get rolling, and the motivation of putting the end off as long as possible is shared by every player who steps on the court.
Kreeland Avery & Kiante Williams discuss a gritty 50-46 triumph against Canyon that sends the Matadors to the regional semifinals.
Every team has a signature method to how it succeeds, and for several seasons now Trinity Christian has thrived by being an up-tempo, high-octane crew capable of generating big offensive numbers.
ANSON -- Winning in the playoffs is a usually combination of finding different options at the right times and staying patient when things aren’t going your way.
FORT STOCKTON -- A six-point lead is not exactly inspiration for a high level of confidence, so it might’ve made sense that Frenship was a little on edge Monday when it went to the halftime locker room with that slender of a cushion against underdog El Paso Franklin in a Class 6A bi-district game.
WOLFFORTH -- There was intensity, there was emotion throughout and especially after the fact, there was timely execution and clutchness. When it was over, there was a big puddle of water in the middle of The Tiger Pit and a victorious coach doing the moonwalk as his players cheered him on.
Frenship seniors Jeb Smallwood & Devin Hartfield break down an emotional, momentous performance that ended with the outright District 2-6A championship.
ABERNATHY -- Monterey’s Vyson Miller drove the baseline, elevated between two defenders and dropped in a tough bank shot to notch the 16th and 17th consecutive Plainsmen points with the third quarter less than 90 seconds old.