The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers turned a close game early into a rout, topping Wichita Falls Christ Academy 60-18 in a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools District 2-A basketball contest. in Wichita Falls.
The Pioneers led 16-10 after the first quarter. They then went on a 42-4 run over the second and third quarters.
Stefan Rosic led NCTA (5-2, 2-0 in district) with 30 points.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers began play in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools District 2-A with a 61-23 thumping of Brownwood Victory Life recently.
The Pioneers improved to 4-2 overall.
Stefan Rosic scored 23 points and Marvin Ivanovic added 22 points for the Pioneers.
NCTA wasted no time in jumping out to a 21-3 lead after the first quarter and increased its lead to 39-7 at the half.… Read the rest
The Cornerstone Crusaders have enjoyed much success in their short history of varsity six-man football.
Coach Bobby Johnson’s squads are 23-12 in three seasons, including two playoff victories.
Ironically, while they did not win a postseason game in 2013, the Crusaders did post their best record to date, 9-2. They fell 73-66 to Willow Park Trinity in bidistrict in the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Pioneers might not have won the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Six-Man Division II District 2 football title, but you can’t tell it by looking at the all-district honors.
The Pioneers (7-5) had the league’s offensive MVP in junior running back Tyler Hoskins and the defensive MVP in senior linebacker Elias Demissie.
Hoskins rushed 137 times for 1,587 yards and 26 touchdowns.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Pioneers improved to 3-2 and ran their winning streak to three games with a pair of victories recently.
First, they defeated Dallas Tyler Street 62-52, followed by a 62-43 win over Westlake Academy.
Stefan Rosic led NCTA in scoring in each game, bucketing 36 in both.
With the exception of the fourth quarter against Tyler Street, the Pioneers outscored each opponent in every quarter.… Read the rest
In a game described by coach Jodie Stevens as “two totally different halves,” the North Central Texas Lady Pioneers ended a four-game losing streak with a 37-34 win at Westlake Academy Monday.
Westlake, in a defensive struggle, took a 13-3 halftime lead. NCTA did not have a field goal, hitting three free throws.Then, both teams found their offense in the second half.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers collected their first basketball victory of the season Tuesday, running past visiting Waxahachie Prep 71-40.
Stefan Rosic led the Pioneers, almost matching Waxahachie point-for-point. He finished with 36 points.
Marvin Ivanovic added 12 points.
NCTA (1-2) jumped out to a 28-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.
“Our kids played hard from the start,” said Pioneers coach Kirby Rasco.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers improved to 4-1 with a 76-23 win over Cleburne Christian.
Carolina Bianchi (34) and Esther Udonsi (30) combined for 64 points and 42 rebounds (Bianchi 24, Udonsi 18). In addition, Udonis had nine assists.
“These two act like they’ve been playing ball together for years,” said first-year NCTA coach Jodie Stevens. “They have amazing chemistry despite the fact they’ve only played together for a month.”
Jenny Chen had four points and five assists, Sophie Schulz had four points, and Sydney Lindsey scored four points.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers continued their turnaround from a slow start, opening the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Six-Man Division II playoffs with a 54-8 thumping of Longview Trinity Friday in Rockwall.
The game was called in the third quarter because of six-man football’s 45-point mercy rule.
NCTA (7-4) won for a fifth straight game following a 2-4 start to the season.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers blasted Brownwood Victory Life 56-6 Friday to secure its TAPPS Six-Man Division II postseason spot.
The Pioneers, who will enter the postseason on a four-game winning streak, scored in a variety of ways against Victory Life (4-6). Tyler Hoskins led the offense, rushing 10 times for 143 yards and three touchdowns.
NCTa 56,B’wood Victory Life 6
NCTA 36 20 – 56
BVL 0 6 – 6
Offense – Jared Dodson 5-for-7, 123 yards, 2 TDs, 0 int.… Read the rest