State-ranked Tech teams stave off Granbury squads

Basketball, Tuesday, Jan. 28
Trimble Tech (18-6, 10-0 in 7-4A, No. 17 in state) 58, Granbury (9-15, 4-6) 56
Pirates drop second straight, but are chasing playoff berth, trailing Aledo, Southwest and Arlington Heights by two games with four to play. Tech clinches tie for district title. Clay Brawner scores 15 to lead Granbury. Pirates have chance for tie late, but to no avail.
Trimble Tech (25-4, 11-1 in 7-4A, No. 9 in state) 59, Granbury (17-10, 9-3) 50
Tech stays one game behind league-leader Aledo, Lady Pirates are mathematically eliminated from district title hopes but have clinched a playoff berth. Bryce Frank scores 18 points and grabs 16 rebounds, and Kennedy Shelstead scores 18.