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…
Where the final shot on Lubbock-Cooper’s final possession came from Friday against Monterey was no surprise.
The Pirates knocked off the Plainsmen 56-55 in a matchup of Distirct 3-5A teams jockeying for playoff positioning.
WOODROW -- Shots were there for the taking for Lubbock-Cooper early on Tuesday against Amarillo High in a battle of District 3-5A frontrunners.
Kingdom Prep made quick work of Christ the King on Tuesday in a TAPPS District 1-1A crosstown showdown.
Two of the frontrunners in District 3-5A held steady on Tuesday, but both of them had to work for what they got.
MIDLAND -- Estacado is deep with veteran talent, but every once in a while the younger Matadors don’t hesitate to make their mark.
Every once in a while Friday, Coronado would come up with a burst of offense against Plainview and generate some hope.
AMARILLO -- In a game where neither team was about to blink on Friday, Monterey had just enough on the final few minutes to prevail.
Like the rest of Alex Lack’s teammates, Zach Rogers has learned what to expect from him when crunch time arrives.
When Monterey squared off with District 3-5A co-leader Amarillo High on Friday afternoon, the third-quarter Plainsmen were an unfamiliar looking crew to anybody who has watched how they have played the last several seasons.
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.
AMARILLO -- Monterey absorbed its first District 3-5A loss of the season, but the Plainsmen got Palo Duro’s full attention in the process on Tuesday.
District 3-5A basketball teams will close out the decade on the court Tuesday with three doubleheaders featuring four Hub City teams.
SNYDER -- Estacado went right back to work on Monday with a pair of victories at the Canyon Reef Tournament.
WOLFFORTH -- Estacado has been a powerhouse for a long time primarily because of an aggressive style of play, especially on the defensive end.
Ethan Duncan was shooting well, Tru Buchanan was muscling his way inside and Trinity Christian was clicking nicely in the early stages of its game Thursday against the OKC Storm in the first round of the FiberMax Caprock Classic.
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.
Kreeland Avery talks about the Matadors' comeback bid, which fell short in a 56-50 loss to the OKC Storm.
Lions' duo Tru Buchanan and Ethan Duncan break down a 59-49 loss in their Caprock Classic opener.
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.
Coronado coach Ernie Mims ID'd team effort as a hear of his crew's first District 3-5A victory.
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.
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.