The Lipan Lady Indians rolled into District 17-A play with an 81-29 thumping of Lingleville Friday.
Monday, they climbed to the top of the Class A Division II state rankings by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
The win was the 22nd straight for Lipan (22-1).
Lanie Roberts (26, 9) and Shauna Coleman (20, 10) combined for 46 points and 19 rebounds to lead the Lady Indians.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians dropped a predistrict road basketball game at Throckmorton Friday, 72-54.
Throckmorton is 11th in the state in Class A Division II.
The Indians fell into a deep hole in the opening quarter, 29-10. They closed the deficit to eight at the half (38-30) with a 20-9 run of their own.
Derrick Cook (16) and Trevor Hedeman (14) combined for 30 points for the Indians (7-11).… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians won their third tournament of the 2013-14 basketball season and ran their winning streak to 21 games Saturday by capturing the championship of the Tenaha Tournament.
The Lady Indians (21-1) disposed of Winnsboro 64-49 in the finals.
Shauna Coleman was named the tournament’s most valuable player. Lanie Roberts and Kayla Wheeler were named to the all-tournament team, and Tallen Halliday received a $200 scholarship.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians came out of the Tenaha Tournament with a pair of wins and a pair of losses this past weekend.
The tournament is considered to be among the toughest in the state.
The Indians opened with an 81-43 loss to two-time defending Class 2A state champion White Oak. They bounced back with a 69-64 win over Avery in double overtime and a 62 53 victory against Campbell before dropping a 69-45 contest to Broaddus in the consolation final.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians used a 29-6 run over the second and third quarters to come away with a 48-26 nondistrict basketball victory at Hico Tuesday.
The victory improved the Indians to 5-8.
Lipan was led by Trevor Hedeman with 18 points.
Lipan actually had more turnovers (20-19), but the Indians stymied Hico with defense, holding them to 18 percent shooting (10-for-57).… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians continued their dominance of basketball opponents this season, cruising past Hico 64-23 for a road victory Tuesday.
The win was the 17th consecutive straight for the Lady Indians. They dropped their season opener to five-time defending Class 2A state champion Brock, 66-62, in Lipan.
Lipan (17-1) is ranked second in the state in Class A Division II by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians wrapped up play in the Poolville Mesquite Pit Classic with a thrilling 46-45 overtime victory against Nocona Saturday.
Hunter Hightower hit the game-winning 3-point basket as the buzzer sounded.
Nocona had taken a 44-41 lead with 30 seconds to play on a 3-pointer of its own. Then, Lipan hit one of two free throws to pull within two.… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians wanted to play in the Van Griffith Kia Basketball Classic this past weekend, but the brackets were already filled.
There was room in the Poteet Aggies Basketball Tournament, however, and the Lady Indians made the most of their last-minute invitation.
Lipan (16-1) won six games in the tournamen en route to the championship. This included a 45-26 victory against West Oso in the final.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians were within grasp of victory Tuesday before Comanche pulled away in the final quarter for a 68-55 win.
Lipan (3-5) trailed just 43-40 as the fourth period got under way, but Comanche finished with a 25-15 run.
Lance Ferguson led Lipan with 13 points and seven rebounds.
Lipan 11 15 14 15 – 55
Comanche 12 19 12 25 – 68
Lipan (3-5) scoring – Lance Ferguson 13, Jorge Hernandez 12, Joey McFadden 8, Trevor Hedeman 8, Joel Rice 6, Derrick Cook 5, Brady Nelson 3.… Read the rest