The Cornerstone Crusaders are back at the state tournament.
This year it’s the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship State Tournament this weekend at Trinity Christian Academy in Willow Park.
Last season Cornerstone reached the final four of the Texas Christian Athletic League.
The Crusaders (19-3) were playing Odessa Latter Rain yesterday, with the winner advancing to today’s championship game at 4:30 p.m.… Read the rest
The Cornerstone Crusaders are hoping their switch to a new league will bring about similar results.
Cornerstone’s boys basketball team will take an 18-3 record into the postseason next week as they begin the quest for a return to state.
Last season the Crusaders reached the semifinals of the Texas Christian Athletic League State Tournament, finishing 15-10.
This season, only their third playing basketball, they are once again among the best in the state – only this time it’s in the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers wrapped up another Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools District 2-A championship Friday with a 62-32 thumping of Wichita Christian.
Now begins the postseason quest for a fourth consecutive state TAPPS Class A state championship.
The victory was the 12th straight for the Lady Pioneers (17-5, 10-0), who completed a perfect sweep through their league.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy boys and girls basketball teams continued their run through TAPPS District 2-A with wins over Wichita Falls Christ Academy Saturday at home.
The Pioneers also made their first appearance in the state rankings this week, 25th among small private schools in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll.
The Pioneers improved to 12-2 and won for a 12th consecutive time with a 53-33 victory.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Pioneers won their 10th straight game Tuesday, blasting Brownwood Victory Life 75-22.
The Pioneers (10-2, 6-0 in TAPPS 2-A) got 20 points from Stefan Rosic.
NCTA raced out to a 37-8 lead after the first quarter.
“We got off to another quick start. Everyone got to play multiple minutes,” said coach Kirby Rasco.
LADY PIONEERS CRUISE
The NCTA Lady Pioneers (12-5, 6-0 in TAPPS 2-A) easily won, 46-11, over Brownwood Victory Life Tuesday.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers withstood an upset bid by visiting Wichita Falls Notre Dame Saturday to remain atop the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools District 2-A standings with a 39-36 victory.
“This was by far our toughest district game,” said NCTA coach Jodie Stevens. “It was a battle the entire time.”
Carolina Bianchi’s 3-pointer with 48 seconds left provided the difference.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers remained perfect in Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools District 2-A play Tuesday with an 81-57 victory at Denton Selwyn.
The Pioneers (8-2, 5-0 in district) turned a close game into a big lead with a 19-9 run over the course of the second quarter. That gave them a 40-26 halftime advantage.
“Denton Selwyn really got after us early,” said NCTA coach Kirby Rasco.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers ran their winning streak to seven games this basketball season with a pair of weekend victories.
They disposed of Wichita Christian 67-31 at home. They then hit the road and returned with a 66-26 triumph against Fort Worth Covenant Classical.
The Pioneers (7-2 overall, 4-0 in TAPPS 2-A) stormed to big leads twice. They led Wichita Christian 30-2 after one period and had Covenant Classical down 29-7 after one quarter.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers stormed out to a huge lead early and went on to defeat their hosts, Wichita Christian, 59-13 in a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools District 2-A basketball game.
The Lady Pioneers led 24-0 after the first quarter and 41-4 at the half.
Esther Udonsi led NCTA with 31 points, while Carolina Bianchi added 14.… Read the rest