WILLOW PARK -- Trinity Christian has shown a knack for winning games by playing inside-out this season with big man Kieran Elliott as the centerpiece.
WOLFFORTH -- During this most recent dominant run through District 2-6A, Frenship has encountered a handful of close calls on the way to staying unbeaten.
Monterey got back on the horse in style Friday night, racing past Lubbock High 75-41 to stay on Lubbock-Cooper’s heels in the District 4-5A standings.
Basketball is a game where success doesn’t always have to fit a cookie-cutter mold. Winning games can be achieved in a lot of different ways.
ABILENE -- Coronado got back on the winning track in District 4-5A play with a tough 49-38 road win against Abilene Cooper on Tuesday.
Kingdom Prep broke away from Abilene Christian with two strong middle quarters to cruise to a 54-33 victory in District 1-2A on Tuesday.
Lady Pirates Calyn Dallas & Majik Esquivel break down the path to a key 67-57 triumph in a showdown of District 4-5A frontrunners.
Big, record-setting numbers tend to be attention-grabbing, and that should certainly be the case with Aaliyah’s Chavez after she carved out a memorable place in Monterey history Friday night in just the 28th game of her freshman season.
If Lubbock High was struggling with its first district loss of the season, the doldrums sure didn’t show Friday night when the Lady Westerners by the time the Lady Westerners walked off the court against Abilene Cooper.
WOLFFORTH -- Occupying the top spot has its obvious advantages, and Frenship has gotten quite comfortable in the District 2-6A catbird seat the last several seasons.
Lubbock Cooper took care of business on the road Tuesday night against Lubbock High, winning 52-36 on a night when the Lady Pirates never trailed.
SNYDER -- With both teams in search of their first District 3-4A victory, the last laugh went to Estacado against Snyder on Tuesday when a steady flow of second-half offense led to a 58-51 victory.
There are plenty of advantages of youth, and in sports one of them is to sometimes have no real grasp of just how good you can be.
Two teams with aspirations of contending for the District 1-2A championship collided Friday and the game was worth the billing.
ABILENE -- Lubbock-Cooper hit Abilene Cooper with an early 3-point storm on the way to a big early lead and cruised to the finish line for a 66-50 victory Friday in District 4-5A play.
Lubbock High's Izzy Palmer & Mecalin Marshall talk about a gutsy 49-42 victory in the league opener.
Survival was a goal for Lubbock Christian early against fast-paced Seminole on Tuesday in a high-profile non-district game at the Eagle Athletic Center.
WOLFFORTH -- Even in the most intense and drama-filled basketball games, sometimes it just needs to come down to the free-throw line.
Best-laid plans are what make good teams sizzle and pop when things follow the expected, tried-and-true way of doing things.
All Saints needed a little extra time on Tuesday, but Reese Rogers made it worthwhile to help the Patriots nab their second win of the season.
WOLFFORTH -- On a night when scoring was at a premium, Frenship got a bunch of free opportunities and seized advantage of them to the open the District 2-6A campaign with a hard-fought win.
Estacado found the combination it needed to stick close to Coronado in the first half Friday in a cross-town matchup.