In what was expected to be one of their biggest tests of the season, the Lipan Lady Indians made short work of Goldthwaite in a Class A playoff warmup basketball game Saturday, 64-29.
The game, played in Gorman, featured the Lady Indians (32-1), the No. 1 team in the state in Class A Division II against Goldthwaite (20-6), the No. 8 team in Class A Division I.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians broke open a close game with a pair of big second-half runs to drop visiting Gordon 75-40 Tuesday night.
Lipan (13-13, 6-2 in 17-A) had already clinched a playoff berth, but also has a chance at a share of the district championship with Lingleville and Huckabay.
Lingleville is No. 9 in the state in Class A Division II and Huckabay is No.… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians completed a perfect run through District 17-A Tuesday with a 97-19 shellacking of Gordon at home.
Lanie Roberts led Lipan Tuesday with 31 points. Kylee Cross added 18 and Shauna Coleman scored 16. Roberts and Coleman also pulled down nine rebounds each.
The Lady Indians won for a 31st consecutive game, improving to 31-1 overall and 10-0 in District 17-A.… Read the rest
There will be no sharing of the District 17-A girls basketball championship this season.
The Lipan Lady Indians made certain of that Friday with a 69-44 victory at Strawn.
The victory for Lipan (30-1) improved them to 9-0 in district, two games up on runner-up Strawn (19-9, 7-2), whose only two losses in the league have to been to the Lady Indians.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians are back in the playoffs.
Friday’s 72-60 victory in Strawn secured their return after having missed last season, the first miss in a couple of decades.
But coach Cody Chandler said his team has even more in their sights.
“The victory clinched a playoff birth, and put us in position to be able to force a possible three-way tie for first place in district,” he said.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians used a 20-9 second-quarter run to open up a 15-point halftime advantage on their way to a 59-42 victory in a District 17-A basketball game at Gorman Tuesday.
The Indians (11-13 overall) improved to 4-2 in district and remained in third place behind Lingleville, No. 9 in the state, and No. 10 Huckabay. Lipan played both close last week, losing by five at Lingleville and by three at home to Huckabay.… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians set themselves up for the game they wanted with an 86-47 victory at Gorman Tuesday.
Led by Lanie Roberts’ career high of 40 points to go with 11 steals and nine rebounds, the Lady Indians (29-1, 8-0 in 17-A) rolled into Strawn last night with a one-game lead and a chance to clinch district.
“It’s a big game.… Read the rest
Over their history, Lipan and Huckabay have played some great and memorable basketball games.
Like the one played this past Friday in Lipan, a 68-65 Huckabay victory.
“What a great game tonight to be a part of,” said Lipan coach Cody Chandler. “This game lived up to the tradition of all the years of battles between these two basketball-rich programs.”
The game went back and forth throughout, with Huckabay taking a lead late in the fourth quarter and holding on.… Read the rest
Unlike the boys contest Friday that was the latest chapter in a history of thrilling contests among rivals, the Lipan-Huckabay girls game was over by the end of the first quarter as Lipan had a 29-point lead.
Oh, they played the final three quarters, and Lipan, the state’s No. 1 team in Class A Division II, finished with a 90-15 rout of Huckabay.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians rallied from an early 11-0 deficit to tie the game, but host Lingleville pulled away for a 66-61 victory in a District 17-A basketball game Tuesday.
The win left Lingleville (18-2, 4-0 in 17-A), No. 9 in the state in Class A Division II, alone in first place in district. Lipan (10-12, 3-1) slipped into a tie for second with Huckabay, whom the Indians were hosting last night.… Read the rest