Tuesday, Feb. 25
Joshua (6-7-1, 3-3 in 15-4A) 2, Granbury (6-4-6, 3-2-1) 1, Owls move within one standings point of Pirates in battle for third place in district with upset.
Joshua (12-3-1, 3-2-1 in 15-4A) 2, Granbury (8-8, 3-3) 0, Lady Pirates’ three-game win streak comes to an endas Lady Owls move ahead of them in the standings by a point.… Read the rest
Tuesday, Feb. 25
Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class A Basketball Playoffs
North Central Texas Academy 68, Waxahachie Prep 38
Pioneers (20-2) win for 20th straight time to earn spot in semifinals in quest of first state basketball title.
NCTA 47, Lubbock Kingdom Prep 33
Lady Pioneers (20-5) return to state in search of fourth consecutive championship.… Read the rest
Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship
Division II Boys State Tournament
Cornerstone 69, Odessa Latter Rain 56
Azle Christian 39, Cornerstone 37, Crusaeers (20-4) lose on shot at buzzer.
Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Playoffs
North Central Texas Academy (19-2) 66, Amarillo Ascension 45, Pioneers win 19th straight.
North Central Texas (19-5) 64, Lubbock Christ The King 32
Granbury (8-7, 3-2 in 15-4A) 1, Cleburne (3-10-2, 1-3-1) 0
Granbury (6-3-6, 3-1-1 in 15-4A) 1, Cleburne (12-1-2, 4-0-1) 0
Burnet 5, Granbury (0-1) 4
Tolar 13, Dubline 3
Brownwood 4, Tolar (3-4) vs.… Read the rest
Class 4A State Swim Meet
University of Texas, Austin
Granbury freshman Kaylee Brawner cposted a time of 24.66 to finish sixth in the state in the 50-yard freestyle Saturday. She clocked a personal-best time of 24.24 seconds to sit in fourth place after the preliminaries Friday. She entered the meet seeded ninth.… Read the rest
Where: Tyler Junior College
When: Friday and Saturday
Semifinals: Lipan 75, Yantis 40
Strawn 55, Saltillo 40
Championship: Lipan 80, Strawn 40
Next: State Tournament in Austin. Lipan (36-1), No. 1 in the state will be joined by No. 2 Roscoe Highland (28-3), No. 3 Nazareth (34-1) and No. 9. Calvert (29-0). Pairings will be determined in next couple days.… Read the rest
Class A Division II Boys Bidistrict Basketball, in Tolar
Lipan 74, Walnut Springs 49
Indians (14-15) use runs of 17-3 in first quarter and 18-0 in third to win first playoff appearance since 2012. Trevor Hedeman (19), Lance Ferguson (17), and Derrick Cook (15) combine to outscore Walnut Springs by themselves. Lipan moves on to play No. 13 Coolidge (24-1), champion of District 19-A, in area round Thursday at Rio Vista High School at 6:30 p.m.… Read the rest
Class 4A Region I Area Girls Basketball Playoff
at Jacksboro High School
Wichita Falls Rider 40, Granbury 39
Ashley Reid of Rider (27-6) made a layup with seven seconds left for the game-winning points. Granbury (19-13) called timeout and got off a last-second 3-point attempt that fell short. Caroline Forrest gave the Lady Pirates a one-point lead when she drove the lane following a steal by Amber Strange with 19 seconds left.… Read the rest
Stephenville (9-1, 3-0 in District 15-4A) 2, Granbury (5-3-5, 2-2) 1
Granbury (6-7, 1-2 in 15-4A) 1, Stephenville (5-4-1, 1-2) 0
Celina 16, Tolar 0
Brock 10, Tolar 0
Tolar 10, Dublin 10
Tolar (0-3-1) vs. TBA
Hillsboro 11, Tolar 6… Read the rest
Class A Division II
Lipan (33-1, No. 1 in state in Class A Division II) 93, Abbott 15
Lady Indians win 33rd consecutive game as Lanie Roberts scores 26 points with 10 rebounds and Shauna Coleman adds 19 points.
Next: Lipan vs. Frost in Class A Division II Region III quarterfinals, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Mansfield High School.… Read the rest
Boys basketball season finals
Granbury (11-17, 6-8 in 7-4A) 60, O.D. Wyatt (6-21, 3-11) 45
Clay Brawner leads Pirates with 12 points, while Kevin Hennard and Hunter West each score 10 in their final games for GHS.
North Central Texas Academy (15-2, 12-0 in TAPPS 2-A) 71, Denton Selwyn 32
Pioneers win 15th straight and clinch district title.
Godley 52, Tolar (3-16, 3-9 in 10-2A) 34… Read the rest